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There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Sofia to Prague. Traveling by coach from Sofia to Prague usually takes around 20 hours and 46 minutes, but the fastest Racic Eurobus coach can make the trip in 18 hours and 30 minutes.
|Distance||662 mi (1065 km)|
|Shortest duration||18h 30m|
|Trips per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Arda Tur|
What coach companies travel from Sofia to Prague?
There are 4 coach lines from Sofia to Prague available for you to search and book on Wanderu. Arda Tur offers the most choice in regards to departure time, with a couple of different times on its daily coach schedule.
|Coach||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Arda Tur||2||21h 35m||£64.83|
|Racic Eurobus||1||18h 30m||£63.94|
|Union Ivkoni||1||22h 30m||£64.74|
Book Arda Tur from Sofia to Prague from £65. There are 2 Arda Tur schedules from Sofia to Prague and you can expect on average to pay for a Arda Tur ticket to Prague. In Sofia, Arda Tur departs to Prague from Serdica Bus Station and no other station. In Prague, Arda Tur arrives at Prague Florenc Central Bus Station and no other station.
An average trip on Arda Tur from Sofia to Prague takes 21 hours and 35 minutes , while the fastest available Arda Tur trip will get you to Prague in 18 hours and 30 minutes .
On weekends, Arda Tur offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Prague.
Book Citylines from Sofia to Prague from £63. There are 1 Citylines schedules from Sofia to Prague and you can expect on average to pay for a Citylines ticket to Prague. In Sofia, Citylines departs to Prague from Serdica Bus Station and no other station. In Prague, Citylines arrives at Křižíkova 2110/2b and no other station.
An average trip on Citylines from Sofia to Prague takes 21 hours and 0 minutes , while the fastest available Citylines trip will get you to Prague in 18 hours and 30 minutes .
On weekends, Citylines offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Prague.
Book Racic Eurobus from Sofia to Prague from £64. There are 1 Racic Eurobus schedules from Sofia to Prague and you can expect on average to pay for a Racic Eurobus ticket to Prague. In Sofia, Racic Eurobus departs to Prague from Serdica Bus Station and no other station. In Prague, Racic Eurobus arrives at Prague Florenc Central Bus Station and no other station.
An average trip on Racic Eurobus from Sofia to Prague takes 18 hours and 30 minutes .
On weekends, Racic Eurobus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Prague.
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 1 trips per day on the route from Sofia to Prague, and the trip usually takes 22 hours and 30 minutes to complete.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by coach from Sofia to Prague 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 Prague?
The coach takes an average of 20 hours and 46 minutes to cover the 662 miles from Sofia to Prague. However, the fastest coach only takes 18 hours and 30 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road 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?
Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Prague at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your coach travel for the beginning of the week.
When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Sofia?
The first coach leaves at 08:00 and the last coach leaves at 11:00. To see the times for all coaches from Sofia to Prague, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many coach schedules are there most days?
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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.
With storied churches and beautiful castles, Prague was once the hidden gem of Europe, and it has now revealed its beauty to the world. Prague’s prized landmark is the majestic Prague Castle, which is the largest castle complex in the world. The castle is an amalgamation of many different architectural styles, making it a very special destination to visit. You might even get to see the president of Czechia as well, since it is his office! If you simply want to stroll around and enjoy the vibe of the city, head for the Old Town Square, which has seen very few changes since its conception in the 12th century. If you are not afraid of a little hiking, head to Petrin Hill, which is one of the largest green areas in the city. The area also houses the Rose Garden and Seminary Garden, featuring more than 2,100 trees.
Prague’s food scene is not as well-known as other famous cities’, but the local dishes such as knedlíky or bramboráky will pleasantly surprise you. La Degustation Boheme Bourgeoise is a Michelin-starred restaurant that offers amazing Czech dishes. For local beers, don’t hesitate to check out U Medvídku.
Praha hlavní nádraží is the largest international train station in Prague and it’s located right in the heart of the city. Not too far from the train station is Prague’s central bus station. The principal airport in the city is the Václav Havel Airport Prague.
Where does the coach leave from in Sofia?
Main departure station: Serdica Bus Station
Sofia has two coach stations with service to Prague.
All coach stations in Sofia:
Serdica Bus Station
Central Bus Station
Where does the coach arrive in Prague?
Main arrival station: Křižíkova 2110/2b
These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Prague.
Coach stations in Prague:
Prague Florenc Bus Station
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