If Rila Monastery is next planed to visit but you don’t want to spent a lot money on a trip with tour company. Look no further! 

Our company provides a daily public transport straight from Sofia (map) to Rila Monastery and back again, 7 days a week. No booking is needed.  

The bus ticket from Sofia to Rila Monastery costs only 11 leva one way!

Taking the bus from Sofia you will have at least two full hours of free time at the Rila Monastery to explore the most visited UNESCO site in Bulgaria, enter the main church ( no entry fees) and take photos of the narthex’s gallery, admire the exhibits in the History Museum of the Monastery, try the tasty „mekitsi“ (Bulgarian donnuts) with delicious buffalo’s yogurt (local specialty) or even have a short walk in the area.

 FROM SOFIA TO RILA MONASTERY 

     Departure  Arrive      Price
Bus station Ovcha Kupel (West)                     10:20 13:00      11.00 leva

FROM RILA MONASTERY TO SOFIA

   Departure  Arrive        Price
Rila Monastery    15:00 17:20      11.00 leva

BLAGOEVGRAD – RILA town

Blagoevgrad – Rila   08:00 08:40  2.00 leva
Blagoevgrad – Rila   09:00 09:40   2.00 leva
Blagoevgrad – Rila   10:00 10:40   2.00 leva
Blagoevgrad – Rila   12:00 12:40   2.00 leva
Blagoevgrad – Rila   13:00 13:40   2.00 leva
Blagoevgrad – Rila   15:00 15:40   2.00 leva
Blagoevgrad – Rila   17:00 17:40   2.00 leva
Blagoevgrad – Rila   18:00 18:40   2.00 leva
Blagoevgrad – Rila   19:00 19:40   2.00 leva
Blagoevgrad – Rila   20:00 20:40   2.00 leva

RILA town – BLAGOEVGRAD

Rila – Blagoevgrad   06:20 07:00   2.00 leva
Rila – Blagoevgrad   07:00 07:40   2.00 leva
Rila – Blagoevgrad   09:00 09:40   2.00 leva
Rila – Blagoevgrad   10:00 10:40   2.00 leva
Rila – Blagoevgrad   11:00 11:40   2.00 leva
Rila – Blagoevgrad   13:00 13:40   2.00 leva
Rila – Blagoevgrad   14:00 14:40   2.00 leva
Rila – Blagoevgrad   16:00 16:40   2.00 leva
Rila – Blagoevgrad   18:00 18:40   2.00 leva
Rila – Blagoevgrad   19:00 19:40   2.00 leva