There are 8 ways to get from Belgium to Bulgaria 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 Brussels  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Sofia (SOF) BRU - SOF

$62 - $214

Cheapest option

Fly from Charleroi  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Sofia (SOF) CRL - SOF

$22 - $155

6 alternative options

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Sofia (SOF) AMS - SOF

$108 - $251

Train, bus via Kelenföld  •  27 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenföld Rj
  3. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Sofia

$329 - $499

Train, bus BG Razpisanie  •  28 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Sofia

$129 - $384

Bus  •  37 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station to Aachen Hernani > Saint-Sébastien > Bayonne > Bordeaux Centre > Angoulême > Poitiers > Tours > Orléans > Paris Centre - Bercy > Bruxelles Centre - Gare Midi > Bruxelles Schaerbeek - Gare Nord > Liège > Aix-la-Chapelle > Cologne > Dusseldorf > Duisburg > Dortmund
  2. Take the bus from Aachen to Sofia

$120 - $163

Drive, train  •  19 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf Ice
  3. Drive from München Ostbahnhof to Sofia

$309 - $473

Drive  •  19 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Sofia 1293.7 miles

$270 - $390

What companies run services between Belgium and Bulgaria?

Bulgaria Air, Austrian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Schaerbeek to Sofia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Sofia via Gare Du Nord, Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station, Aachen, Sofia, and Central Station in around 37 h 38 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Charleroi to Sofia via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
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
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $180
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
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 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$220 - $320
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station to Aachen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Aachen to Sofia
Ave. Duration
34 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
radinavip.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Belgium to Bulgaria?

The distance between Belgium and Bulgaria is 1815 km. The road distance is 2070 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Belgium to Bulgaria?

The cheapest way to get from Belgium to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 17€ - 130€ and takes 5 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Belgium to Bulgaria?

The quickest way to get from Belgium to Bulgaria is to fly which takes 5 h 42 min and costs 50€ - 180€.

How long does it take to get from Belgium to Bulgaria?

It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Belgium to Bulgaria, including transfers.