There are 8 ways to get from Sofia to Stockholm by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry or car

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Fly to Stockholm  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Stockholm (ARN) SOF - ARN

$118 - $183

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Fly to Norrkoping, train  •  13 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Norrkoping (NRK) SOF - NRK
  2. Take the train from Norrköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$250 - $1,145

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  40 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Niš to Malmö
  3. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$158 - $257

Bus, train  •  42 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Berlin
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade
  3. Take the train from København H to Lund Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$286 - $426

Bus Metro Plus  •  47 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Berlin
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Stockholm N32

$135 - $297

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Riga
  2. Take the car ferry from Riga to Stockholm M/S Isabelle

$292 - $511

Bus Brianna Tour  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Bucharest
  2. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Stockholm

$131 - $174

Drive  •  29 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Stockholm 1901.8 miles

$430 - $650

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Stockholm is to fly which costs $110 - $190 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Stockholm is to fly which costs $110 - $190 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Stockholm. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Stockholm via Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 10 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Stockholm is 1885 km. The road distance is 3042.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Stockholm without a car is to bus and bus and ferry and train which takes 40 h 22 min and costs $150 - $260.

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It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to get from Sofia to Stockholm, including transfers.

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Sofia to Stockholm bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Stockholm is to fly which takes 7 h 42 min and costs $110 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $300 and takes 47 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Stockholm Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Sofia to Stockholm bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stockholm station.

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Stockholm is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 11:41 AM in Sofia and 10:41 AM in Stockholm.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Stockholm is 3043 km. It takes approximately 29 h 32 min to drive from Sofia to Stockholm.

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  • Distance: 1177.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 42 min

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 and Berlin, Berlin central bus station in around 47 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 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, Thursday 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
Flights from Sofia to Norrkoping via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
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, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Sofia to Norrkoping via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
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, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 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
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Norrköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$17 - $25
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$28 - $40
2nd Class Refundable
$27 - $40
1st Class Refundable
$35 - $55
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 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
$85 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $180
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$9 - $14
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$14 - $19
2nd Class Refundable
$13 - $19
1st Class Refundable
$17 - $25
Train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Norrköping Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
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
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.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
$117
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Berlin
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Berlin
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 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
$248
Vehicle
$255
Cabin
$313

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