There are 9 ways to get from Berlin 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 Berlin Tegel to Sofia  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Sofia (SOF) TXL - SOF

$60 - $146

Cheapest option

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Sofia  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Sofia (SOF) SXF - SOF

$25 - $180

7 alternative options

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Burgas  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Burgas (BOJ) SXF - BOJ

$313 - $871

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Varna  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Varna (VAR) SXF - VAR

$94 - $482

Train, bus via Budapest-Nyugati  •  24 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati Ec
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Kecskemet Ic
  3. Take the bus from Kecskemét to Sofia

$237 - $348

Train, bus EAAA  •  26 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dresden to Sofia

$91 - $224

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  27 h

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Sofia

$55 - $130

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  28 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Sofia

$122 - $123

Drive  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Sofia 1019.5 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 21€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 80€ - 420€ and takes 5 h.

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The distance between Berlin and Bulgaria is 1423 km. The road distance is 1631.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Berlin to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin and arriving at Sofia. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 27 h.

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What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Bulgaria?

Bulgaria Air, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Berlin to Sofia hourly. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Berlin to Sofia 4 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $130 and the journey takes 27 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $280
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Burgas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kecskemét to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Dresden to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Dresden to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$102
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Bus from Berlin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
26 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$118
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Dresden to Sofia
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Dresden to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Berlin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Dresden to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com

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