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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Athens to Sofia from various bus operators like Union Ivkoni, Tourist Service Holding or Arda Tur for the next days.
today
from $26
tomorrow
from $27
Wednesday
from $27
Thursday
from $34
Friday
from $27
Saturday
from $27
Sunday
from $34

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Union Ivkoni
    12h 30m
    6:30 PM
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    7:00 AM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    $26
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    7:00 PM
    Athens
    6:45 AM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $41
  • Citylines
    11h 45m
    7:00 PM
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    6:45 AM
    Sofia
    Bratya Miladinovi
    Citylines
    Economy
    $45
  • Maks Trans LTD
    11h 45m
    8:00 AM
    Athens
    7:45 PM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Maks Trans LTD
    Economy
    $53
  • Arda Tur
    11h 30m
    5:30 PM
    Athens
    5:00 AM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $55

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Union Ivkoni
    13h 30m
    8:30 AM
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    10:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    $27
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    7:00 PM
    Athens
    6:45 AM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $41
  • Like Bus
    12h 30m
    7:00 AM
    Athens
    7:30 PM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Like Bus
    Economy
    $53
  • Arda Tur
    11h 30m
    5:30 PM
    Athens
    5:00 AM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $55
  • Citylines
    12h 25m
    5:30 PM
    Athens
    5:55 AM
    Sofia
    Citylines
    Basic
    $56

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Union Ivkoni
    13h 30m
    8:30 AM
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    10:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    $27
  • Union Ivkoni
    12h 30m
    6:30 PM
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    7:00 AM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    $34
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 30m
    7:00 PM
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    6:30 AM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $41
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    7:00 PM
    Athens
    6:45 AM
    Sofia
    Tourist Service Holding
    Basic
    $43
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    7:00 PM
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    6:45 AM
    Sofia
    Serdika
    Tourist Service Holding
    Basic
    $47

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Union Ivkoni
    13h 30m
    8:30 AM
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    10:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    $34
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    7:00 PM
    Athens
    6:45 AM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $41
  • Like Bus
    12h 30m
    7:00 AM
    Athens
    7:30 PM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Like Bus
    Economy
    $52
  • Arda Tur
    11h 30m
    5:30 PM
    Athens
    5:00 AM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $55
  • Citylines
    12h 25m
    5:30 PM
    Athens
    5:55 AM
    Sofia
    Citylines
    Basic
    $56

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Union Ivkoni
    13h 30m
    8:30 AM
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    10:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    $27
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    7:00 PM
    Athens
    6:45 AM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $41
  • Like Bus
    12h 30m
    7:00 AM
    Athens
    7:30 PM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Like Bus
    Economy
    $52
  • Arda Tur
    11h 30m
    5:30 PM
    Athens
    5:00 AM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $55
  • Citylines
    12h 25m
    5:30 PM
    Athens
    5:55 AM
    Sofia
    Citylines
    Basic
    $55

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Union Ivkoni
    13h 30m
    8:30 AM
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    10:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    $27
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    7:00 PM
    Athens
    6:45 AM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $41
  • Arda Tur
    11h 30m
    5:30 PM
    Athens
    5:00 AM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $55
  • Citylines
    11h 25m
    7:00 AM
    Athens
    6:25 PM
    Sofia
    Citylines
    Basic
    $56
  • Ilias Travel
    11h 25m
    7:00 AM
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    6:25 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Ilias Travel
    Basic
    $60

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Union Ivkoni
    13h 30m
    8:30 AM
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    10:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    $34
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    7:00 PM
    Athens
    6:45 AM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $41
  • Like Bus
    12h 30m
    7:00 AM
    Athens
    7:30 PM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Like Bus
    Economy
    $52
  • Citylines
    12h 25m
    5:30 PM
    Athens
    5:55 AM
    Sofia
    Citylines
    Basic
    $54
  • Arda Tur
    11h 30m
    5:30 PM
    Athens
    5:00 AM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $55

Frequency of bus connections between Athens and Sofia

See here how frequent the connections between Athens and Sofia are, during different times and days of the week.
Thursday is the busiest day, with more than 15 daily buses from Athens to Sofia. Wednesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 5 daily coaches between Athens and Sofia.
The busiest time of the day is the Evening, with 41 buses from Athens to Sofia, while Afternoon sees the fewest connections between Athens and Sofia, with 14 offers.

