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Overview: Bus from Vienna to Sofia

distanceDistance507 miles (817 km)
durationAverage bus duration15 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$64 (€53)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersEurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Karat-S, Ecolines or Union Ivkoni International

Buses from Vienna to Sofia cover the 507 miles (817 km) long route taking on average 15 h with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Karat-S, Ecolines or Union Ivkoni International. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $64 (€53), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $47 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара).

Bus providers: FlixBus to Sofia from Vienna

FlixBus buses will get you between Vienna and Sofia from $47 (€40). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus

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.

    FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus to Sofia from Vienna:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips: Bus to Sofia from Vienna

    Take the bus to Sofia easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Vienna to Sofia.
    FAQs

    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by bus between Vienna and Sofia?

    Travel between Vienna, Austria and Sofia, Bulgaria by bus is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into Bulgaria from Austria?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Bulgaria from Vienna?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

    What are the safety rules to follow in Sofia, Bulgaria?

    When traveling in Bulgaria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 12/7/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Sofia from Vienna before traveling.

    Do I need to quarantine when I return to Austria from Sofia, Bulgaria?

    The restriction level for your return bus to Vienna, Austria from Sofia is: Partially open.

    Is my return bus into Vienna from Sofia restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Sofia?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

    What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

    The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 12/7/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Vienna from Sofia closer to your date of departure here here.

    How much do cheap buses to Sofia from Vienna cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Vienna to Sofia to cost as little as $47 (€40)  in the next 7 days.

    How much does it cost to take a bus to Sofia from Vienna?

    If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Vienna to Sofia bus price to come in at an average of $64 (€53)  one way.

    How far is Sofia from Vienna by bus?

    The Vienna to Sofia bus distance is approximately 507 miles (817 km).

    How many hours is the bus time between Vienna and Sofia?

    On average the Vienna to Sofia bus travel time is 15 h  for the 507 miles (817 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    What bus station in Vienna goes to Sofia? What bus station do I come into Sofia from Vienna?

    When taking a bus from Vienna, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB), Wien, Hauptbahnhof Wiedner Gürtel/Laxenburger Straße (International Busterminal) and Wien, Hauptbahnhof. When you arrive in Sofia, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара), София, Централна Автогара (Sofia, Tsentralna Avtogara) and Sofia, Bus and Coach Station Poduyane (София, Автогара Подуяне).

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Wien Westbahnhof   to Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара).

    Where is the bus station in Vienna to go to Sofia? Where is the bus station in Sofia located?

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Wien Westbahnhof, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of Vienna.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара), is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center of Sofia.

    What bus companies offer a service between Vienna and Sofia?

    For the best Vienna to Sofia bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, Infobus, Eurolines Germany, Karat-S, Ecolines or Union Ivkoni International. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Vienna and Sofia to compare what amenities they may offer.

    What time is the earliest bus from Vienna to Sofia? What time is the last bus from Vienna to Sofia?

    You can take the earliest bus from Vienna to Sofia at 5: 00 AM   or take the last bus from Vienna to Sofia leaving at 8: 15 PM. Look for the latest Vienna to Sofia bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.

    How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Vienna to Sofia to get the best deals?

    If you buy a bus ticket from Vienna to Sofia within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $64 (€53) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Sofia from Vienna are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.