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There are 5 ways to get from Sofia to Vilnius by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Vilnius  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Vilnius (VNO) SOF - VNO

$87 - $213

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Fly to Kaunas, bus  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Kaunas (KUN) SOF - KUN
  2. Take the bus from Kaunas International Airport to Vilnius Seiny

$88 - $313

Bus  •  39 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Vilnius

$110 - $170

Train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  2. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
  3. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Vilnius

$119 - $177

Drive  •  22 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Vilnius 1301.2 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Vilnius is to bus which costs $110 - $170 and takes 39 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Vilnius is to fly which costs $85 - $220 and takes 8 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Vilnius. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 39 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sofia to Vilnius. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Vilnius via Bucharest - Gara de Nord and Kiev Pass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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The distance between Sofia and Vilnius is 1341 km. The road distance is 2081.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Vilnius without a car is to bus which takes 39 h 15 min and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to get from Sofia to Vilnius, including transfers.

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Sofia to Vilnius bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Sofia station.

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Sofia to Vilnius train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Vilnius is to fly which takes 8 h 38 min and costs $85 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 39 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs $110 - $180 and takes 2 days 3 h.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Vilnius.
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  • Distance: 838.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 38 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Vilnius, Lithuania?

Austrian Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Sofia to Vilnius hourly. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Sofia to Vilnius twice a week. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 39 h 15 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Sofia to Kaunas via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Sofia to Kaunas via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Sofia to Kaunas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from Sofia to Kaunas via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via London Luton
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kiev Pass to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
Ollex
Phone
+370 5 210 4304
Email
info@ollex.lt
Website
ollex.lt
Bus from Kaunas International Airport to Vilnius Seiny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ollex.lt

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Vilnius Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Sofia to Vilnius bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Vilnius station.

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Sofia to Vilnius train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, arrive at Vilnius station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Vilnius is 2082 km. It takes approximately 22 h 23 min to drive from Sofia to Vilnius.

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Bulgaria Air, Air Baltic, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Vilnius Airport.

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There are 991+ hotels available in Vilnius. Prices start at $37 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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