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There are 3 ways to get from Sofia to Szeged by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Szeged N982

$28 - $60

2 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Szeged 381.3 miles

$65 - $100

Fly, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Budapest (BUD) SOF - BUD
  2. Take the train from Ferihegy to Szeged

$41 - $285

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Szeged is to bus which costs $28 - $60 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Szeged is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Szeged. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Szeged is 469 km. The road distance is 610.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Szeged without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 25 min and costs $28 - $60.

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The bus from Sofia to Szeged takes 8 h 25 min including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Sofia to Szeged bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Sofia station.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Szeged is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 7:26 PM in Sofia and 6:26 PM in Szeged.

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  • Distance: 293 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Szeged, Hungary?

FlixBus operates a bus from Sofia to Szeged 4 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min. Ecolines also services this route twice a week.

Wizz Air
Flights from Sofia to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
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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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+49 1807 123 99 123
Bus from Sofia to Szeged
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Szeged is 610 km. It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to drive from Sofia to Szeged.

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Wizz Air offers flights from Sofia Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Szeged. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Sofia Airport is to line 84 shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $1.

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