There are 4 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  •  7 h

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

$16 - $24

Cheapest option

Train  •  11 h

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Silistra 9647

$16 - $18

2 alternative options

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

$28 - $123

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 $16 - $23 and the journey takes 7 h. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia to Silistra once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $18 and the journey takes 11 h.

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)
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
$16 - $23
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Union Ivkoni
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Silistra
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Silistra
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
biomet.bg
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
$6 - $8
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sofia to Silistra?

The distance between Sofia and Silistra is 355 km. The road distance is 433 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Silistra is to bus which costs $16 - $24 and takes 7 h.

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

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

Is there a direct train between Sofia and Silistra?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sofia and arriving at Silistra. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

Is there a direct bus between Sofia and Silistra?

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

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

The bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Silistra takes 7 h including transfers and departs once daily.