There are 4 ways to get from Sofia to Shipka by bus, train, taxi or car
What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Shipka, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria?
BG Razpisanie operates a bus from Sofia to Shipka 5 times a week. Tickets cost $13 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia to Shipka twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $7 and the journey takes 3 h 28 min.
Train from Sofia to Kazanlak
- Ave. Duration
- 3 h 28 min
- Twice daily
- Estimated price
- $6 - $7
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Questions & Answers
The distance between Sofia and Shipka is 164 km. The road distance is 277 km.
The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Shipka is to train which costs $6 - $7 and takes 4 h 24 min.
The quickest way to get from Sofia to Shipka is to taxi which takes 2 h 49 min and costs $140 - $170.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Shipka. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 3 h.
The bus from Sofia to Shipka takes 3 h including transfers and departs five times a week.