The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Sofia to Bucharest is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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5 h 55 m
5 h 55 m
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Of the 1 buses that leave Sofia for Bucharest every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||183 miles (295 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h 5 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$24 (€21)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus providers||pegasus, Flixbus, Union Ivkoni International or Infobus|
Buses from Sofia to Bucharest cover the 183 miles (295 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 5 min with our travel partners like pegasus, Flixbus, Union Ivkoni International or Infobus. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $15 (€13), but the average price of bus tickets is $24 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара) and arrive in Bucharest, Autogara Filaret.
Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets from Sofia to Bucharest from $15 (€13) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Travel between Sofia, Bulgaria and Bucharest, Romania by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Romania must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Bucharest from Sofia as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Bucharest to Sofia is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Bulgaria is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Romania
What are the requirements?
The government of Bulgaria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/8/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Sofia from Bucharest here.
When taking a bus from Sofia, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара), София, Сердика Център (Sofia, Serdika Center) and София, Централна Aвтогара 2 (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara 2). When you arrive in Bucharest, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Bucharest, Autogara Filaret and Bucharest, Piata Buzesti.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара) to Bucharest, Autogara Filaret.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара) and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bucharest, Autogara Filaret and need to travel approximately 1.9 miles (3 km) from the bus station to the city center in Bucharest.
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