There are 6 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
  2. Take the bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika Florentia Bus

$55 - $88

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Bus Hafet Tours  •  22 h 10 min

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

$78 - $94

Bus  •  22 h 15 min

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

$62 - $93

Drive  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Split to Sofia 600.5 miles

$110 - $170

Fly from Split  •  7 h 19 min

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

$144 - $274

Bus to Sarajevo, fly  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Sarajevo
  2. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Sofia (SOF) SJJ - SOF

$163 - $334

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The cheapest way to get from Split to Sofia is to bus which costs 340 kn - 550 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 19 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 340 kn - 550 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 340 kn - 550 kn. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 900 kn - 1.800 kn and takes 7 h 19 min.

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There is no direct flight from Split Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 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, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Split to Sofia every 3 hours.

Airlines
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
Flights from Split to Sofia via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sarajevo to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $800
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
Flights from Sarajevo to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Split to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sarajevo to Sofia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Bus operators
Promet Makarska
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Split to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
promet-makarska.hr
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
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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
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 - $75
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
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
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Tivat to Skopje
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
bozur.net
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Split to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr

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Sofia is 1 h ahead of Split. It is currently 4:32 PM in Split and 5:32 PM 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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Alitalia, Lufthansa, Croatia Airlines and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Split Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 1152+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $34 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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