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|Fastest Bus||8h 0m|
|Earliest Bus||3:30 AM|
|Latest Bus||11:00 PM|
|Daily Bus Routes||4 Ø|
|Bus Companies||Metro Turizm, Huntur, Busbud, Union Ivkoni, Tourist Service Holding|
Do you want to travel by bus from Istanbul to Sofia?
CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses departing from Istanbul and arriving in Sofia and show you the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. We’ll show you bus tickets from companies traveling this route, such as Metro Turizm. You will also find all information about the equipment on board. Does the bus have air conditioning, electrical sockets or WiFi?
On this page, we also show you cheap bus tickets for the Istanbul Sofia bus route over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Istanbul and Sofia which will help you find your way around. In addition, we'll show you options for onward travel from Sofia, alternative destinations from Istanbul, and the most popular airport shuttles from Sofia.
The cheapest bus routes from Istanbul to Sofia
No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.
- 12:00 PMDuration 9h 30m9:30 PMfrom$28.72
- 8:30 PMDuration 8h 0m4:30 AMfrom$28.72
- 11:00 PMDuration 9h 30m8:30 AMfrom$28.72
- 7:45 PMDuration 10h 15m6:00 AMfrom$28.72
- 9:30 PMDuration 8h 30m6:00 AMfrom$28.72
- 6:00 PMDuration 9h 0m3:00 AMfrom$29.91
- 6:00 PMDuration 8h 0m2:00 AMfrom$31.11
- 6:00 PMDuration 9h 0m3:00 AMfrom$31.55
- 9:00 PMDuration 9h 0m6:00 AMfrom$31.91
- 6:00 PMDuration 8h 0m2:00 AMfrom$32.52
- 3:30 AMDuration 16h 0m7:30 PMfrom$56.80
- 8:00 PMDuration 16h 30m12:30 PMfrom$72.98
The cheapest carpooling offers from Istanbul to Sofia
No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.
- 6:10 PMDuration 6h 0m12:10 AMfrom$8.37
- 7:00 AMDuration 7h 0m2:00 PMfrom$9.57
You want to go the other way? Check all offers from Sofia to Istanbul
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In the search bar, we have already set Istanbul as your place of departure and Sofia as your destination. We have also already set a default travel date. Generally, most people book 3-7 days in advance. If you want to check a specific date, simply select the corresponding day in the calendar to update your search.
Do you already know exactly when you plan to go back? Then check your return trip straight away, and simply select your preferred date for the route from Sofia to Istanbul.
Are you traveling with other people? Then indicate how many passengers are joining you and start your search.
Once you get your results, you can compare all available buses from Istanbul to Sofia and consider multiple factors before booking your trip. The cheapest bus tickets are offered by Metro Turizm at $28.72, whereas the quickest connection takes 8h 0m. So it's up to you whether you want to choose the cheapest ticket, the fastest trip or the bus with the most amenities. No matter what you're looking for, we can help you find the deal that best meets your needs!
You can sort your search results by price, departure and arrival time, as well as filter them according to stops or companies. Customize everything according to your needs.
By the way: For the Istanbul Sofia bus route, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Istanbul to Sofia!
Aksaray Mahallesi, Kucuk Langa Cd. 71Y, 34096 Fatih/Istanbul, Türkei 34096, Istanbul (Turkey)
Güzeltepe, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Blv 18, 34060 Istanbul (Turkey)
Şerifali Mh., Surhan sok 9, 34775 Istanbul (Turkey)
MUSTAFA KEMAL PAŞA MAH. İSTİKLAL CADDESİ AVCILAR / İSTANBUL 101, Istanbul (Turkey)
Altıntepsi Mahallesi Bayrampasa-Istanbul , 34035 Istanbul (Turkey)
Mimarsinan Çanta Mah. , 34594 Istanbul (Turkey)
Esenler Otogari , Istanbul (Turkey)
Altıntepsi Mahallesi Bayrampasa-Istanbul , 34035 Istanbul (Turkey)
Hastane Mahallesi , 34555 Istanbul (Turkey)
Selimiye Mahallesi 34-6, 34668 Istanbul (Turkey)
Kavacık Mahallesi , 34810 Istanbul (Turkey)
Ragip Gümüşpala Caddesi , Istanbul (Turkey)
Eyüp Sultan Mahallesi, Tuna Cd No:4, Sancaktepe/Istanbul 34885 , Istanbul (Turkey)
Katip Kasım Mahallesi, Kennedy Cd. Yenikapı IDO Terminali 9/10, 34130 Fatih - Yenikapi/Fatih/İstanbul, 34130 Istanbul (Turkey)
Ortaköy Merkez Mahallesi , 34570 Istanbul (Turkey)
Sanayi Mahallesi, Pendik/Istanbul 34906 , Istanbul (Turkey)
How much does a Istanbul Sofia bus trip cost?This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $28.72 and takes 9h 0m to reach Sofia. Compare offers to save money!
How much could I save by comparing buses from Istanbul to Sofia?This route is offered by 1 bus company with a range of ticket prices between $28.72 and $72.98. 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 Istanbul to Sofia each day?Every day, the Istanbul Sofia bus route is served by approximately 4 connections. With our search engine, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.
How long does a bus journey from Istanbul to Sofia take?The fastest bus from Istanbul to Sofia is offered by Huntur and takes 8h 0m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $31.11. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.
What time is the first bus from Istanbul to Sofia?The earliest bus arriving in Sofia from Istanbul starts at 3:30 AM. However, information regarding departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search engine to find exact times for your planned travel date.
What time is the last bus from Istanbul to Sofia?The latest bus trip departing from Istanbul for Sofia starts at 11:00 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 Istanbul Sofia route?When traveling by bus from Istanbul to Sofia, passengers can travel with Metro Turizm. With our search engine, you can compare all available bus tickets to book the one that works for you.
Is there a direct bus from Istanbul to Sofia?If you're looking for a direct bus route from Istanbul to Sofia, CheckMyBus currently compares 5 direct bus connections with the following companies: Metro Turizm
What can I take with me on the Istanbul 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 Istanbul Sofia bus route free of charge. Simply use our search engine to find a bus that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.
What equipment is available for the Istanbul 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 function to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Istanbul to Sofia on your planned travel date.
A cab ride in Istanbul is 27% cheaper than in Sofia.
A bus fare in Istanbul is 69% cheaper than in Sofia.
A large beer in Istanbul is 5% more expensive than in Sofia.
A bottle of water in Istanbul is 62% cheaper than in Sofia.
A meal in Istanbul is 57% cheaper than in Sofia.
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