There are 10 ways to get from Belgium 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 Brussels  •  5 h 29 min

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

$60 - $212

Cheapest option

Fly from Charleroi  •  5 h 34 min

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

$20 - $153

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Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  6 h 52 min

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

$87 - $219

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Sofia (SOF) CGN - SOF

$60 - $276

Train, bus BG Razpisanie  •  28 h 46 min

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

$122 - $367

Bus  •  29 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Sofia

$90 - $150

Train, bus Radina VIP  •  38 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Genk Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genk to Sofia

$124 - $160

Train  •  42 h 15 min

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

$331 - $496

Drive, train  •  20 h 55 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. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Sofia

$304 - $454

Drive  •  19 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Sofia 1293.7 miles

$270 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belgium to Sofia is to fly which costs 17€ - 140€ and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belgium to Sofia is to fly which takes 5 h 29 min and costs 50€ - 190€.

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The distance between Belgium and Sofia is 1668 km. The road distance is 2070 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Belgium to Sofia, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels and arriving at Sofia. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 29 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between Belgium and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Bulgaria Air, Austrian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Schaerbeek to Sofia hourly. Alternatively, BG Razpisanie operates a bus from Brussels to Sofia 5 times a week. Tickets cost $90 - $150 and the journey takes 29 h 50 min. Georg also services this route twice a week.

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 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
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 Cologne/Bonn Apt to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
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
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
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $190
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Sofia via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $190
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Sofia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $190
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
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
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
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $370
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 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
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, Wednesday 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 and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $75
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $27
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
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
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
29 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
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 - $270
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$260 - $330
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 - $100
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Genk to Sofia
Ave. Duration
35 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
radinavip.com

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