Istanbul to Sofia

Istanbul to Sofia Sofia to Istanbul
Between Istanbul and Sofia we found up to 6 bus departures, including 3 night buses. The earliest departure from Istanbul is at 08:00 arriving to Sofia at 16:30. The latest departure is at 23:59 arriving at 09:45. Prices for a one way adult ticket range from 23 € to 26 €.

Traveling by bus from Istanbul to Sofia

The shortest travel distance between Istanbul (TR) and Sofia (BG) is 548 km. The fastest bus which departs at 08:00 has a travel time of 08:30h. The longest travel time on the route is 09:46h. Depending on the selected departure, the following amenities are available: Aircondition, WiFi and 11. Specific information about each route can be found by clicking the route in the search results.

Overnight bus Istanbul to Sofia

If you want to travel overnight, there are 3 night buses from Istanbul to Sofia. The overnight buses depart between 18:00 and 23:59 and arrive between 03:00 and 09:45 in the morning.

Bus companies from Istanbul to Sofia

In total the bus route between Istanbul and Sofia has been rated 13 times.

Departure and arrival station(s)

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

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

Ticket prices from Istanbul to Sofia

Cheapest single adult ticket: 23 €
Return adult ticket price from: 46 € (23 + 23)
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Trip reviews from Istanbul to Sofia

7.5 By Cristina | February 24, 2020


Confortable seats and charger....They weren’t no silence during a big part of the trip. The bus smelled tobacco so bad. It’s was disgusting. We really believe that the drivers were smoking inside. One of the drivers did not stop screaming in every stop that we made. We understand that he had to warn the passenger that should go down the bus but, let’s respect the other passengers. The truth it’s that tobacco smell was the most unrespectful thing. Wifi only in Istambul. When you cross the border nothing.
10 By Luciana | October 2, 2019

Excellent everything

8.75 By Anonymous | September 27, 2019
The service in the bus....The travel lasted 2 more hours than planned. It is not easy to find the bus in the Istambul station Boarder passport control.

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