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There are 6 ways to get from Zadar to Sofia by bus, car or plane

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Bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  16 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Zagreb L939 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika Florentia Bus

$52 - $95

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Bus Banbus  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Dimitrovgrad
  3. Take the bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia

Bus Hafet Tours  •  25 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Split 941
  2. Take the bus from Split to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia

$82 - $112

Drive  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Zadar to Sofia 666 miles

$130 - $190

Fly from Zadar  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Zadar (ZAD) to Sofia (SOF) ZAD - SOF

$70 - $235

Bus to Split, fly  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Zadar to Trogir
  2. Fly from Split (SPU) to Sofia (SOF) SPU - SOF

$154 - $289

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The cheapest way to get from Zadar to Sofia is to bus which costs 330 kn - 650 kn and takes 16 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zadar to Sofia is to fly which costs 450 kn - 1.600 kn and takes 8 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zadar to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Zadar and arriving at Sofia Serdika via Autobusni kolodvor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 16 min.

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The distance between Zadar and Sofia is 671 km. The road distance is 1065.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 16 min and costs 330 kn - 650 kn.

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It takes approximately 16 h 16 min to get from Zadar to Sofia, including transfers.

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Zadar to Sofia bus services, operated by Velebit Tours, depart from Zadar station.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Sofia is to bus which takes 16 h 16 min and costs 330 kn - 650 kn. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 450 kn - 1.600 kn and takes 8 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zadar Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Zadar to Sofia bus services, operated by ATVO S.p.A., arrive at Sofia Serdika station.

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Map of how to get from Zadar to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 419.6 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 16 min

What companies run services between Zadar, Croatia and Sofia, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Zadar to Sofia via Zagreb and Autobusni kolodvor in around 16 h 16 min. Alternatively, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Zadar to Sofia twice daily.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zadar to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Split to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Split to Sofia via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zadar to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zadar to Sofia via Bremen, Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Split to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Split to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Zadar to Sofia via Zagreb, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Zadar to Sofia via Zagreb, Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Zadar to Sofia via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $230
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Zadar to Sofia via Zagreb, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zadar to Sofia via Zagreb, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Split to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Split to Sofia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Bus operators
Velebit Tours
Phone
053 560 388
Email
info@velebit-tours.hr
Website
velebit-tours.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
velebit-tours.hr
Slavonija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)35 475-300
Email
info@slavonija-bus.hr
Website
slavonija-bus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
slavonija-bus.hr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotransport Šibenik
Phone
022 / 212 – 557
Email
autotransport@atpsi.hr
Website
atpsi.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
atpsi.hr
Puntamica Line d.d.o.
Phone
+385 (23) 315 331
Email
info@puntamika-line.hr
Website
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
puntamika-line.hr
Samoborček
Phone
+385 1 6321 190
Email
samoborcek@samoborcek.hr
Website
samoborcek.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
samoborcek.hr
Croatia Bus
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
Banbus
Phone
+381 11 362 5555
Email
ffice@banbus.co.rs
Website
banbus.co.rs
Bus from Zadar to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
banbus.co.rs
Blenda Tours
Phone
+(381)(10)346969
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Belgrade to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
pks.rs
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Prijevoz Knežević
Website
knezevic.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
knezevic.getbybus.com
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
ap.hr
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varazdin.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
Dalmacija Bus
Phone
+385 (0)21 32 62 26
Email
josdedic@inet.hr
Website
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
dalmacijabus.hr
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Split
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Brioni Pula
Phone
+385 52 356 500
Email
brioni@brioni.hr
Website
brioni.hr
Bus from Zadar to Trogir
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
brioni.hr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zadar, aut.kolodvor to Trogir, aut.kolodvor
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
regiojet.com

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Sofia is 1 h ahead of Zadar. It is currently 7:32 AM in Zadar and 8:32 AM in Sofia.

Yes, the driving distance between Zadar to Sofia is 1066 km. It takes approximately 10 h 41 min to drive from Zadar to Sofia.

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Eurowings, Austrian Airlines, easyJet and seven other airlines offer flights from Zadar Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 1224+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zadar to Zadar Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 24 kn.

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