There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Sofia by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Amsterdam  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Sofia (SOF) AMS - SOF

$68 - $163

Cheapest option

Train to Eindhoven, fly  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Sofia (SOF) EIN - SOF

$51 - $203

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Sofia (SOF) BRU - SOF

$83 - $251

Train, bus Union Ivkoni  •  30 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf ICE International
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Sofia

$113 - $218

Bus  •  34 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Sofia

$80 - $150

Train, bus Radina VIP  •  38 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Maastricht station to Sofia

$138 - $188

Train  •  42 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  4. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  5. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 461

$352 - $513

Drive, train  •  21 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Sofia

$328 - $484

Drive  •  20 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Sofia 1320.2 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Sofia is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 7 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Sofia is to fly which costs 55€ - 150€ and takes 5 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Sofia. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 34 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Sofia via Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof, Wien Hbf, Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 24 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Sofia is 1744 km. The road distance is 2112.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Sofia without a car is to train and bus which takes 30 h 6 min and costs 95€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Amsterdam to Sofia, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Sofia bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, depart from Amsterdam station.

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Amsterdam to Sofia train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Sofia is to fly which takes 5 h 45 min and costs 55€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 130€ and takes 34 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs 300€ - 450€ and takes 42 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Amsterdam to Sofia bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, arrive at Sofia station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 1090.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Bulgaria Air, Transavia Holland and nine other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Sofia hourly. Alternatively, BG Razpisanie operates a bus from Amsterdam to Sofia 5 times a week. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 34 h 55 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Düsseldorf to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
34 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$280 - $360
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Maastricht station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
35 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
radinavip.com

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