There are 5 ways to get from Sofia to Rila Monastery Nature Park by bus, taxi, train or car

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Bus, taxi  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Samokov
  2. Take a taxi from Samokov to Rila Monastery Nature Park

$68 - $89

Cheapest option

Train, taxi  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Kostenets 493 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Kostenets to Rila Monastery Nature Park

$53 - $63

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Samokov
  2. Take the bus from Samokov to Borovets

$69 - $85

Taxi  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sofia to Rila Monastery Nature Park 105.7 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Rila Monastery Nature Park 105.7 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Rila Monastery Nature Park is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Rila Monastery Nature Park is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Rila Monastery Nature Park is 66 km. The road distance is 169.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Rila Monastery Nature Park without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $65 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Sofia to Rila Monastery Nature Park, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Rila Monastery Nature Park is 169 km. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Sofia to Rila Monastery Nature Park.

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There are 194+ hotels available in Rila Monastery Nature Park. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Rila Monastery Nature Park.
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  • Distance: 41.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Rila Monastery Nature Park, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Rila Monastery Nature Park via Samokov and Borovets in around 5 h 10 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Samokov
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Samokov Bus
Website
samokov-info.com
Bus from Samokov to Borovets
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
samokov-info.com
Other operators
Taxi from Samokov to Rila Monastery Nature Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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