There are 3 ways to get from Sofia to Smolyan by bus, taxi or car
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Bus • 4 h 36 min
$9 - $14
2 alternative options
Taxi • 3 h 9 min
$120 - $150
Drive • 3 h 9 min
$24 - $35
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Smolyan is to bus which costs $9 - $14 and takes 4 h 36 min.
The quickest way to get from Sofia to Smolyan is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 3 h 9 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Smolyan. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 36 min.
The distance between Sofia and Smolyan is 169 km. The road distance is 242.6 km.
The best way to get from Sofia to Smolyan without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $9 - $14.
The bus from Sofia to Smolyan takes 4 h 36 min including transfers and departs every three hours.
Sofia to Smolyan bus services, operated by Avtogari, depart from Sofia station.
Sofia to Smolyan bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Smolyan station.
Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Smolyan is 243 km. It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to drive from Sofia to Smolyan.
There are 267+ hotels available in Smolyan. Prices start at $27 USD per night.
What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Smolyan, Bulgaria?
Avtogari operates a bus from Sofia to Smolyan 5 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $14 and the journey takes 4 h 36 min. BG Razpisanie also services this route 5 times a day.
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