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 12 min

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

$86 - $211

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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 Airport to Vilnius, Seinų str

$92 - $343

Bus, train  •  32 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Kraków
  2. Take the train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Zachodnia Eic / ...
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Bialystok Ic
  4. Take the train from Białystok to Kaunas
  5. Take the train from Kaunas to Vilnius

$102 - $159

Bus  •  39 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Vilnius

$110 - $170

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 12 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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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 and train which takes 32 h 57 min and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 8 h 12 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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The best way to get from Sofia to Vilnius is to fly which takes 8 h 12 min and costs $85 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $170 and takes 39 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Vilnius Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 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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Map of how to get from Sofia to Vilnius.
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  • Distance: 838.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 12 min

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

Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and 10 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 Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Sofia to Kaunas via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Sofia to Kaunas via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
10 h 42 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Sofia to Kaunas via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $410
Flights from Sofia to Kaunas via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 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 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Sofia to Vilnius via Kiev
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Krakow Glowny to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $20
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $16
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Białystok to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Kaunas to Vilnius
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$5 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$6 - $8
Bus operators
Ollex
Phone
+370 5 210 4304
Email
info@ollex.lt
Website
ollex.lt
Bus from Kaunas Airport to Vilnius, Seinų str
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
ollex.lt
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Kraków
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
touring.bg

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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, Wind Rose and eight other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Vilnius Airport.

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There are 921+ hotels available in Vilnius. Prices start at $41 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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