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There are 4 ways to get from Sofia to Volos by 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.

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Bus Ilias Travel  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Volos

$39 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Larissa
  3. Take the train from Larissa to Volos

$27 - $35

2 alternative options

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Volos

$79 - $98

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Volos 312.6 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Volos is to bus and train which costs $26 - $35 and takes 9 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Volos is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Volos. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 48 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Volos is 372 km. The road distance is 500.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Volos without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 48 min and costs $39 - $42.

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The bus from Sofia to Volos takes 8 h 48 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Sofia to Volos bus services, operated by Ilias Travel, depart from Sofia station.

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Sofia to Volos bus services, operated by Ilias Travel, arrive at Volos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Volos is 500 km. It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to drive from Sofia to Volos.

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There are 500+ hotels available in Volos. Prices start at $46 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Volos.
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  • Distance: 232.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 48 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Volos, Greece?

Ilias Travel operates a bus from Sofia to Volos once daily. Tickets cost $39 - $42 and the journey takes 8 h 48 min. Union Ivkoni also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Larissa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$10 - $13
First Class
$12 - $16
Train from Larissa to Volos
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$5 - $6
First Class
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Volos
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39 - $42
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Volos
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Magnesias
Phone
0030-24210-25248
Email
ktelvol@otenet.gr
Website
ktelvolou.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Volos
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
ktelvolou.gr
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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