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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Athens to Sofia from various bus operators like Tourist Service Holding, Union Ivkoni or Citylines for the next days.
today
from £19
tomorrow
from £24
Sunday
from £20
Monday
from £33
Tuesday
from £19
Wednesday
from £19
Thursday
from £33

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Union Ivkoni
    13h 30m
    08:30
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    22:00
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    £19
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    19:00
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    06:45
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    £32
  • Citylines
    12h 25m
    17:30
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    05:55
    Sofia
    Bratya Miladinovi
    Citylines
    Basic
    £42
  • Ilias Travel
    12h 25m
    17:30
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    05:55
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Ilias Travel
    Basic
    £42
  • Arda Tur
    11h 30m
    17:30
    Athens
    Acharnon
    05:00
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    £43

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Union Ivkoni
    13h 30m
    08:30
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    22:00
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    £24
  • Union Ivkoni
    12h 30m
    18:30
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    07:00
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    £30
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 30m
    19:00
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    06:30
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    £32
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    19:00
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    06:45
    Sofia
    Serdika
    Tourist Service Holding
    Basic
    £33
  • Ilias Travel
    11h 25m
    07:00
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    18:25
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Ilias Travel
    Basic
    £42

Cheapest bus trips Sunday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Union Ivkoni
    13h 30m
    08:30
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    22:00
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    £20
  • Union Ivkoni
    12h 30m
    18:30
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    07:00
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    £20
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 30m
    19:00
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    06:30
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    £32
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    19:00
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    06:45
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Basic
    £33
  • Citylines
    11h 45m
    19:00
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    06:45
    Sofia
    Bratya Miladinovi
    Citylines
    Economy
    £35

Cheapest bus trips Monday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    19:00
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    06:45
    Sofia
    Serdika
    Tourist Service Holding
    Basic
    £33
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    19:00
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    06:45
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Basic
    £34

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Union Ivkoni
    12h 30m
    18:30
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    07:00
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    £19
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    19:00
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    06:45
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    £32
  • Citylines
    11h 45m
    19:00
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    06:45
    Sofia
    Bratya Miladinovi
    Citylines
    Economy
    £35
  • Ilias Travel
    12h 25m
    17:30
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    05:55
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Ilias Travel
    Basic
    £42
  • Arda Tur
    11h 30m
    17:30
    Athens
    Acharnon
    05:00
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    £43

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Union Ivkoni
    13h 30m
    08:30
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    22:00
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    £19
  • Union Ivkoni
    12h 30m
    18:30
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    07:00
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Union Ivkoni
    Economy
    £19
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    19:00
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    06:45
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Economy
    £33
  • Arda Tur
    11h 30m
    17:30
    Athens
    Acharnon
    05:00
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Arda Tur
    Economy
    £44
  • Like Bus
    12h 30m
    07:00
    Athens
    19:30
    Sofia
    Like Bus
    Economy
    £50

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    19:00
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    06:45
    Sofia
    Central Bus Station
    Tourist Service Holding
    Basic
    £33
  • Tourist Service Holding
    11h 45m
    19:00
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    06:45
    Sofia
    Serdika
    Tourist Service Holding
    Basic
    £33
  • Citylines
    12h 25m
    17:30
    Athens
    Bus Stop
    05:55
    Sofia
    Bratya Miladinovi
    Citylines
    Basic
    £42

Frequency of bus connections between Athens and Sofia

See here how frequent the connections between Athens and Sofia are, during different times and days of the week.
Tuesday is the busiest day, with more than 14 daily coaches from Athens to Sofia. Monday has instead the fewest connections, with only 2 daily coaches between Athens and Sofia.
The busiest time of the day is the Evening, with 29 coaches from Athens to Sofia, while Morning sees the fewest connections between Athens and Sofia, with 12 offers.

Facts about the coach from Athens to Sofia

Compare all providers like Tourist Service Holding, Union Ivkoni and Citylines that travel daily 7 times by bus from Athens to Sofia in one click and book your bus ticket from Athens to Sofia starting from £19!

Cheapest Bus £19
Fastest Bus 11h 25m
Earliest Coach 07:00
Latest Coach 19:00
Daily Bus Connections 7 Ø
Distance 525.5 km
Coach Companies Tourist Service Holding, Union Ivkoni, Citylines, Ilias Travel, Like Bus and Arda Tur

Cheapest coach tickets from Athens to Sofia

Every day, 7 buses from 6 coach companies leave Athens for Sofia: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a coach ticket for this route, starting from 21/06/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 17/06
Tuesday 18/06
Wednesday 19/06
Thursday 20/06
Friday 21/06
£19
Saturday 22/06
£24
Sunday 23/06
£24
Monday 24/06
£33
Tuesday 25/06
£19
Wednesday 26/06
£19
Thursday 27/06
£33
Friday 28/06
£21
Saturday 29/06
£42
Sunday 30/06
£19
Monday 01/07
£24
Tuesday 02/07
£19
Wednesday 03/07
£19
Thursday 04/07
£19
Friday 05/07
£24
Saturday 06/07
£17
Sunday 07/07
£19
Monday 08/07
£19
Tuesday 09/07
£19
Wednesday 10/07
£19
Thursday 11/07
£21
Friday 12/07
£17
Saturday 13/07
£24
Sunday 14/07

The cheapest time to travel from Athens to Sofia

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Athens to Sofia, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £19, Tuesday is the cheapest day for a coach from Athens to Sofia. Monday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £33.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Athens to Sofia, with £19. Afternoon is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £42.

How to save money travelling from Athens 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 Athens 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 coach from Athens 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 coaches from Athens to Sofia are also emptier.

Beloved coach companies from Athens to Sofia

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

All bus stations and stops in Athens and Sofia

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

Service and Comfort on the bus from Athens to Sofia

Want to know which seat classes are available on the coaches from Athens to Sofia? Or which bus companies serve the route Athens - Sofia? Below you´ll find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Athens to Sofia bus

How much does a Athens Sofia coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Athens Sofia bus trip is available from £19 and takes 13h 30m. Compare offers and save money!

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

This connection is offered by 6 companies with ticket prices ranging from £19 to £50. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you’ll get the cheapest bus trip to Sofia.

How many connections are available for the Athens Sofia route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Athens to Sofia is offered by roughly 7 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Sofia from Athens take?

The quickest coach from Athens to Sofia is provided by Citylines and takes 11h 25m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £43. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Athens to Sofia?

The earliest bus to Sofia departs from Athens at 07:00. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Athens to Sofia?

The latest bus to Sofia departs from Athens at 19:00. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Athens Sofia route?

Passengers looking to travel from Athens to Sofia can travel with Tourist Service Holding, Union Ivkoni and Citylines. Compare all available bus tickets with our search to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus between Athens and Sofia?

You can check all the direct connections between Athens 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: Tourist Service Holding, Union Ivkoni and Citylines.

What can I take with me on the bus to Sofia from Athens?

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 Athens Sofia bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Athens 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 travelling 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 Athens to Sofia on your planned travel date.

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

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Athens and from Sofia. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you’ll find all the details about your bus route!

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