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There are 7 ways to get from Sofia to Stockholm by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Stockholm  •  7 h 37 min

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

$117 - $182

Cheapest option

Fly to Norrkoping, train  •  13 h 37 min

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

$90 - $325

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Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  36 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Belgrade to Malmö
  3. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$155 - $276

Bus, train  •  44 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the bus from Würzburg to Copenhagen N05
  5. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029
  6. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$315 - $569

Train, bus  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  2. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Stockholm

$124 - $157

Bus  •  3 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Bucharest
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Militari bus station to Stockholm Main Train Station Bucuresti - Stockholm

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 37 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 37 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 36 h 46 min and costs $150 - $280.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Sofia to Stockholm, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Stockholm is to fly which takes 7 h 37 min and costs $110 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 days 11 h.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Stockholm Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Stockholm is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 2:13 AM in Sofia and 1:13 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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Scandinavian Airlines, Bulgaria Air, KLM and eight other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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  • Distance: 1177.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

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

LOT, Air Serbia and 16 other airlines fly from Sofia to Stockholm hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sofia to Stockholm via Bucharest, Gara de Nord, Piata Unirii, and Bucharest Militari bus station in around 3 days 11 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Norrkoping via Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 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 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Sofia to Norrkoping via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Sofia to Norrkoping via Basel, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $240
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 Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $460
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sofia to Stockholm via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,700
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Sofia to Norrkoping via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
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 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$17 - $24
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$27 - $40
2nd Class Refundable
$27 - $40
1st Class Refundable
$35 - $55
Train from Malmö 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
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
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 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Karat-S
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 Würzburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Bucharest Militari bus station to Stockholm Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 21 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Comati PSG

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