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There are 9 ways to get from Treviso to Sofia by plane, shuttle, train, bus, ferry, night train or car

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Fly from Venice  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Sofia (SOF) VCE - SOF

$79 - $196

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Fly from Venice Treviso  •  3h 54m

  1. Fly from Venice Treviso (TSF) to Sofia (SOF) TSF - SOF

$31 - $141

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Shuttle to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6h 46m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Treviso to Orio al Serio Airport
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Sofia (SOF) BGY - SOF

$71 - $691

Train to Bologna, fly  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Sofia (SOF) BLQ - SOF

$68 - $344

Bus  •  19h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia

$142 - $220

Line 2 ferry, bus  •  20h 9m

  1. Take the line 2 ferry from P.le Roma "G" to Tronchetto Mercato 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Venezia to Sofia

$150 - $200

Bus via San Donà di Piave  •  20h 13m

  1. Take the bus from San Donà di Piave to Sofia

$85 - $130

Train, night train  •  33h 55m

  1. Take the train from Treviso Centrale to Wien Hbf Rj
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Craiova
  3. Take the train from Craiova to Vidin
  4. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia Re

$157 - $257

Drive  •  10h 59m

  1. Drive from Treviso to Sofia 1140.7 km

$170 - $250

Treviso to Sofia by bus

The bus journey time between Treviso and Sofia is around 19h 38m and covers a distance of around 1176 km. The fastest bus normally takes 19h 30m. Services are operated by ATVO S.p.A. and Florentia Bus. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
19h 38m
Fastest bus time:
19h 30m
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
146 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
14:30
Last bus departs at:
15:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Treviso to Sofia bus schedules

Italy → Bulgaria
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International entry into Bulgaria from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Australia, Belarus, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Georgia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Israel, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Republic of the Congo, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Sudan, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Angola, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ghana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Maldives, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Bulgaria from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Italy
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Angola, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ghana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Maldives, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Angola, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ghana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Maldives, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Bulgaria

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Bulgaria from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sofia is 02 807 87 57.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sofia is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sofia is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 02 807 87 57.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Bulgaria.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Treviso to Sofia is to fly, which costs €25 - €120 and takes 3h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Treviso to Sofia is to fly which costs €25 - €120 and takes 3h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Treviso to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Treviso and arriving at Sofia via San Donà di Piave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Treviso to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Treviso Centrale and arriving at Sofia via Wien Hbf, Craiova and Vidin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 55m.

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The distance between Treviso and Sofia is 942 km. The road distance is 1140.7 km.

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The best way to get from Treviso to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 19h 1m and costs €110 - €190.

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It takes approximately 7h 12m to get from Treviso to Sofia, including transfers.

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Treviso to Sofia bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, depart from San Donà di Piave station.

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Treviso to Sofia train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Treviso Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Treviso to Sofia is to fly which takes 7h 12m and costs €65 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €110 - €190 and takes 19h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Treviso to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 942.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 12m

What companies run services between Treviso, Italy and Sofia, Bulgaria?

LOT, Austrian Airlines and 15 other airlines fly from Treviso to Sofia hourly. Alternatively, Yubim operates a bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia 4 times a week. Tickets cost $140 - $180 and the journey takes 17h 34m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $290
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Flights from Bologna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Flights from Bologna to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Flights from Bologna to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$16 - $380
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$17 - $24
Base Standard
$35 - $50
Base Premium
$45 - $70
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$23 - $26
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$20 - $29
Smart Low Cost
$17 - $25
Smart Flex
$35 - $55
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$12 - $18
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Treviso Centrale to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Night train from Wien Hbf to Craiova
Ave. Duration
15h 54m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $70
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$60 - $70
Train from Craiova to Vidin
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$3 - $4
1st Class
$10 - $12
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Treviso to Orio al Serio Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$47 - $51
Private
$240 - $440
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17h 34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
Yubim
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Venezia to Sofia
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from San Donà di Piave to Sofia
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ferry operators

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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Treviso to Sofia bus services, operated by Florentia Bus, arrive at Sofia station.

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Sofia is 1h ahead of Treviso. It is currently 7:14 AM in Treviso and 8:14 AM in Sofia.

Treviso to Sofia train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Sofia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Treviso to Sofia is 1141 km. It takes approximately 10h 59m to drive from Treviso to Sofia.

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Alitalia, KLM, LOT and nine other airlines offer flights from Venice Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 177+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Treviso to Venice Airport is to shuttle which takes 28 min and costs €26 - €65.

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