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Coaches from Sofia to Pernik

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Journey Information

There are 15 intercity coaches per day from Sofia to Pernik. Traveling by coach from Sofia to Pernik usually takes around one hour and 24 minutes, but the fastest Union Ivkoni coach can make the trip in 30 minutes.

Distance16 mi (25 km)
Shortest duration0h 30m
Cheapest price£1.40
Trips per day15
Most frequent serviceUnion Ivkoni
Coach lines1

What coach companies travel from Sofia to Pernik?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Sofia to Pernik. Union Ivkoni is the only company that connects the two cities by coach available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled coaches per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Union Ivkoni151h 25m£1.67
  • Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable coaches offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 15 trips per day on the route from Sofia to Pernik, and the trip usually takes 1 hours and 25 minutes to complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Sofia to Pernik during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from Sofia to Pernik?

The coach takes an average of one hour and 24 minutes to cover the 16 miles from Sofia to Pernik. However, the fastest coach only takes 30 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short coach trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for coach travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Pernik, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Sofia?

The first coach leaves at 07:00 and the last coach leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all coaches from Sofia to Pernik, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 15 scheduled coaches that travel from Sofia to Pernik every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Sofia to Pernik without transferring.

City Information

Sofia

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The Bulgarian capital of Sofia lies in the Sofia Valley at the foot of Vitosha mountain. Known for its vast history stretching over seven millennia, Sofia is one of Europe's oldest cities, making for a metropolis where long-standing traditions meet modern entertainment.

Sofia's most iconic and popular tourist destination is the St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral. Completed in 1912 and built as a memorial to the 200,000 Russian soldiers who died in the Russo-Turkish Liberation War, the cathedral's crypt is open to visitors and has a vast collection of religious icons.

Because of Sofia's fascinatingly long history, it is no surprise that the city is filled with various historic sites and era-defining buildings. The Rotunda Church of St. George is one such place and is said to be the oldest building in Sofia. This ruin dates back to the 4th century, and the fact alone that it has remained mostly unscathed since then is reason enough to visit.

Sofia has also developed a vibrant contemporary scene, with many festivals and events taking place annually, including the internationally prominent Sofia Independent Film Festival and the GuitArt Festival.

Sofia can be easily reached by air via its conveniently located international airport, as well as by rail from various cities in nearby countries, including Istanbul, Belgrade and Bucharest. Various international and national coach services also offer daily transportation to the city. The vast majority of them operate out of the Sofia Central Bus Station.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Sofia?

Main departure station: Serdica Bus Station

Sofia has two coach stations with service to Pernik.

All coach stations in Sofia:

  • Serdica Bus Station

  • Bus Station

Where does the coach arrive in Pernik?

Main arrival station: Bus Station

All coaches from Sofia arrive at one main station in Pernik.

Coach stations in Pernik:

  • Bus Station

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