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Sofia to Pernik Bus

Sofia to Pernik Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Union Ivkoni 06:20 20:46 1 hrs 1 mins VIEW PRICE

Sofia to Pernik Bus Service

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1 hrs 1 mins
EUR 1.53

Sofia to Pernik Bus Distance

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Sofia to Pernik Bus

Going by bus from Sofia to Pernik is the best way to expand your vision of Bulgaria, starting at the capital for less than 1.95 USD (1.53 Euro). The route has a lot to offer, not just from a journey standpoint, but, visually too. The route is littered with a number of scenic views that Bulgaria has to offer.

Characterized by the classic image of the Krakra fortress, Pernik is a beautiful city just 20km away from Sofia. It just takes an hour and a half to travel from Sofia to Pernik by bus. You can easily book the bus tickets online on redBus.

Bus Operators servicing Sofia to Pernik Route

There is one Sofia to Pernik bus operator:

  • Union Ivkoni
    • Average Ticket Price: 1.94 USD (1.53 Euro)
    • Average Journey Duration: 1 hour 32 minutes
    • Amenities: Media system, Onboard Restrooms, A/C, Power Outlets

Things to see in Pernik

Situated in the Pernik Valley and surrounded by different mountains, namely the Golo Bardo, the Vitosha, the Lyulin and the Viskyar, Pernik is the second-largest city in western Bulgaria. It has the famous mining school in Bulgaria, a large sports complex with a stadium, a national theatre, a symphony orchestra, a mining museum, different monasteries and an attractive park, among other thrilling places to visit for tourists that travel from Sofia to Pernik by bus.

  • The Underground Mining Museum

Once the coal-mining centre of Bulgaria, Pernik has numerous coal mines that go back centuries. Those who have a special interest in this mineral resource will find in the Starite Rudnitsi 1891 mine an incredible opportunity to satisfy their scientific or historical curiosity. Furthermore, the Underground Mining Museum offers to those who travel from Sofia to Pernik the chance to have guided visits at this centre that portrays the evolution of the city's main economic activity in the past decades.

  • The Krakra Fortress

One of the main attractions that attract the attention of tourists is the Krakra fortress. According to archaeological discoveries, this construction with 2-meter-thick walls that serpent around the plateau where it lies is proven to date from at least the 6th century BC.

Those who visit the fortress can explore the foundations of three Christian churches, the catapults set around the walls, and enjoy a unique view of the city.

  • The Giginski Monastery

The main reason that attracts tourists to the Giginski Monastery is the belief that its "healing water" can cure different illnesses and health issues. Yet, people who travel from Sofia to Pernik by bus often refer to the beauty of this monastery as one of its outstanding features.

Advantages of booking with redBus

The many advantages of opting for online Sofia to Pernik bus ticket reservations are:

  • Lowest Fare: Online bus services offer the lowest fares as they have an incredible set of discounts set aside. The customers directly book the tickets without help from any intermediary, which brings down the additional costs and charges.

  • User-Friendly Booking: The online portal of redBus is extremely user-friendly and convenient to use. All the information about Sofia to Pernik bus services is readily available, including the fare, operator, timings, etc. They also offer a list of the buses from Sofia to Pernik, so that customers can choose according to their suitable time and cost.

  • M-Ticket and E-Ticket: Offline bus ticket booking involves getting a physical copy of one's ticket and keeping it safe till the journey. It is the only form of confirmation, and if lost or misplaced, it can result in problems. Online bus ticket booking involves M-Tickets and E-Tickets, which can be accessed easily on the phone or by email. If lost, you can find them online on the redBus website easily.

  • Ratings: redBus shows the average ratings received by bus operators from customers while displaying the available bus schedules. You can check these reviews and ratings before booking a bus from Sofia to Pernik.

  • Easy Cancellations and Rescheduling: redBus offers easy cancellations and rescheduling of your bus tickets online.


The Sofia to Pernik bus route is one of the fastest and most affordable ways to visit these cities. Being the second largest town and having such an influential culture, you will be amazed by its landscape and different historical and cultural activities. Join hundreds of tourists and book your bus from Sofia to Pernik online on redBus.


How can I book a bus ticket online from one route to another??

A: You can simply log on to, choose any specific country you would like to book a bus in, and select the source and destination. After choosing the route and the date, you will find a number of options for buses available. redBus site is user-friendly and booking a bus ticket is just a matter of a few minutes.

Do I need to print my ticket for this bus route?

A: This depends upon the bus operator and the country you are travelling in. You can check this information while booking a bus ticket for a particular bus operator. However, most of the bus operators allow M-ticket or E-ticket sent to your registered email address, you may require to print the ticket if any bus operator specifically asks for the same.

Are there any discounts available on the route from Sofia to Pernik?

A: Sofia to Pernik is one of the popular routes and it’s quite likely that you may get exciting discounts on booking bus tickets through redBus on this route. It would be better if you plan your journey in advance and book your tickets so that you can get the best price and best seat for your trip.

How early should I arrive for the trip?

A: Passengers are required to reach the boarding place at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of the bus.

Where can I find the location of my bus stop?

A: As you get the listing of buses available on a selected route, you can click on the 'Boarding & Dropping Point' tab to check the exact location of your pickup and drop-off points. redBus also offers ‘Track my bus’ facility in a few countries to check the live location of the bus.

At what time do buses start from Sofia to Pernik?

A: Buses from Sofia to Pernik generally start early in the morning and continue until late evening. However, the bus timings may vary depending on the bus operators and season. This is where redBus helps you out. You need not contact several bus operators to get updated about the bus schedules. You will find all the updated information on redBus website while booking a bus ticket online.



  • Sofia Serdica Bus Station
  • Sofia Bus and Coach Station Zapad


  • Pernik Bus Station


Visit the redBus app or website to view the rest stops that are available on the way while traveling by bus from Sofia to Pernik. There are several offers and cashback options that a customer can avail on the redBus app and website.

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