You can get from Sofia to Bratislava by train, bus or flight.
To get from Sofia to Bratislava on Mar 27 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||481 miles (775 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$3 - $95|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $95 (€84) • 21 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 481 miles (775 km) to Bratislava from Sofia. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Sofia to Bratislava.
International travel from Sofia, Bulgaria to Bratislava, Slovakia is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Slovakia is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Slovakia must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 3/8/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your upcoming trip from Sofia to Bratislava.
The restriction level for your return to Sofia, Bulgaria from Slovakia is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Bulgaria is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia.
Conditions of reentry into Bulgaria:
You should observe these safety measures in Bulgaria as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Bulgaria was last checked on 3/8/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Sofia from Bratislava closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 ways to travel to Bratislava from Sofia including taking a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Bratislava from Sofia is by taking a train, which costs on average $3 (€3).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Bratislava:
Taking a train is usually $92 (€81) less than taking a bus to Bratislava, which costs on average $95 (€84) for the same trip.
A train is generally $6 (€5) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $9 (€8) from Sofia to Bratislava.
The fastest way to get to Bratislava from Sofia is by bus with an average travel time of 21 h 5 min.
Other travel options to Bratislava can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 0 h 0 min.
The Sofia to Bratislava distance is around 481 miles (775 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Sofia to Bratislava:
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But we recommend booking Sofia to Bratislava tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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