There are 8 ways to get from Sofia to Switzerland by plane, bus, train 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 Zurich  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Zurich (ZRH) SOF - ZRH

$82 - $231

Cheapest option

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) SOF - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$37 - $129

6 alternative options

Fly to Basel  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Basel (BSL) SOF - BSL

$39 - $226

Bus, train Deutsche Bahn  •  23 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld N982
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB Rj

$223 - $358

Bus Yubim  •  29 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Zurich Switzerland

$139 - $181

Bus Georg  •  29 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Zürich

$198 - $249

Bus, train Serbian Railways (ŽS)  •  33 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  2. Take the train from Crveni Krst to Novi Beograd
  3. Take the train from Novi Beograd to Zürich HB En

$135 - $229

Drive  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Zürich 1029.5 miles

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Switzerland is to fly and bus which costs $35 - $130 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Switzerland is to fly which costs $35 - $230 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Switzerland is 1274 km. The road distance is 1647.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Sofia to Switzerland, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Switzerland?

Bulgaria Air, Adria Airways and six other airlines fly from Sofia to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, Yubim operates a bus from Sofia to Zürich once a week. Tickets cost $130 - $170 and the journey takes 28 h 57 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Sofia to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Sofia to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Zurich via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Zurich via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Sofia to Zurich via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Zurich via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$22 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $170
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Crveni Krst to Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Zurich
Ave. Duration
28 h 57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Zürich
Ave. Duration
29 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$190 - $250
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
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

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