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There are 9 ways to get from Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T. by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Vratsa
  2. Take the bus from Vratsa to Timișoara, Timisoara Normandia 1950

$37 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus via Băile Herculane  •  15 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Montana
  2. Take the bus from Montana to Băile Herculane
  3. Take the bus from Baile Herculane to Timişoara

$22 - $34

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Bus, train  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Vidin
  2. Take the bus from Vidin to Băile Herculane
  3. Take the train from Baile Herculane to Timisoara Nord R

$25 - $39

Train, bus  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Vidin
  2. Take the bus from Vidin to Băile Herculane
  3. Take the train from Baile Herculane to Timisoara Nord R

$24 - $34

Train  •  23 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Arad D
  3. Take the train from Arad to Timisoara Nord R / ...

$36 - $50

Drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T. 312.1 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Timisoara  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Timisoara (TSR) SOF - TSR

$184 - $654

Fly to Belgrade, bus, train  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Belgrade (BEG) SOF - BEG
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Vršac
  3. Take the train from Stamora Moravita to Timisoara C.E.T.

$92 - $200

Fly to Oradea, train  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Oradea (OMR) SOF - OMR
  2. Take the train from Oradea to Timisoara Nord

$192 - $617

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T. is to train and bus which costs $23 - $35 and takes 15 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T. is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T.. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Timisoara C.E.T. via Videle, Arad and Timisoara Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 14 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Timisoara C.E.T. is 374 km. The road distance is 499.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T. without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 13 min and costs $35 - $65.

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It takes approximately 13 h 13 min to get from Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T., including transfers.

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Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T. train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T. is to bus which takes 13 h 13 min and costs $35 - $65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $50 and takes 23 h 14 min, you could also fly, which costs $180 - $700 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Timisoara Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T. train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Timisoara Nord station.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T..
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  • Distance: 233.8 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 13 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Timisoara C.E.T., Romania?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T. via Vratsa and Timișoara, Timisoara Normandia in around 13 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T. via Videle, Arad, and Timisoara Nord in around 23 h 14 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Timisoara via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Sofia to Oradea via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Timisoara via Memmingen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Sofia to Oradea via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Baile Herculane to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Videle to Arad
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Arad to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Stamora Moravita to Timisoara C.E.T.
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Oradea to Timisoara Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Vidin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Videle
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Vratsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Vidin
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Vratsa
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Vidin
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Sofia to Vratsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Sofia to Vidin
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
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 Vratsa to Timișoara, Timisoara Normandia
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vidin to Băile Herculane
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Montana to Băile Herculane
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Montana Dnes
Phone
0886 45 97 00
Website
montana-dnes.com
Bus from Sofia to Montana
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
montana-dnes.com
Dacos
Phone
(0250) 747-41
Email
secretariat@dacos.com.ro
Website
dacos.com.ro
Bus from Baile Herculane to Timişoara
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
dacos.autogari.ro
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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T. is 499 km. It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to drive from Sofia to Timisoara C.E.T..

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Lufthansa, Wizz Air and Tarom offer flights from Sofia Airport to Timisoara Airport.

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There are 398+ hotels available in Timisoara C.E.T.. Prices start at $36 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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