Facts about the bus from Athens to Sofia

Compare all providers like Union Ivkoni, Tourist Service Holding and Arda Tur that travel 11 times every day by bus from Athens to Sofia in one click! Book your bus ticket from Athens to Sofia starting from $26!

Cheapest Bus $26
Fastest Bus 11h 25m
Earliest Bus 8:00 AM
Latest Bus 7:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes 11 Ø
Distance 326.6 miles
Bus Companies Union Ivkoni, Tourist Service Holding, Arda Tur, Citylines, Like Bus, Ilias Travel and Maks Trans LTD

Cheapest bus connections from Athens to Sofia

Every day, 11 buses from 7 bus companies leave Athens for Sofia: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 05/20/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 05/19
Monday 05/20
$34
Tuesday 05/21
$27
Wednesday 05/22
$27
Thursday 05/23
$34
Friday 05/24
$27
Saturday 05/25
$27
Sunday 05/26
$34
Monday 05/27
$34
Tuesday 05/28
$27
Wednesday 05/29
$27
Thursday 05/30
$34
Friday 05/31
$34
Saturday 06/01
$27
Sunday 06/02
$27
Monday 06/03
$27
Tuesday 06/04
$27
Wednesday 06/05
$27
Thursday 06/06
$27
Friday 06/07
$43
Saturday 06/08
$27
Sunday 06/09
$24
Monday 06/10
$27
Tuesday 06/11
$27
Wednesday 06/12
$27
Thursday 06/13
$24
Friday 06/14
$42
Saturday 06/15

The cheapest time to travel from Athens to Sofia

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Athens to Sofia, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $26, Monday is the cheapest day for a bus from Athens to Sofia. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $34.
Evening is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Athens to Sofia, with $26. Afternoon is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $54.

How to save money travelling from Athens to Sofia

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Athens to Sofia in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Athens to Sofia, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later buses from Athens to Sofia are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Athens to Sofia

These are the most booked bus companies between Athens to Sofia from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Athens and Sofia

In the map below, you can see where to find all bus stations in Athens and Sofia.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Athens to Sofia

Want to know which seat classes are available on the buses from Athens to Sofia? Or which bus companies serve the route Athens to Sofia? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Athens to Sofia bus

How much does a Athens Sofia bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $26 and takes 12h 30m to reach Sofia. Compare offers to save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Athens to Sofia?

This route is offered by 7 companies with a range of ticket prices between $26 and $66. Thus, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to make sure you get the cheapest bus ticket to Sofia.

On average, how many connections are available from Athens to Sofia each day?

Every day, the Athens to Sofia bus route is served by approximately 11 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

How long does a bus journey from Athens to Sofia take?

The fastest bus from Athens to Sofia is offered by Citylines and takes 11h 25m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $56. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Athens to Sofia?

The earliest bus arriving in Sofia from Athens starts at 8:00 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last bus from Athens to Sofia?

The latest bus trip departing from Athens for Sofia starts at 7:00 PM. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. So just use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies operate the Athens Sofia route?

When traveling by bus from Athens to Sofia, passengers can travel with Union Ivkoni, Tourist Service Holding and Arda Tur. With our search, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.

Is there a direct bus between Athens and Sofia?

You can check all the direct connections between Athens and Sofia by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: Union Ivkoni, Tourist Service Holding and Arda Tur.

What can I take with me on the Athens to Sofia bus route?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you're allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the Athens Sofia bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Athens Sofia bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make traveling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Athens to Sofia on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Athens to Sofia

Basic
Basic

Name referring to the typical seat you will find with companies that don’t distinguish between different classes.

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

More bus routes from Athens and Sofia

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Athens and from Sofia. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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