There are 9 ways to get from Brussels 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 32 min

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

$46 - $211

Cheapest option

Fly from Charleroi  •  6 h 19 min

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

$34 - $170

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Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Sofia (SOF) AMS - SOF

$117 - $228

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Sofia (SOF) CGN - SOF

$86 - $286

Bus  •  29 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Sofia

$90 - $150

Train, bus  •  38 h 1 min

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

$112 - $157

Train  •  42 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  5. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  6. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 461

$341 - $516

Drive, train  •  21 h

  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

$312 - $455

Drive  •  19 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Sofia 1293.7 miles

$270 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Sofia is to fly which costs 29€ - 150€ and takes 6 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Sofia is to fly which costs 40€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Sofia is 1698 km. The road distance is 2069.9 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Brussels 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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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Sofia via Koln Hbf, Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof, Wien Hbf, Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 18 min.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 4€ - 18€.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 1061.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Bulgaria Air, Adria Airways and nine other airlines fly from Brussels 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 35 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 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, 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 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
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 Cologne/Bonn Apt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 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
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 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
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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 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, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
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 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Genk
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
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
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$250 - $320
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
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
$100 - $140
Schedules at
radinavip.com

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