There are 8 ways to get from Sofia to Volos 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, train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. 601 / ...

$27 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus EAAA  •  8 h 25 min

$19 - $35

6 alternative options

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  9 h 38 min

$80 - $100

Train, bus  •  10 h 3 min

  1. 361
  2. 601 / ...

$27 - $37

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. 312.6 miles

$75 - $110

Fly to Athens, bus  •  9 h 41 min

  1. SOF - ATH

Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  15 h 4 min

  1. SOF - IOA

$77 - $262

Fly to Thessaloniki, train  •  10 h 39 min

  1. SOF - SKG

$121 - $321

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

EAAA operates a bus from Sofia to Volos twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $440
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Sofia to Thessaloniki via Athens, Paros
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $150
Flights from Sofia to Thessaloniki via Paphos
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Sofia to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $130
TUS Airways Ltd
Website
tusairways.com
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,500
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Thessaloniki via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sofia to Thessaloniki via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Larissa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$10 - $14
First Class
$12 - $17
Train from Larissa to Volos
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$5 - $6
First Class
$5 - $7
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Volos
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Volos
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
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 a week
Estimated price
$41 - $44
Schedules at
iliastravel.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 - $80
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
Bus from Athens to Volos
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
ktelvolou.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Volos
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
ktelvolou.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Volos
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sofia and Volos is 372 km. The road distance is 500 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Volos is to bus which costs $19 - $35 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Volos. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 23 min to get from Sofia to Volos, including transfers.