There are 5 ways to get from Split to Sofia by bus, 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 ATVO S.p.A.  •  17 h

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

$55 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  21 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Herceg Novi
  2. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Kumanovo
  3. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Sofia

$55 - $76

3 alternative options

Bus Hafet Tours  •  24 h

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

$84 - $94

Drive  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Split to Sofia 600.5 miles

$110 - $170

Fly  •  7 h 19 min

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

$144 - $274

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, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and 10 other airlines fly from Split to Sofia every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Split to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Split to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Split to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Split to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Split to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Bus operators
Promet Makarska
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Split to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Herceg Novi to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Kumanovo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Kumanovo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Split and Sofia is 566 km. The road distance is 961 km.

The cheapest way to get from Split to Sofia is to bus which costs 340 kn - 480 kn and takes 21 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Split to Sofia is to fly which takes 7 h 19 min and costs 900 kn - 1.800 kn.

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.

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