There are 3 ways to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Sofia by bus, taxi or car

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  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Veliko Turnovo to Sofia - Central Bus Station

$8 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Veliko Tarnovo to Sofia 140.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Veliko Tarnovo to Sofia 140.6 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Sofia is to bus which costs $8 - $13 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Sofia is to taxi which takes 2 h 49 min and costs $110 - $140.

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The distance between Veliko Tarnovo and Sofia is 193 km. The road distance is 225 km.

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The bus from Veliko Turnovo to Sofia - Central Bus Station takes 3 h 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Veliko Turnovo and arriving at Sofia - Central Bus Station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria and Sofia, Bulgaria?

ETAP Group operates a bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Sofia hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Veliko Turnovo to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
STRANDJA
Phone
05952/ 36 35
Email
park@strandja.bg
Website
strandja.bg
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
strandja.bg
Other operators
Taxi from Veliko Tarnovo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Aleks OK
Phone
+359 62/616 16
Mit Taksi
Phone
+359 62/601 973

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