There are 8 ways to get from Transylvania 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, train  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Târgu Mureş to Turda
  2. Take the bus from Turda to Craiova
  3. Take the train from Craiova to Vidin
  4. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia

$35 - $43

Cheapest option

Train  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Targu Mures to Razboieni R / ...
  2. Take the train from Razboieni to Craiova Ir
  3. Take the train from Craiova to Vidin
  4. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia

$26 - $40

6 alternative options

Bus via Ruse  •  17 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Targu Mures to Otopeni Airport
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station

$32 - $46

Train via Bucuresti Nord Gara A  •  19 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Targu Mures to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  3. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 461

$43 - $60

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  22 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Târgu Mureș to Bucuresti
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia

$38 - $60

Drive  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Transylvania to Sofia 485.8 miles

$75 - $120

Bus to Cluj-Napoca, fly  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Târgu Mureş to Turda
  2. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Sofia (SOF) CLJ - SOF

$118 - $204

Train, bus to Sibiu, fly  •  13 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Targu Mures to Alba Iulia
  2. Take the bus from Alba Iulia to Sibiu
  3. Fly from Sibiu (SBZ) to Sofia (SOF) SBZ - SOF

$110 - $484

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Transylvania to Sofia is to train which costs $26 - $40 and takes 22 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Transylvania to Sofia is to bus and fly which takes 8 h 30 min and costs $110 - $210.

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The distance between Transylvania and Sofia is 441 km. The road distance is 777 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 15 h 31 min to get from Transylvania to Sofia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Transylvania to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Band and arriving at Sofia - Central Bus Station via Targu Mures, Bucharest Otopeni Airport and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 11 min.

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

You can take a bus from Transylvania to Sofia via Târgu Mureș, Targu Mures, Otopeni Airport, Bucharest Otopeni Airport, and Ruse in around 17 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Transylvania to Sofia via Targu Mures, Bucuresti Nord Gara A, Ruse(BG), and Ruse in around 19 h 24 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Sibiu to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Sibiu to Sofia via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Flights from Sibiu to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sibiu to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $360
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 Targu Mures to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Targu Mures to Razboieni
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Razboieni to Craiova
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Targu Mures to Alba Iulia
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Duda Trans
Phone
+40 265 977
Website
dudatrans.ro
Bus from Târgu Mureş to Turda
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
dudatrans.ro
S.C. Autotrans Calatori Filaret S.A.
Phone
021.335.32.90
Email
agentia.filaret@acfilaret.ro
Website
acfilaret.ro
Bus from Turda to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
acfilaret.ro
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Targu Mures to Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
mementobus.com
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Târgu Mureș to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
fany.ro
Bus from Alba Iulia to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
fany.ro
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
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk

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