Sofia ↔ Rila monastery

Pick-up from your hotel. Transport from Sofia to Rila monastery and back
The most efficient way to visit the Rila Monastery is by taking a Private car or van.
There is an initiative of Gotobulgaria for a shuttle that would take you to the UNESCO World heritage site in more comfortable way compared with public transport. Definitely worth it if you are here for a short period of time.

09:00 h
 – Pick up from your hotel. You will be given a printed material with historical facts and a map of the site pointing out the places you could see in Rila Monastery.
11:00h – Arrive at Rila Monastery and free time to explore by your own or hire a Local Tour Guide on spot
13:30h or up to you. – Departure to Sofia

15:30h – End of service in front of Alexander Nevski Church

Group size: Most of the time the transport runs as a small group – up to 4 passengers. That’s why sometimes we have full capacity very quickly. If there is no availability you will receive an email after filling up the booking form reconfirming or informing about the possibilities. Book online  transport  from Sofia to Rila monastery with Gotobulgaria!

*If you want to visit the cave of St. John of Rila, which is 4 km after the monastery and it is like 20 min walking in the mountain and forest, there is an additional fee of 5 Euro per/person extra.


Transport offered: Every day Rila monastery tour
 Pickup from your hotel: 9:00 am. or up to you

    The offer includes:

  •  Return ticket to Rila monastery by car or minibus.
  • All transportation costs along the route, VAT and parking fees.

Pick-up from your hotel
·         Professional driver
·        Transportation with airconditioned vehicle-car


  • €70.00>1-3 passengers by car
  • €110.00 4-8 passengers by minibus
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