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What's the best way to get from Cologne to Sofia? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Cologne to Sofia, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do bus tickets from Cologne to Sofia cost?

On average, a bus ticket from Cologne to Sofia will cost you $ 114.51. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $ 68.34. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Journey Details

Best price $ 78.87
Journey duration 29 h 53 min
Connections per day 3
First departure 12:15
Last departure 14:45
Distance 957.5 mi

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Union Ivkoni (Юнион Ивкони)-logo
Union Ivkoni (Юнион Ивкони)
Duration: 27 h
Cologne / Bonn Airport Busterminal - Sofia Central Bus Station
15:00 - 19:00
$ 102.17
Union Ivkoni-logo
Union Ivkoni
Duration: 27 h
CGN Airport - Sofia Avtobusna Spirka
15:00 - 19:00
$ 102.29
Union Ivkoni-logo
Union Ivkoni
Duration: 26 h 59 min
CGN Airport - Sofia Avtobusna Spirka
15:01 - 19:00
$ 102.29
Karat-S (Карат-С)-logo
Karat-S (Карат-С)
Duration: 31 h 45 min
Cologne / Bonn Airport Busterminal - Sofia Serdica Bus Station
12:15 - 21:00
$ 154.66
Karat - S-logo
Karat - S
Duration: 31 h 45 min
Flughafen Köln/Bonn Airport (CGN) - Serdika
12:15 - 21:00
$ 156.06

How long is the journey from Cologne to Sofia by bus?

The journey between Cologne and Sofia by bus usually takes 30 h 4 min to cover a distance of 957.5 mi. The shortest journey from Cologne to Sofia will take you 26 h. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Sofia quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

At what time of the day can I travel from Cologne to Sofia?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Cologne to Sofia leaving at 10:35. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 14:45.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

How many times a day do departures from Cologne leave for Sofia?

The route from Cologne to Sofia is served by providers including Flixbus, Karat - S, Eurolines SA, Eurolines, Union Ivkoni (International), Karat-S (Карат-С), Union Ivkoni (Юнион Ивкони), Union Ivkoni and Citylines. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 8 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Cologne 3 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Cologne to Sofia, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 3 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.

Stations of departure

Cologne / Bonn Airport Busterminal
Flughafen Köln/Bonn Airport (CGN)
Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) Cologne Bonn airport (bus terminal), Kennedystrasse
CGN Airport
Cologne South, Airport
Koln

Destination stations

Sofia Central Bus Station
Serdika
Sofia Bus Station Central, Boulevard Knyahinya Maria Luisa 100
Sofia Avtobusna Spirka
Sofia Serdica Bus Station
Sofia
Sofia Serdika
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