There are 4 ways to get from Tallinn to Sofia by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Sofia (SOF) TLL - SOF

$91 - $173

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Bus Temptrans  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Odessa 999
  2. Take the bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Sofia Serdika Odessa-Varna-Sofia

$82 - $126

2 alternative options

Bus Ecolines  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Tallinn to Rīga 800706 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Riga to Sofia

$145 - $235

Drive  •  29 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Tallinn to Sofia 1628.9 miles

$290 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Tallinn to Sofia is to bus which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 2 days 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Tallinn to Sofia is to fly which costs 75€ - 150€ and takes 8 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tallinn to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Tallinn and arriving at Sofia via Riga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Tallinn and Sofia is 1864 km. The road distance is 2606.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 0 h and costs 120€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to get from Tallinn to Sofia, including transfers.

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Tallinn to Sofia bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Tallinn station.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Sofia is to fly which takes 8 h 2 min and costs 75€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 200€ and takes 2 days 0 h.

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

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Tallinn to Sofia bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Sofia station.

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Map of how to get from Tallinn to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 1164.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 2 min

What companies run services between Tallinn, Estonia and Sofia, Bulgaria?

LOT, Aegean Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Tallinn to Sofia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tallinn to Sofia via Rīga and Riga in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Tallinn to Sofia via Stockholm, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Tallinn to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Tallinn to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Sofia via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Tallinn to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Sofia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Rīga
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Riga to Sofia
Ave. Duration
43 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
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ecolines.net
Temptrans
Website
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Bus from Tallinn to Odessa
Ave. Duration
27 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
temptrans.ee
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
maximovtours.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Tallinn to Sofia is 2606 km. It takes approximately 29 h 15 min to drive from Tallinn to Sofia.

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Air Baltic, Bulgaria Air, Aegean Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Tallinn Airport to Sofia Airport.

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The best way to get from Tallinn to Tallinn Airport is to bus which takes 4 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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