There are 7 ways to get from Venice to Sofia by plane, train, bus 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

Fly from Venice  •  6 h 52 min

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

$78 - $325

Cheapest option

Train to Bologna, fly  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Bologna C.Le
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Sofia (SOF) BLQ - SOF

$57 - $243

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Fly from Venice Treviso  •  4 h 54 min

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

$59 - $168

Train to Ljubljana, fly  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Trieste Centrale
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Sofia (SOF) LJU - SOF

$158 - $615

Bus Georg  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Sofia

$140 - $180

Bus Yubim  •  18 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia

$131 - $173

Drive  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Sofia 723 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Sofia is to fly which costs 50€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Sofia is to fly which costs 50€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venezia and arriving at Sofia. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 18 h.

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The distance between Venice and Sofia is 929 km. The road distance is 1156.8 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 18 h and costs 120€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Venice to Sofia, including transfers.

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Venice to Sofia bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Venezia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Sofia is to fly which takes 6 h 52 min and costs 65€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 160€ and takes 18 h.

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There is no direct flight from Venice Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Venice to Sofia bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at Sofia station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 580.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

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

Austrian Airlines, Air Serbia and 15 other airlines fly from Venice to Sofia hourly. Alternatively, Georg operates a bus from Venice to Sofia 5 times a week. Tickets cost $140 - $180 and the journey takes 18 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Bologna to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Bologna to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $4,000
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $4,000
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bologna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$18 - $140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice Treviso to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Bus operators
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Venezia to Sofia
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu

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