There are 8 ways to get from Stockholm to Bulgaria by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car or car train

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Fly to Sofia  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Sofia (SOF) ARN - SOF

$90 - $181

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Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  9h 7m

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) ARN - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse

$74 - $218

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Fly to Varna  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Varna (VAR) ARN - VAR

$78 - $326

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  33h 45m

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation 301
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Malmö to Beograd
  3. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Sofia Central Bus Station

$132 - $214

Bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal Stockholm - Bucuresti
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia

$159 - $194

Bus, train  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm to Bucuresti
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Sofia 461

$132 - $163

Drive  •  29h 20m

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Sofia 3048.4 km

$430 - $650

Drive, car train  •  34h 42m

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
  3. Drive from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Sofia

$333 - $548

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 850 kr - 1800 kr and takes 8h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 750 kr - 3200 kr and takes 7h 14m.

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The distance between Stockholm and Bulgaria is 1928 km. The road distance is 3048.4 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Bulgaria without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 33h 45m and costs 1200 kr - 2100 kr.

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It takes approximately 8h 6m to get from Stockholm to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Bulgaria is to fly which takes 8h 6m and costs 850 kr - 1800 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1500 kr - 1900 kr and takes 2 days 7h.

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There is no direct flight from Stockholm Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h and has one stopover.

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Bulgaria is 1h ahead of Stockholm. It is currently 1:00 PM in Stockholm and 2:00 PM in Bulgaria.

Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Bulgaria is 3048 km. It takes approximately 29h 20m to drive from Stockholm to Bulgaria.

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Bulgaria Air, Transavia Holland, Aegean Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Sofia Airport.

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Bulgaria.
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  • Distance: 1928.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 6m

What companies run services between Stockholm, Sweden and Bulgaria?

LOT, Austrian Airlines and 16 other airlines fly from Stockholm to Sofia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stockholm to Sofia via Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal, Bucharest, Sofia, and Central Station in around 2 days 7h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stockholm to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Stockholm to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Stockholm to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Stockholm to Sofia via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Stockholm to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Stockholm to Sofia via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Flights from Stockholm to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stockholm to Sofia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Stockholm to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Stockholm to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Varna via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stockholm to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stockholm to Varna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Stockholm to Varna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Stockholm to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
$55 - $70
2nd Class Ticket
$60 - $75
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$66
Motorcycle
$111
Vehicle
$122
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus and ferry from Malmö to Beograd
Ave. Duration
21h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
facebook.com
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Karat-S
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Bucharest Memento Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
47h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
Comati PSG
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Brianna Tour
Phone
004-0745-845.394
Website
briannatour.ro
Bus from Stockholm to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
briannatour.ro

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 30 kr - 280 kr.

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