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

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Bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Split to Zagreb 936a
  2. Take the bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika Florentia Bus

$62 - $87

4 alternative options

Bus Lasta  •  21 h

  1. Take the bus from Split to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station Belgrade - Varna

$78 - $102

Bus Hafet Tours  •  22 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia

$77 - $92

Drive  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Split to Sofia 600.5 miles

$110 - $170

Fly  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Sofia (SOF) SPU - SOF

$144 - $274

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The cheapest way to get from Split to Sofia is to bus which costs 400 kn - 600 kn and takes 17 h.

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The quickest way to get from Split to Sofia is to fly which costs 900 kn - 1.800 kn and takes 7 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Split to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Sofia Serdika via Autobusni kolodvor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h.

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The distance between Split and Sofia is 566 km. The road distance is 960.8 km.

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The best way to get from Split to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 17 h and costs 400 kn - 600 kn.

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It takes approximately 17 h to get from Split to Sofia, including transfers.

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Split to Sofia bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, depart from Split station.

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The best way to get from Split to Sofia is to bus which takes 17 h and costs 400 kn - 600 kn. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 900 kn - 1.800 kn and takes 7 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Split Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Split to Sofia bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., arrive at Sofia Serdika station.

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Map of how to get from Split to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 353.8 miles
  • Duration: 17 h

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

You can take a bus from Split to Sofia via Zagreb and Autobusni kolodvor in around 17 h. Alternatively, Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and four other airlines fly from Split to Sofia every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Split to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Split to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Split to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Split to Sofia via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Split to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Split to Sofia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Karat-S
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com

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More Questions & Answers

Sofia is 1 h ahead of Split. It is currently 5:52 AM in Split and 6:52 AM in Sofia.

Yes, the driving distance between Split to Sofia is 961 km. It takes approximately 11 h 27 min to drive from Split to Sofia.

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Aegean Airlines, easyJet, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Split Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 1261+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Split to Split Airport is to line 37 bus which takes 40 min and costs 17 kn.

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