Bus from Sofia to Istanbul

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Facts about the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

Cheapest Bus$26.77
Fastest Bus8h 30m
Earliest Bus9:00 AM
Latest Bus11:00 PM
Daily Bus Routes3 Ø
Distance313.7 miles
Bus CompaniesMetro Turizm, Huntur, Busbud
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CheckMyBus is here to help! We compare all available buses from Sofia to Istanbul and show you departure times, the exact stops, all travel times, and of course the best ticket prices. 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 from Sofia to Istanbul over the next few days. You’ll also receive information about intercity bus stops in Sofia and Istanbul which will help you find your way around. We’ll also show you options for onward travel from Istanbul, alternative destinations from Sofia, and the most popular airport shuttles from Sofia and Istanbul.

The cheapest bus routes from Sofia to Istanbul

Today
from $26.77
Tomorrow
from $26.77
09/27
from $26.77
09/28
from $26.77
09/29
from $26.77
09/30
from $26.77

No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets.

  • Metro Turizm
    9:00 AM
    Sofia cenral bus station
    Duration 9h 30m
    6:30 PM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    from$26.77
  • Metro Turizm
    12:00 PM
    Sofia cenral bus station
    Duration 10h 15m
    10:15 PM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    from$26.77
  • Metro Turizm
    5:00 PM
    Sofia cenral bus station
    Duration 9h 0m
    2:00 AM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    from$26.77
  • Metro Turizm
    8:30 PM
    Sofia cenral bus station
    Duration 9h 30m
    6:00 AM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    from$26.77
  • Metro Turizm
    11:00 PM
    Sofia cenral bus station
    Duration 10h 15m
    9:15 AM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    from$26.77
  • Metro Turizm
    5:00 PM
    Sofia cenral bus station
    Duration 11h 0m
    4:00 AM
    Istanbul - Samandira bus station
    from$26.77
  • Metro Turizm
    5:00 PM
    Sofia cenral bus station
    Duration 9h 30m
    2:30 AM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    from$26.77
  • Huntur
    10:30 PM
    Sofia
    Duration 8h 30m
    7:00 AM
    Istanbul
    from$29.21
  • Busbud
    10:30 PM
    Sofia cenral bus station
    Duration 8h 30m
    7:00 AM
    Istanbul - Esenler Otogarı (Bayrampasa)
    from$30.38

The cheapest carpooling offers from Sofia to Istanbul

No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides.

  • BlaBlaCar
    12:20 PM
    Sofia
    Duration 6h 20m
    6:40 PM
    Istanbul
    from$7.01
  • BlaBlaCar
    8:10 PM
    Sofia
    Duration 6h 20m
    2:30 AM
    Istanbul
    from$7.01
  • BlaBlaCar
    5:40 PM
    Sofia
    Duration 6h 50m
    12:30 AM
    Istanbul
    from$10.52

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Bus Sofia to Istanbul: Further Information

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In the search bar, we have already set Sofia as the place of departure and Istanbul as the 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 Istanbul to Sofia.
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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 route from Sofia to Istanbul, we also show you information about other modes of transportation, including trains, carpooling and flights, if available.
Enjoy your bus trip from Sofia to Istanbul!

Bus stops in Sofia and Istanbul

Stations
Istanbul (Turkey)
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)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Altıntepsi Mahallesi Bayrampasa-Istanbul  , 34035  Istanbul (Turkey)
Hastane Mahallesi , 34555 Istanbul (Turkey)
Selimiye Mahallesi 34-6, 34668 Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Kavacık Mahallesi , 34810 Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Ragip Gümüşpala Caddesi , Istanbul (Turkey)
Istanbul (Turkey)
Eyüp Sultan Mahallesi, Tuna Cd No:4, Sancaktepe/Istanbul  34885 , Istanbul (Turkey)
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)

FAQs about the bus route Sofia to Istanbul

How much does a bus trip from Sofia to Istanbul cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $26.77. Compare offers to save money!

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

The fastest bus from Sofia to Istanbul starts at 8h 30m. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Sofia to Istanbul?

The earliest bus to Istanbul from Sofia starts at 9:00 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 Sofia to Istanbul?

The latest bus trip from Sofia to Istanbul 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.

Is there a direct bus from Sofia to Istanbul?

CheckMyBus currently compares direct bus connections from Sofia to Istanbul. Simply use our search function to find a bus for your planned travel date that goes directly to Istanbul from Sofia.

What can I take with me on my bus trip from Sofia to Istanbul?

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 bus for the Sofia - Istanbul 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 does the bus from Sofia to Istanbul have?

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 Sofia to Istanbul on your planned travel date.

Compare Sofia and Istanbul

$0.95
$0.72
Sofia
Istanbul
A cab ride in Sofia is 25% more expensive than in Istanbul.
$0.96
$0.32
Sofia
Istanbul
A bus fare in Sofia is 67% more expensive than in Istanbul.
$1.19
$1.30
Sofia
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A large beer in Sofia is 9% cheaper than in Istanbul.
$0.54
$0.21
Sofia
Istanbul
A bottle of water in Sofia is 62% more expensive than in Istanbul.
$5.83
$2.63
Sofia
Istanbul
A meal in Sofia is 55% more expensive than in Istanbul.

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