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 Union Ivkoni  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Volos to Sofia

$18 - $65

3 alternative options

Bus Crazy Holidays  •  9 h 38 min

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

$78 - $98

Train, bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Volos to Larissa
  2. Take the train from Larissa to Thessaloniki
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof

$26 - $35

Drive  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Volos to Sofia 312.4 miles

$75 - $110

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Volos and arriving at Sofia. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 45 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 best way to get from Volos to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Volos to Sofia takes 8 h 45 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Volos to Sofia bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Volos station.

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Volos to Sofia bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Sofia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Volos to Sofia is 500 km. It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to drive from Volos to Sofia.

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There are 1173+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Volos to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 232.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 45 min

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

Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Volos to Sofia once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $65 and the journey takes 8 h 45 min. Ilias Travel also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Volos to Larissa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$5 - $6
First Class
$5 - $7
Train from Larissa to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$10 - $13
First Class
$12 - $16
Bus operators
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
$18 - $65
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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
$39 - $42
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
KTEL Magnesias
Phone
0030-24210-25248
Email
ktelvol@otenet.gr
Website
ktelvolou.gr
Bus from Volos to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
ktelvolou.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
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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