Sofia to Istanbul

Sofia to Istanbul Istanbul to Sofia
Between Sofia and Istanbul we found up to 7 bus departures, including 4 night buses. The earliest departure from Sofia is at 13:30 arriving to Istanbul at 22:00. The latest departure is at 22:30 arriving at 07:00. Prices for a one way adult ticket range from 22 € to 224 €.

Traveling by bus from Sofia to Istanbul

The shortest travel distance between Sofia (BG) and Istanbul (TR) is 548 km. The fastest bus which departs at 13:30 has a travel time of 08:30h. The longest travel time on the route is 11:15h. Specific information about each route can be found by clicking the route in the search results.

Overnight bus Sofia to Istanbul

If you want to travel overnight, there are 4 night buses from Sofia to Istanbul. The overnight buses depart between 13:30 and 22:30 and arrive between 00:45 and 07:00 in the morning.

Bus companies from Sofia to Istanbul

In total the bus route between Sofia and Istanbul has been rated 15 times.

Departure and arrival station(s)

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

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

Ticket prices from Sofia to Istanbul

Cheapest single adult ticket: 22 €
Return adult ticket price from: 44 € (22 + 22)
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Trip reviews from Sofia to Istanbul

8.13 By Anonymous | March 18, 2020

Good trip

Comfortable bus and seats...No wifi on board
8.13 By Jeyson | November 21, 2019
Was a comfortable bus and clean...They said have WiFi but is not true
10 By Andrei | October 4, 2019


The trip was perfect...

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