Athens to Sofia

Athens to Sofia Sofia to Athens
6.2/10
Between Athens and Sofia we found up to 4 bus departures, including 3 night buses. The earliest departure from Athens is at 19:00 arriving to Sofia at 06:45. The latest departure is at 20:45 arriving at 09:10. Prices for a one way adult ticket range from 46 € to 88 €.

Traveling by bus from Athens to Sofia

The shortest travel distance between Athens (GR) and Sofia (BG) is 792 km. The fastest bus which departs at 19:00 has a travel time of 11:45h. The longest travel time on the route is 36:25h. Specific information about each route can be found by clicking the route in the search results.


Overnight bus Athens to Sofia

If you want to travel overnight, there are 3 night buses from Athens to Sofia. The overnight buses depart between 19:00 and 20:45 and arrive between 06:45 and 09:10 in the morning.

Bus companies from Athens to Sofia

In total the bus route between Athens and Sofia has been rated 9 times.

Departure and arrival station(s)

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  Athens

You can see information about the departure station and stops Athens here

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  Sofia

You can see information about the arrival station and stops Sofia here


Ticket prices from Athens to Sofia

Cheapest single adult ticket: 46 €
Return adult ticket price from: 92 € (46 + 46)
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Trip reviews from Athens to Sofia

9.38 By David | November 9, 2019

Read some bad reviews ans was wary, but it was a great trip.

I took the morning bus at 7.30am from Athens to Sofia. Angela, the lady In the office does not speak very good English but was unbelievably lovely. I speak a bit of greek (I'm English but live in Athens) and she was so helpful. She told me a great tip that might be useful for people. The night bus is much busier than the day bus. To Thessolaniki there were 3 passengers! I was amazed by that! Fom Thessolaniki the bus was half full. So the first 5 hours were amazing. The toilet is closed for the whole journey to Sofia but they stop every 3 hours. Didn't bother me and I was worried about it after reading it. Scenery, Esp the north part of Greece, Bulgaria and especially Olympus - stunnin. Take the day bus if you want to sseethe views. I read the drivers were not friendly but they were just normal to me. Balkan style men but not that rude Thought they were ok. Drove great!! They didn't drive fast or smoke like I read in some reviews. It was a good trip and enjoyed. Was a bit early too...
5.63 By Anonymous | October 29, 2019
...Does not had any toilet and the seats were quite uncomfortable.
5 By Mikhail | September 30, 2019

Aggressive driver

We arrived on time....Aggressive and unfriendly driver. Toialet didnt work. Wi-Fi didnt work.

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