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There are 3 ways to get from Sofia to Smolyan by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Smolyan

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sofia to Smolyan 151.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Smolyan 151.7 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Smolyan is to bus which costs $9 - $14 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Smolyan is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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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.

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The distance between Sofia and Smolyan is 169 km. The road distance is 242.6 km.

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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.

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The bus from Sofia to Smolyan takes 4 h 36 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Sofia to Smolyan bus services, operated by Avtogari, depart from Sofia station.

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Sofia to Smolyan bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Smolyan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Smolyan is 243 km. It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to drive from Sofia to Smolyan.

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There are 267+ hotels available in Smolyan. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Smolyan.
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  • Distance: 105.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

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.

Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Smolyan
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Smolyan
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sofia to Smolyan
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
OK Supertrans
Phone
+359 97/321 21
Website
oktaxi.net
Upravlenie Patni Taksi I Razreshitelni
Phone
+359 2/952 2611
Za Edno Evro
Phone
+359 2/ 80700
Website
1euro.bg
MTAXI 91050
Phone
+359 2/91050
Website
mtaxi.bg

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