There are 4 ways to get from Sofia to Svilengrad by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus Avtogari  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Svilengrad

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Lyubimets 493 / ...

$10 - $12

2 alternative options

Bus Haskovo Info  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo to Svilengrad

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Svilengrad 175.2 miles

$28 - $45

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Svilengrad, Bulgaria?

Avtogari operates a bus from Sofia to Svilengrad 4 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 4 h 27 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia to Svilengrad twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $10 and the journey takes 3 h 52 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Torre
Phone
0373/91 99
Email
torretravel@yahoo.bg
Website
torre-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
torre-bg.com
Haskovo Info
Website
haskovo.info
Bus from Sofia to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
haskovo.info
Harmanli Municipal Buses
Phone
0373 82015
Email
obshtina@harmanli.bg
Website
harmanli.bg
Bus from Sofia to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
harmanli.bg
Svilengrad24
Website
svilengrad24.info
Bus from Haskovo to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
svilengrad24.info

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sofia to Svilengrad?

The distance between Sofia and Svilengrad is 258 km. The road distance is 280 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sofia to Svilengrad?

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Svilengrad is to train which costs $9 - $13 and takes 5 h 22 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Sofia to Svilengrad?

The quickest way to get from Sofia to Svilengrad is to drive which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $28 - $45.

Is there a direct bus between Sofia and Svilengrad?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Svilengrad. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

How long does it take to get from Sofia to Svilengrad?

The bus from Sofia to Svilengrad takes 4 h 27 min including transfers and departs five times a day.