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Istanbul to Sofia Bus Information

Cheapest Bus$23.21
Fastest Bus8h 0m
Distance313.7 miles
Bus CompaniesKarat-S, INFOBUS, Metro Turizm, Huntur
  Bus Istanbul - Sofia    314 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-19%

The cheapest bus routes from Istanbul to Sofia

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      10:30 PM
      6:30 AM
    22 Nov
    +1
    Karat-SKarat-S
    from $23.21
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      10:30 PM
      6:30 AM
    24 Nov
    +1
    Karat-SKarat-S
    from $23.21
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      10:30 PM
      6:30 AM
    3 Dec
    +1
    Karat-SKarat-S
    from $23.21
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      6:00 PM
      2:00 AM
    21 Jan
    +1
    Karat-SKarat-S
    from $25.42
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      6:00 PM
      2:00 AM
    9 Jan
    +1
    Karat-SKarat-S
    from $25.42
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      10:30 PM
      6:30 AM
    21 Nov
    +1
    INFOBUSINFOBUS
    from $25.53
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      10:30 PM
      6:30 AM
    4 Dec
    +1
    INFOBUSINFOBUS
    from $25.53
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      10:30 PM
      6:30 AM
    7 Dec
    +1
    INFOBUSINFOBUS
    from $25.53
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      10:30 PM
      6:30 AM
    27 Nov
    +1
    INFOBUSINFOBUS
    from $25.53
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      10:30 PM
      6:30 AM
    19 Nov
    +1
    INFOBUSINFOBUS
    from $25.53
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      10:30 PM
      6:30 AM
    3 Dec
    +1
    INFOBUSINFOBUS
    from $25.53
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      11:00 PM
      8:30 AM
    21 Nov
    +1
    Metro TurizmMetro Turizm
    from $25.76
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      11:00 PM
      8:30 AM
    4 Dec
    +1
    Metro TurizmMetro Turizm
    from $25.76
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      6:00 PM
      3:00 AM
    11 Dec
    +1
    HunturHuntur
    from $28.48


  Carpooling Istanbul - Sofia    314 mi
   Savings

The cheapest carpooling offers from Istanbul to Sofia

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      5:20 PM
      12:40 AM
    2 Dec
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $13.26
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      11:00 AM
      6:10 PM
    2 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $13.93
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      2:00 AM
      9:20 AM
    2 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $13.93
  • Istanbul
    Sofia
      9:30 PM
      4:50 AM
    2 Dec
    +1
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $13.93


  Bus Sofia - Istanbul    314 mi
Ø Bus connections5 x
Savings-16%

The cheapest bus routes from Sofia to Istanbul

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      10:30 AM
      8:30 PM
    24 Nov
    Karat-SKarat-S
    from $23.21
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      10:30 AM
      8:30 PM
    19 Nov
    Karat-SKarat-S
    from $23.21
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      10:30 PM
      8:00 AM
    23 Dec
    +1
    Karat-SKarat-S
    from $25.42
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      10:30 PM
      8:00 AM
    13 Dec
    +1
    Karat-SKarat-S
    from $25.42
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      10:30 AM
      8:30 PM
    29 Nov
    INFOBUSINFOBUS
    from $25.53
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      10:30 AM
      8:30 PM
    4 Dec
    INFOBUSINFOBUS
    from $25.53
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      10:30 AM
      8:30 PM
    21 Nov
    INFOBUSINFOBUS
    from $25.53
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      10:30 AM
      8:30 PM
    2 Dec
    INFOBUSINFOBUS
    from $25.53
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      11:00 PM
      9:15 AM
    20 Nov
    +1
    Metro TurizmMetro Turizm
    from $26.63
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      11:00 PM
      9:15 AM
    13 Dec
    +1
    Metro TurizmMetro Turizm
    from $26.63
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      11:00 PM
      9:15 AM
    22 Dec
    +1
    Metro TurizmMetro Turizm
    from $26.63
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      11:00 PM
      9:15 AM
    24 Dec
    +1
    Metro TurizmMetro Turizm
    from $26.63
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      11:00 PM
      9:15 AM
    29 Dec
    +1
    Metro TurizmMetro Turizm
    from $26.63
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      10:30 PM
      7:00 AM
    11 Dec
    +1
    HunturHuntur
    from $27.63


  Carpooling Sofia - Istanbul    314 mi

The cheapest carpooling offers from Sofia to Istanbul

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Sofia
    Istanbul
      12:10 AM
      4:40 AM
    2 Dec
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from $13.26


Current ticket prices


Bus stops in Istanbul and Sofia

  Stations
Knyaginya Maria Luiza 102, Sofia (Bulgaria)
bulevard "Knyaginya Maria Luiza" 100, Sofia (Bulgaria)

More on bus features and services

Taking the bus is not only affordable but it's also the green way to travel thanks to its low carbon emissions. Bus operators have also taken giant steps to modernize their fleet. Most of the on-board amenities you get when taking the train or flying, can also be found on board a bus.

Buses have become the way to travel in the 21st century. Unlike most other transportation modes, if you buy a Istanbul - Sofia bus ticket, there’s one bus company, offering complimentary WiFi: Metro Turizm. That way you'll be able to instagram your route or get some work done if you're on business. When you’re taking a bus from Sofia to Istanbul, also check whether the bus of your choice is equipped with entertainment systems.

Keep in mind that it’s best tocompare offers: The on-board features of the different bus operators which serve routes from Istanbul to Sofia and back can differ. That's exactly what we're here for: to help you find the right bus. The choice is yours - travel smart!

Istanbul and Sofia: Useful Info

Istanbul
11.17 Million
Sofia
1.15 Million
Taxi
$0.97
$0.90
Istanbul
Sofia
A cab ride in Istanbul is 8% more expensive than in Sofia.
Local buses
$0.43
$0.90
Istanbul
Sofia
A bus fare in Istanbul is 53% cheaper than in Sofia.
Beer
$1.74
$1.13
Istanbul
Sofia
A large beer in Istanbul is 36% more expensive than in Sofia.
Water
$0.28
$0.51
Istanbul
Sofia
A bottle of water in Istanbul is 46% cheaper than in Sofia.
Meal
$3.52
$5.52
Istanbul
Sofia
A meal in Istanbul is 37% cheaper than in Sofia.
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