There are 5 ways to get from Sofia to Zagreb by plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly to Zagreb  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Zagreb (ZAG) SOF - ZAG

$135 - $451

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Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Autobusni kolodvor Florentia Bus / ...

$35 - $130

3 alternative options

Fly to Ljubljana, shuttle  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Ljubljana (LJU) SOF - LJU
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb

$141 - $671

Fly to Graz, shuttle  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Graz (GRZ) SOF - GRZ
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Graz Airport to Zagreb

$146 - $791

Drive  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Zagreb 489.2 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia Serdika and arriving at Autobusni kolodvor. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Zagreb is 680 km. The road distance is 782.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Zagreb without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Sofia to Zagreb, including transfers.

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Sofia to Zagreb bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., depart from Sofia Serdika station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Zagreb is to fly which takes 6 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Sofia to Zagreb bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., arrive at Autobusni kolodvor station.

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Zagreb is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 7:34 AM in Sofia and 6:34 AM in Zagreb.

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Zagreb is 783 km. It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to drive from Sofia to Zagreb.

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  • Distance: 424.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Zagreb, Croatia?

Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Sofia to Zagreb every 2 hours. Alternatively, ATVO S.p.A. operates a bus from Sofia to Zagreb once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 11 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Ljubljana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Sofia to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Graz via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Sofia to Graz via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Zagreb via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Sofia to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Ljubljana Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $45
Private
$130 - $280
Shuttle from Graz Airport to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $45
Private
$150 - $330
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Autobusni kolodvor
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Zagreb - Motel Plitvice
Ave. Duration
14 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu

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Bulgaria Air, Air Serbia, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 2080+ hotels available in Zagreb. Prices start at $46 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 .

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