How to travel from Ruse to Sofia

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from Ruse to Sofia

You can get from Ruse to Sofia by train, bus or flight.

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bus

To get from Ruse to Sofia on Jan 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:00PMRuse5h05 07:05PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
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02:00PMRuse5h05 07:05PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
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141One-way
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08:30AMRuse5h25 01:55PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
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141One-way
03:45AMRuse4h55 08:40AMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
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141One-way
01:00PMRuse5h30 06:30PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
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141One-way

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Travel Information to Sofia from Ruse

distanceDistance155 miles (250 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $108
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $1 (€1) • 6 h 36 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $108 (€94) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni National or tarom

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 155 miles (250 km) from Ruse to Sofia. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $1 (€1). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Union Ivkoni National or tarom among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Ruse to Sofia.

Travel Tips: Travel from Ruse to Sofia

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Ruse to Sofia.
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There are 4 ways to get from Ruse to Sofia: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Ruse to Sofia is by taking a train with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Sofia:

Taking a train is about $14 (€12) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $15 (€13) for this journey.

Taking a train is about $107 (€93) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $108 (€94) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Sofia from Ruse is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Sofia can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 36 min   of travel time.

Sofia is approximately 155 miles (250 km) away from Ruse.

The average frequency per day from Ruse to Sofia is:

  • Around 5 buses per day.
  • Around 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Sofia from Ruse as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Ruse to Sofia:

  • Buses mostly depart from Ruse, Avtogara (Русе, Автогара) and arrive in Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара).

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Ruse to Sofia:

  • You can travel between Ruse and Sofia by bus with Union Ivkoni National. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $15 (€13) with Union Ivkoni National from Ruse to Sofia.
  • You can take a flight from Ruse to Sofia with tarom. Cheap tickets can be found for $108 (€94) with tarom from Ruse to Sofia.

Yes, there are direct routes from Ruse to Sofia with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 5 direct buses per day to Sofia with Union Ivkoni National, Union Ivkoni International or Group Plus.

Direct services to Sofia tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Omio customers who travel from Ruse to Sofia often also extend their vacation to go to Plovdiv, Burgas or Varna. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Sofia and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Ruse to Sofia, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $15 (€13) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $108 (€94) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Ruse to Sofia online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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