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Vienna to Sofia by bus

The journey from Vienna to Sofia by bus is 508.6 mi and takes 20 hr 18 min. There are 14 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:45 AM and the last at 11:45 PM. It is possible to travel from Vienna to Sofia by bus for as little as $22.52 or as much as $124.89. The best price for this journey is $22.52.

Lowest Price$22.52
Journey Duration20 hr 18 min
Connection per Day14
Lowest Price$22.52
Highest Price$124.89
First Departure12:45 AM
Last Departure11:45 PM
Distance508.6 mi
DepartureVienna
ArrivalSofia
CarriersFlixBus DACH GmbH, Arda TurMore

Vienna to Sofia Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 26, 2024

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How can I find the cheapest bus tickets to get from Vienna to Sofia?

The prices for bus tickets from Vienna to Sofia vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Vienna to Sofia will cost $22.52. The average bus ticket price is approximately $72.53. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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The prices for bus tickets from Vienna to Sofia vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $72.53. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does the journey from Vienna to Sofia take by bus?

With a distance of 508.6 mi between Vienna and Sofia, it will usually take 20 hr 18 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 20 hr 18 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Vienna and Sofia runs for about 508.6 mi and usually takes approximately 20 hr 18 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 14 hr 0 min. If you are trying to get from Vienna to Sofia as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

How many journeys from Vienna to Sofia are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Vienna to Sofia using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 14 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Vienna to Sofia using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 6 direct connections from Vienna to Sofia each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 8 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Vienna to Sofia. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Vienna to Sofia, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

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Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Vienna to Sofia.

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Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $43.98 to $74.89 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 41% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Vienna to Sofia

The cheapest Vienna - Sofia bus tickets can be found for as low as $55.40 if you’re lucky, or $62.56 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $75.10.

Find the best day to travel to Sofia by bus

When travelling to Sofia by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Arda Tur is a Turkish bus company that operates intercity and international bus services. The company was founded in 1998 and has since grown to become one of the leading bus operators in Turkey. Arda Tur operates a modern fleet of buses that are equipped with air conditioning, comfortable seats, and onboard entertainment systems. The company's routes cover major cities in Turkey, as well as international destinations in Europe and the Middle East. Arda Tur is known for its reliable service, affordable fares, and commitment to passenger safety. The company also offers online booking and ticketing services, making it easy for passengers to plan their journeys.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Union Ivkoni is a Bulgarian bus company that operates domestically and internationally. Founded in 1992, the company has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Bulgaria, with a fleet of over 1,000 buses. Union Ivkoni offers a wide range of services, including regular bus lines, charter services, and international routes to destinations throughout Europe. The company is known for its modern fleet, comfortable buses, and reliable service.

Services on board Arda Tur, FlixBus and Union Ivkoni from Vienna to Sofia
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Vienna to Sofia CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
57.3kg
Bus
61.39kg
Flight
163.7kg
Car
130.96kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Vienna to Sofia?
A bus ticket from Vienna to Sofia is $72.53. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $22.52.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Vienna to Sofia?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Vienna to Sofia is $22.52. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Vienna and Sofia by bus?
Vienna to Sofia is 508.6 mi.
How long does the bus between Vienna and Sofia take?
Vienna to Sofia is on average 20 hr 18 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 14 hr 0 min.
Which companies operate from Vienna to Sofia?
The bus journey from Vienna to Sofia is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus DACH GmbH, Arda Tur, FlixBus, Union Ivkoni, Karat - S, FlixBus RO SRL and Air Kona.
How many bus connections per day go from Vienna to Sofia?
Vienna to Sofia has 14 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Vienna to Sofia leave?
The earliest bus from Vienna to Sofia departs at 12:45 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Vienna to Sofia depart?
The latest bus from Vienna to Sofia departs at 11:45 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Vienna to Sofia in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $22.52 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Vienna to Sofia?
There are on average 6 direct connection(s) from Vienna to go to Sofia.
What's the fastest journey time between Vienna to Sofia by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Vienna and Sofia is 14 hr 0 min.
Is there a direct bus from Vienna to Sofia?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Vienna and Sofia.
What are the CO2 emissions for Vienna to Sofia by bus?
The bus journey from Vienna to Sofia creates 61.39kg of CO2 emissions.

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