There are 7 ways to get from Sofia to Salzburg by plane, train, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Salzburg (SZG) SOF - SZG

$111 - $1,101

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Salzburg Switzerland

$45 - $170

5 alternative options

Fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Munich (MUC) SOF - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$129 - $364

Fly to Linz, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Linz (LNZ) SOF - LNZ
  2. Take the train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$61 - $258

Bus, train  •  16 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station to Wien Erdberg
  2. Take the train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf Wb / ...

$115 - $145

Bus, night train  •  19 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana Florentia Bus
  2. Take the night train from Ljubljana to Salzburg Hbf En

$72 - $112

Drive  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Salzburg 751.7 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Salzburg is to bus which costs $45 - $170 and takes 18 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Salzburg is to fly which costs $110 - $1,100 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Salzburg is 983 km. The road distance is 1202.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to get from Sofia to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Salzburg. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Salzburg, Austria?

Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Sofia to Salzburg hourly. Alternatively, EAAA operates a bus from Sofia to Salzburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $75 and the journey takes 18 h 30 min. Six other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
Flights from Sofia to Salzburg via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
Flights from Sofia to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Sofia to Linz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Linz via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Sofia to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
Flights from Sofia to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Linz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Salzburg via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Sofia to Munich via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Linz via Warsaw, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Salzburg via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $2,100
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Sofia to Munich via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Westbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Wels to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Europaplatz to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Wels Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $15
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$12 - $15
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Bus operators
Air Kona
Phone
00359 2 971 11 11
Email
tickets@airkona.com
Website
airkona.com
Bus from Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station to Wien Erdberg
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
airkona.com
Bus from Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$88
Schedules at
airkona.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$119
Schedules at
karat-s.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Trg Osvobodilne Lubiana
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
atvo.it

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