There are 7 ways to get from Sofia to Sibiu by bus, 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.

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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

$29 - $53

Cheapest option

Train  •  14 h 42 min

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

$19 - $28

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  13 h 47 min

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

$21 - $33

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Bucharest
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sibiu

$32 - $47

Drive  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Sibiu 325.3 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Sibiu  •  6 h 41 min

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

$102 - $462

Fly to Cluj-Napoca  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) SOF - CLJ

$109 - $276

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Sibiu is to train which costs $19 - $28 and takes 14 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Sibiu is to fly which costs $100 - $470 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Sibiu is 351 km. The road distance is 520.5 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 25 min to get from Sofia to Sibiu, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Sibiu. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Sibiu via Bucharest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sofia to Sibiu. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Sibiu via Vidin and Bordei. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 42 min.

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Tarom, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Sofia Airport to Sibiu Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Sibiu.
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  • Distance: 219.5 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 25 min

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

You can take a bus from Sofia to Sibiu via Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari and Bucharest in around 13 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sofia to Sibiu via Vidin and Bordei in around 14 h 42 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Bucharest Otopeni, Iasi
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Sibiu via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
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 Cluj-Napoca via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Sofia to Cluj-Napoca via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Vidin to Bordei
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Vidin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
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
$22 - $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
$10 - $13
Schedules at
transmixt.autogari.ro
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Vidin
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Vidin
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
autogaravn.com

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