There are 8 ways to get from Barcelona to Bulgaria by plane, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to Sofia  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Sofia (SOF) BCN - SOF

$54 - $319

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Fly to Varna  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Varna (VAR) BCN - VAR

$124 - $491

Fly to Burgas  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Burgas (BOJ) BCN - BOJ

$133 - $610

Bus Ruse Bus  •  34 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Sofia 0800

Bus Yubim  •  35 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Sofia

$140 - $171

Bus Georg  •  37 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Sofia

$285 - $358

Car ferry, drive  •  36 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Barcelona to Civitavecchia
  2. Drive from Civitavecchia to Sofia

$330 - $487

Drive  •  22 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Sofia 1490 miles

$280 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 45€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 45€ - 280€ and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Bulgaria is 1925 km. The road distance is 2384.1 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Bulgaria without a car is to bus which takes 34 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Barcelona to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Bulgaria is to fly which takes 6 h 16 min and costs 45€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 34 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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Bulgaria is 1 h ahead of Barcelona. It is currently 12:41 AM in Barcelona and 1:41 AM in Bulgaria.

Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Bulgaria is 2384 km. It takes approximately 22 h 46 min to drive from Barcelona to Bulgaria.

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Ryanair, Bulgaria Air, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Bulgaria. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Bulgaria.
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  • Distance: 1203.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Bulgaria?

Ryanair, Bulgaria Air and seven other airlines fly from Barcelona to Sofia every 2 hours. Alternatively, Ruse Bus operates a bus from Barcelona to Sofia once a week, and the journey takes 33 h 15 min.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Barcelona to Varna via Rome, Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Barcelona to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Flights from Barcelona to Varna via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Barcelona to Burgas via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Sofia via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Barcelona to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Varna via Rome, Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Varna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Barcelona to Burgas via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Burgas via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Burgas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Bus operators
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
35 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Barcelona to Sofia
Ave. Duration
37 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$280 - $360
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ferry operators

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