There are 6 ways to get from Sofia to Silistra 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.

Recommended option

Bus ETAP Group  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Silistra

$15 - $21

Cheapest option

Train via Kaspichan  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Kaspichan
  2. Take the train from Kaspichan to Samuil
  3. Take the train from Samuil to Silistra

$15 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Yablanitsa
  2. Take the bus from Yablanitsa to Silistra

$17 - $24

Train  •  35 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Silistra 9647

$15 - $17

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Silistra 270.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Varna (VAR) SOF - VAR
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Silistra

$27 - $123

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Silistra is to bus which costs $15 - $21 and takes 7 h.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Silistra is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Silistra is 355 km. The road distance is 432.7 km.

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The bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Silistra takes 7 h including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia - Central Bus Station station and arriving at Silistra. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sofia and arriving at Silistra. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 35 h 3 min.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Silistra. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Silistra.
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  • Distance: 222.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Silistra, Bulgaria?

ETAP Group operates a bus from Sofia to Silistra 4 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 7 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sofia to Silistra via Kaspichan and Samuil in around 11 h 22 min.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Kaspichan
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Kaspichan to Samuil
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Samuil to Silistra
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Silistra
Ave. Duration
35 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Silistra
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Yablanitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Yablanitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Yablanitsa to Silistra
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Silistra
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Varna to Silistra
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com

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