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 46 min

  1. VCE - SOF

$79 - $325

Cheapest option

Train to Bologna, fly  •  6 h 26 min

  1. BLQ - SOF

$53 - $244

5 alternative options

Fly from Venice Treviso  •  5 h 9 min

  1. TSF - SOF

$59 - $169

Train to Ljubljana, fly  •  8 h 12 min

  1. LJU - SOF

$158 - $626

Bus Georg  •  18 h

$140 - $180

Bus Yubim  •  18 h 44 min

$131 - $189

Drive  •  11 h 29 min

  1. 723 miles

$170 - $260

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

Austrian Airlines, Air Serbia and 17 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
4 h
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
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
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 5 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 5 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 and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Venice to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
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 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Thursday
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Venice and Sofia is 929 km. The road distance is 1157 km.

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Sofia is to fly which costs 50€ - 150€ and takes 5 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Venice to Sofia is to fly which takes 5 h 9 min and costs 50€ - 150€.

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.

It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Venice to Sofia, including transfers.