There are 9 ways to get from Sofia to Stockholm by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry or car

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

Fly to Stockholm  •  7 h 38 min

  1. SOF - ARN

$94 - $167

Cheapest option

Fly to Stockholm Skavsta, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. SOF - NYO

$54 - $207

7 alternative options

Fly to Norrkoping, train  •  12 h 56 min

  1. SOF - NRK

$251 - $1,145

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  39 h 53 min

$158 - $257

Bus, train  •  41 h 33 min

$285 - $431

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  46 h 53 min

  1. N32

$179 - $231

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 13 h

  1. M/S Isabelle

$293 - $512

Bus Brianna Tour  •  2 days 16 h

$131 - $184

Drive  •  29 h 32 min

  1. 1901.8 miles

$430 - $650

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Stockholm, Sweden?

Air Serbia, LOT and 15 other airlines fly from Sofia to Stockholm hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sofia to Stockholm via Berlin, S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin, Flughafen Tegel, and Berlin, Berlin TXL, E in around 46 h 53 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Norrkoping via Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Sofia to Norrkoping via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Sofia to Norrkoping via Ljubljana, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Sofia to Norrkoping via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Sofia to Norrkoping via Belgrade, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Sofia to Norrkoping via Ljubljana, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Sofia to Norrkoping via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm Skavsta
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Norrköping Central to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$18 - $25
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$28 - $40
2nd Class Refundable
$28 - $40
1st Class Refundable
$35 - $55
Train from Malmö Central to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$90 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $180
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Sofia to Berlin
Ave. Duration
26 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$118
Schedules at
racicbg.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin TXL, E to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallink.com
Car ferry from Riga to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $320
Schedules at
tallink.com
Passenger
$249
Vehicle
$256
Cabin
$314

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sofia and Stockholm is 1885 km. The road distance is 3043 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Stockholm is to fly and bus which costs $50 - $210 and takes 7 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Sofia to Stockholm is to fly and bus which takes 7 h 14 min and costs $50 - $210.

No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Stockholm. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Stockholm via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Berlin, Berlin TXL, E. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 53 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from Sofia to Stockholm, including transfers.