There are 6 ways to get from Timișoara to Sofia by bus, train, 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  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Temešvár, autogara AUTOTIM to Szeged, Viztorony tér Rj
  2. Take the bus from Szeged to Sofia N982

$34 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  16 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Timişoara to Craiova
  2. Take the train from Craiova to Vidin
  3. Take the bus from Vidin to Sofia

$14 - $20

4 alternative options

Bus, train via Timişoara  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Timişoara to Craiova
  2. Take the train from Craiova to Vidin
  3. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia

$25 - $34

Train  •  19 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Deva Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Deva to Craiova Ir
  3. Take the train from Craiova to Vidin
  4. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia

$26 - $40

Drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Timișoara to Sofia 315 miles

$50 - $75

Fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Sofia (SOF) TSR - SOF

$182 - $652

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Timișoara to Sofia is to bus and train which costs $13 - $20 and takes 16 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Timișoara to Sofia is to drive which takes 6 h 30 min and costs $50 - $75.

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The distance between Timișoara and Sofia is 379 km. The road distance is 504 km.

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It takes approximately 11 h 57 min to get from Timișoara to Sofia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Timișoara to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Temešvár, autogara AUTOTIM and arriving at Sofia via Tarján, víztorony and Szeged. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Timișoara to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Timisoara Nord and arriving at Sofia via Deva, Craiova and Vidin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Timișoara, Romania and Sofia, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Timișoara to Sofia via Szeged, Viztorony tér, Tarján, víztorony, Mars tér, and Szeged in around 11 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Timișoara to Sofia via Deva, Craiova, and Vidin in around 19 h 9 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Timisoara to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Timisoara to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Timisoara to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Timisoara to Sofia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Timisoara to Sofia via Memmingen
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Craiova to Vidin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Deva
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Deva to Craiova
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Temešvár, autogara AUTOTIM to Szeged, Viztorony tér
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Szeged to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Obada Trans SRL
Phone
+4-0726.922.277
Website
obadatrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Timişoara to Craiova
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
obadatrans.autogari.ro
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
karat-s.com

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