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

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 EAAA  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Volos

$18 - $65

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Λάρισα
  3. Take the train from Λάρισα to Βόλος

$26 - $38

Bus Ilias Travel  •  10 h 13 min

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

$38 - $43

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Volos 312.6 miles

$75 - $110

Fly, car ferry  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Skiathos (JSI) SOF - JSI
  2. Take the car ferry from Skiathos to Volos

$74 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Volos is to bus which costs $18 - $65 and takes 8 h 25 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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The distance between Sofia and Volos is 372 km. The road distance is 500.1 km.

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The bus from Sofia to Volos takes 8 h 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Volos. Services depart once daily, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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The nearest airport to Volos is Volos (VOL) Airport which is 19.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Skiathos (JSI) (52.3 km), Thessaloniki (SKG) (129.4 km), Athens (ATH) (180.7 km) and Preveza (PVK) (193.2 km).

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Volos.
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  • Distance: 232.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

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

EAAA operates a bus from Sofia to Volos twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $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 Skiathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Sofia to Skiathos via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Sofia to Skiathos via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Sofia to Skiathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Sofia to Skiathos via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Sofia to Skiathos via Istanbul, Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Sofia to Skiathos via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Sofia to Skiathos via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Θεσσαλονίκη to Λάρισα
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 Λάρισα to Βόλος
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
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Volos
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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 daily
Estimated price
$39 - $43
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Dupnitsa to Volos
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33 - $36
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
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
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Dupnitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Dupnitsa
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Ferry operators
Hellenic Seaways
Phone
+30 210 4199000
Email
hswroro@hsw.gr
Website
hellenicseaways.gr
Car ferry from Skiathos to Volos
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
hellenicseaways.gr
Economy
$13 - $19
Business
$17
Anes Ferries
Phone
210 5237613
Email
info@anes.gr
Website
anes.gr
Car ferry from Skiathos to Volos
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
anes.gr

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