There are 4 ways to get from Volos to Sofia by bus, train 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.

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Bus EAAA  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Volos to Sofia

$19 - $65

3 alternative options

Bus Ilias Travel  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Volos to Dupnitsa
  2. Take the bus from Dupnitsa to Sofia

$39 - $43

Train, bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Βόλος to Λάρισα
  2. Take the train from Λάρισα to Θεσσαλονίκη
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof

$26 - $39

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Volos to Sofia 312.4 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Volos to Sofia is to bus which costs 16€ - 60€ and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Volos to Sofia is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Volos and Sofia is 372 km. The road distance is 499.9 km.

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The bus from Volos to Sofia takes 8 h 25 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Volos and arriving at Sofia. Services depart twice daily, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Volos, Greece and Sofia, Bulgaria?

EAAA operates a bus from Volos to Sofia twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Βόλος to Λάρισα
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$5 - $6
First Class
$5 - $7
Train from Λάρισα to Θεσσαλονίκη
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$10 - $13
First Class
$12 - $16
Bus operators
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Volos to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Volos to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Volos to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $43
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Volos to Dupnitsa
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34 - $37
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Dupnitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Dupnitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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