There are 5 ways to get from Sofia to Svilengrad by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus Avtogari  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Svilengrad

$10 - $16

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$9 - $12

3 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

Taxi  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sofia to Svilengrad 175.2 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Svilengrad 175.2 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Svilengrad is to train which costs $9 - $12 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Svilengrad is to taxi which costs $140 - $170 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Svilengrad is 258 km. The road distance is 280.4 km.

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

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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.

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The nearest airport to Svilengrad is Alexandroupolis (AXD) Airport which is 103.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Burgas (BOJ) (140.4 km), Kavala (KVA) (161.7 km), Varna (VAR) (211.1 km) and Istanbul (IST) (235.4 km).

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

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Svilengrad.
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  • Distance: 161.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

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

Avtogari operates a bus from Sofia to Svilengrad 4 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $16 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 - $9 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
$10 - $16
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
$13 - $16
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
Other operators
Taxi from Sofia to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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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