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There are 5 ways to get from Braşov to Bulgaria by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brasov to Bucuresti
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia

$33 - $51

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Train  •  13 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Gara Brașov to Videle 15930
  2. Take the train from Videle to Sofia

$14 - $16

3 alternative options

Train via Bucuresti Nord Gara A  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Brasov to Bucuresti Nord Gara A R / ...
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia

$21 - $27

Drive  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Braşov to Sofia 361.2 miles

$55 - $85

Bus, fly  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Brasov to Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Sofia (SOF) OTP - SOF

$68 - $265

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The cheapest way to get from Braşov to Bulgaria is to train which costs $14 - $16 and takes 13 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Braşov to Bulgaria is to bus and fly which costs $65 - $270 and takes 6 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Braşov to Bulgaria. However, there are services departing from Brasov and arriving at Sofia via Bucharest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Braşov and Bulgaria is 338 km. The road distance is 577.9 km.

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The best way to get from Braşov to Bulgaria without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs $30 - $55.

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It takes approximately 11 h 30 min to get from Braşov to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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Braşov to Bulgaria bus services, operated by Fany, depart from Brasov station.

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The best way to get from Braşov to Bulgaria is to bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs $30 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $14 - $16 and takes 13 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Braşov to Bulgaria bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, arrive at Sofia station.

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Map of how to get from Braşov to Bulgaria.
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  • Distance: 211.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 30 min

What companies run services between Braşov, Romania and Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Braşov to Sofia via Bucharest in around 11 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Braşov to Sofia via Videle, Sofia, and Central Station in around 13 h 27 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Phone
0351/40.91.53
Email
office@softrans.ro
Website
softrans.ro
Train from Gara Brașov to Videle
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
softrans.ro
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Videle to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Fany
Phone
0741 607 941
Email
office@fany.ro
Website
fany.ro
Bus from Brasov to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
fany.ro
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Direct Aeroport
Phone
0371.503.503
Email
office@direct-aeroport.ro
Website
direct-aeroport.ro
Shuttle from Brasov to Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
direct-aeroport.ro

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Yes, the driving distance between Braşov to Bulgaria is 578 km. It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to drive from Braşov to Bulgaria.

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Tarom offers flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 123+ hotels available in Bulgaria. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Braşov to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to bus which takes 2 h 27 min and costs $15 - $24.

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