You can get from Sofia to Bucharest by train, bus or flight.
To get from Sofia to Bucharest on May 28 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||183 miles (295 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or flight|
|Ticket price range||$11 - $113|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $11 (€10) • 6 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $113 (€101) • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Aegean Airlines|
Travel 183 miles (295 km) by bus or flight from Sofia to Bucharest. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Aegean Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Sofia to Bucharest.
Travel between Sofia, Bulgaria and Bucharest, Romania is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria.
Conditions of entry into Romania:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Romania has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 5/23/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey from Sofia to Bucharest.
The restriction level for your return to Sofia, Bulgaria from Romania is: Fully open.
Entry into Bulgaria is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania.
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 5/23/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Sofia from Bucharest closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 travel options from Sofia to Bucharest: bus or flight.
The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Bucharest is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€10) compared to other travel options to Bucharest:
A bus is $102 (€91) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Sofia to Bucharest costing on average $113 (€101).
The fastest way from Sofia to Bucharest is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.
There are alternative travel options to Bucharest that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 30 min of travel time.
The distance from Sofia to Bucharest is approximately 183 miles (295 km).
The average frequency per day from Sofia to Bucharest is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Bucharest from Sofia as scheduled services by bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Sofia to Bucharest:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Sofia to Bucharest with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bucharest as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Sofia and Bucharest.
Before traveling from Sofia to Bucharest, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Sofia to Bucharest 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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