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Duration 37h
Distance 1285.7 km
Average price $106
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The average train between Prague and Sofia takes 37h and the fastest train takes 34h 50m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Prague to Sofia. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Prague, hl.n.
  2. Wien Hbf
  3. Budapest-Keleti
  4. Craiova
  5. Vidin
  6. Sofia
30h 55m
$63 - $132

Prague to Sofia train times

Trains run six times a week between Prague and Sofia. The service departs Prague at 05:20 in the morning, which arrives into Sofia at 17:10. All services require a transfer, and take on average 37h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Prague, hl.n. and arriving at Sofia via Wien Hbf, Budapest-Keleti, Craiova and Vidin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 55m.

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The distance between Prague and Sofia is 1067 km. The road distance is 1285.7 km.

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Prague to Sofia train services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Prague, hl.n. station.

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Prague to Sofia train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Sofia station.

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Sofia is 1h ahead of Prague. It is currently 2:07 AM in Prague and 3:07 AM in Sofia.

There are 586+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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