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There are 2 intercity buses per day from Belgrade to Sofia. Traveling by bus from Belgrade to Sofia usually takes around 13 hours, but the fastest Karat-S bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 30 minutes.
|Distance||204 mi (328 km)|
|Shortest duration||7h 30m|
|Trips per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Karat-S|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Belgrade to Sofia during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.
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How long is the bus ride?
The bus takes an average of 13 hours to cover the 328 kilometers from Belgrade to Sofia. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 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 bus 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 bus?
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Belgrade?
The first bus leaves at 12:00 and the last bus leaves at 14:00. To see the times for all buses from Belgrade to Sofia, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
Where does the bus leave from in Belgrade?
Belgrade has two bus stations with service to Sofia.
Bus stations in Belgrade:
Central Bus Station
Where does the bus arrive in Sofia?
All buses from Belgrade arrive at one main station in Sofia.
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