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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Thessaloniki to Sofia from various bus operators like Union Ivkoni, Arda Tur or Tourist Service Holding for the next days.
today
from $9
tomorrow
from $5
Saturday
from $11
Sunday
from $5
Monday
from $11
Tuesday
from $16
Wednesday
from $16

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Union Ivkoni
    5h 45m
    1:15 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    7:00 AM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    $9
  • FlixBus
    5h 0m
    3:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    8:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $11
  • Union Ivkoni
    5h 15m
    9:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    2:15 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    $16
  • Tourist Service Holding
    5h 15m
    1:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    6:45 AM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $21
  • Arda Tur
    4h 55m
    12:05 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    5:00 AM
    Sofia
    pl. Sveta Nedelya Bus Stop
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $25

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Tourist Service Holding
    5h 0m
    1:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    6:30 AM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $5
  • FlixBus
    5h 0m
    3:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    8:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $11
  • Union Ivkoni
    6h 0m
    1:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    7:00 AM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    $15
  • Citylines
    4h 55m
    2:30 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    7:25 PM
    Sofia
    Bratya Miladinovi
    Citylines
    Economy
    $17
  • Arda Tur
    4h 55m
    12:05 AM
    Thessaloniki
    5:00 AM
    Sofia
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $25

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    5h 0m
    3:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    8:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $11
  • Tourist Service Holding
    4h 20m
    2:40 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    7:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $16
  • Tourist Service Holding
    4h 55m
    2:30 PM
    Thessaloniki
    7:25 PM
    Sofia
    Tourist Service Holding
    Basic
    $16
  • Citylines
    4h 25m
    2:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    6:25 PM
    Sofia
    Citylines
    Basic
    $22

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Tourist Service Holding
    5h 0m
    1:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    6:30 AM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $5
  • Tourist Service Holding
    4h 30m
    2:30 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    7:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $5
  • FlixBus
    5h 0m
    3:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    8:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $7
  • Union Ivkoni
    5h 15m
    9:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    2:15 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    $9
  • Union Ivkoni
    4h 45m
    9:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    2:15 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    $9

Cheapest bus trips Monday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    5h 0m
    3:00 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Bus Stop
    8:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    $11
  • Tourist Service Holding
    5h 0m
    1:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    6:30 AM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $16
  • Union Ivkoni
    6h 0m
    1:00 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    7:00 AM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    $18
  • Arda Tur
    4h 55m
    12:05 AM
    Thessaloniki
    5:00 AM
    Sofia
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    $26
  • Citylines
    5h 15m
    1:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    6:45 AM
    Sofia
    Bratya Miladinovi
    Citylines
    Economy
    $28

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Tourist Service Holding
    5h 0m
    1:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    6:30 AM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $16
  • Tourist Service Holding
    4h 30m
    2:30 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    7:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $16
  • Tourist Service Holding
    4h 55m
    2:30 PM
    Thessaloniki
    7:25 PM
    Sofia
    Tourist Service Holding
    Basic
    $16
  • Tourist Service Holding
    5h 15m
    1:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    6:45 AM
    Sofia
    Tourist Service Holding
    Basic
    $27

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Tourist Service Holding
    5h 0m
    1:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    6:30 AM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $16
  • Tourist Service Holding
    4h 30m
    2:30 PM
    Thessaloniki
    Station Makedonia
    7:00 PM
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    $16
  • Tourist Service Holding
    4h 55m
    2:30 PM
    Thessaloniki
    7:25 PM
    Sofia
    Tourist Service Holding
    Basic
    $16
  • Tourist Service Holding
    5h 15m
    1:30 AM
    Thessaloniki
    6:45 AM
    Sofia
    Tourist Service Holding
    Basic
    $27

Frequency of bus connections between Thessaloniki and Sofia

See here how frequent the connections between Thessaloniki and Sofia are, during different times and days of the week.
Friday is the busiest day, with more than 37 daily buses from Thessaloniki to Sofia. Tuesday has instead the fewest connections, with only 4 daily coaches between Thessaloniki and Sofia.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 61 buses from Thessaloniki to Sofia, while Morning sees the fewest connections between Thessaloniki and Sofia, with 29 offers.

Facts about the bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia

Compare all providers like Union Ivkoni, Arda Tur and Tourist Service Holding that travel 19 times every day by bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia in one click! Book your bus ticket from Thessaloniki to Sofia starting from $5!

Cheapest Bus $5
Fastest Bus 4h 20m
Earliest Bus 12:05 AM
Latest Bus 2:30 PM
Daily Bus Routes 19 Ø
Distance 143.9 miles
Bus Companies Union Ivkoni, Arda Tur, Tourist Service Holding, FlixBus, Citylines and Maks Trans LTD

Cheapest bus connections from Thessaloniki to Sofia

Every day, 19 buses from 6 bus companies leave Thessaloniki for Sofia: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 05/30/2024 and for the following days.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday 05/26
Monday 05/27
Tuesday 05/28
Wednesday 05/29
Thursday 05/30
$9
Friday 05/31
$5
Saturday 06/01
$11
Sunday 06/02
$5
Monday 06/03
$17
Tuesday 06/04
$16
Wednesday 06/05
$16
Thursday 06/06
$7
Friday 06/07
$16
Saturday 06/08
$7
Sunday 06/09
$17
Monday 06/10
$8
Tuesday 06/11
$17
Wednesday 06/12
$16
Thursday 06/13
$11
Friday 06/14
$9
Saturday 06/15
$9
Sunday 06/16
$5
Monday 06/17
$7
Tuesday 06/18
$17
Wednesday 06/19
$9
Thursday 06/20
$16
Friday 06/21
$16
Saturday 06/22

The cheapest time to travel from Thessaloniki to Sofia

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Thessaloniki to Sofia, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from $5, Sunday is the cheapest day for a bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia. Tuesday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from $16.
Afternoon is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Thessaloniki to Sofia, with $5. Morning is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from $9.

How to save money travelling from Thessaloniki 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 Thessaloniki 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 Thessaloniki 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 Thessaloniki to Sofia are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Thessaloniki to Sofia

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

All bus stations and stops in Thessaloniki and Sofia

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

Service and Comfort on the bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia

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

FAQs about the Thessaloniki to Sofia bus

How much does a Thessaloniki Sofia bus trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and time of travel. The cheapest trip is available from $5 and takes 5h 0m to reach Sofia. Compare offers to save money!

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

This route is offered by 6 companies with a range of ticket prices between $5 and $39. 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 Thessaloniki to Sofia each day?

Every day, the Thessaloniki to Sofia bus route is served by approximately 19 connections. With our search, you can compare bus times to find the perfect trip.

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

The fastest bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia is offered by Tourist Service Holding and takes 4h 20m. Bus tickets for this connection cost $5. In this context, bear in mind that the journey can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia?

The earliest bus arriving in Sofia from Thessaloniki starts at 12:05 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 Thessaloniki to Sofia?

The latest bus trip departing from Thessaloniki for Sofia starts at 2:30 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 Thessaloniki Sofia route?

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

Is there a direct bus between Thessaloniki and Sofia?

You can check all the direct connections between Thessaloniki 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, Arda Tur and Tourist Service Holding.

What can I take with me on the Thessaloniki 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 Thessaloniki 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 Thessaloniki 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 Thessaloniki to Sofia on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Thessaloniki 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 Thessaloniki and Sofia

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Thessaloniki 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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