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

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

Bus ETAP Group  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sibiu

$20 - $38

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sibiu D

$49 - $57

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 980
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sibiu

$32 - $57

Train  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Vidin
  2. Take the train from Calafat to Bordei
  3. Take the train from Bordei to Sibiu

$22 - $33

Train, night train  •  16 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Ruse 462
  2. Take the night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sibiu D

$26 - $35

Drive  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Sibiu 325.3 miles

$50 - $75

Fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Sibiu (SBZ) SOF - SBZ

$102 - $462

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Sibiu, Romania?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Sibiu via Bucharest - Gară Filaret and Bucharest - Gară Filaret in around 12 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sofia to Sibiu via Vidin, Calafat, and Bordei in around 14 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Sibiu via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Sibiu via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Sibiu via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Calafat to Bordei
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bordei to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Vidin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Bucharest - Gară Filaret
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
S.C. Autotrans Calatori Filaret S.A.
Phone
021.335.32.90
Email
agentia.filaret@acfilaret.ro
Website
acfilaret.ro
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
acfilaret.ro
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transmixt
Phone
0269/217757
Email
transmixt@atlassib.ro
Website
transmixt.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
transmixt.autogari.ro

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sofia to Sibiu?

The distance between Sofia and Sibiu is 351 km. The road distance is 521 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sofia to Sibiu?

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Sibiu is to train which costs $22 - $35 and takes 14 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Sofia to Sibiu?

The quickest way to get from Sofia to Sibiu is to fly which takes 6 h 42 min and costs $100 - $470.

Is there a direct train between Sofia and Sibiu?

No, there is no direct train from Sofia to Sibiu. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Sibiu via Ruse and Bucuresti Nord Gara A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 3 min.

Is there a direct bus between Sofia and Sibiu?

No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Sibiu. However, there are services departing from Sofia - Central Bus Station and arriving at Sibiu via Bucharest - Gară Filaret. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 17 min.

How long does it take to get from Sofia to Sibiu?

It takes approximately 12 h 17 min to get from Sofia to Sibiu, including transfers.