There are 4 ways to get from Sofia to Sliven 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  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Sliven

$12 - $19

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Sliven 3637 / ...

$8 - $10

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Sliven 192.6 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Burgas (BOJ) SOF - BOJ
  2. Take the train from Burgas to Sliven

$35 - $709

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Sliven is to train which costs $8 - $10 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Sliven is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Sliven is 246 km. The road distance is 308.2 km.

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The bus from Sofia to Sliven takes 3 h 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Sliven. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sofia and arriving at Sliven. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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

Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Sofia to Sliven every 3 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia to Sliven twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $10 and the journey takes 4 h 56 min.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Burgas
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $900
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Sliven
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Burgas to Sliven
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Sliven
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Sliven
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Doris Bus
Website
avtobusi.doris-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Sliven
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
avtobusi.doris-bg.com
Trans5
Website
trans5.bg
Bus from Sofia to Sliven
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
trans5.bg
Globus ES
Phone
044/62 48 83
Email
globuses@abv.bg
Website
globuses.com
Bus from Sofia to Sliven
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
globuses.com

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