Travel from Sofia to Shipka

Bus or train from Sofia to Shipka?

BG Razpisanie operates a bus from Sofia to Shipka 5 times a week. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia to Shipka once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $7 and the journey takes 3 h 29 min. Kazanlak Municipality Transport also services this route hourly.

How to get from Sofia to Shipka

ModeDurationPrice
From Sofia bus to Shipka.3 h24
From Sofia train to Kazanlak then bus to Shipka.4 h 25 min10
From Sofia taxi to Shipka.2 h 49 min282
From Sofia drive to Shipka.2 h 49 min54

Is there a direct bus between Sofia and Shipka?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Shipka. Services depart 5 times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 3 hours.

Operators from Sofia to Shipka