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There are 11 ways to get from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) by plane, bus, train, car or car train

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Fly from Brussels

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

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Bus to Charleroi, fly

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Sofia (SOF)

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly

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

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Sofia (SOF)

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Sofia (SOF)

Train, train to Dortmund, fly

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Holzwickede
  3. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Sofia (SOF)

Train, bus via Passau

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Sofia

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Aachen to Sofia

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Brussels to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Villach Hbf/Bbf
  3. Drive from Villach Hbf/Bbf to Sofia Airport (SOF)

Drive

  1. Drive from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF)

Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) by bus

2 Weekly Buses
34h 30m Average Duration
$68 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) is to bus and fly which costs €28 - €120 and takes 5h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) is to fly which costs €45 - €360 and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF). However, there are services departing from Brussels and arriving at Sofia Airport Departure Terminal 1 via Sofia Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 30m.

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The distance between Brussels and Sofia Airport (SOF) is 1704 km. The road distance is 2080.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) without a car is to train and bus via Passau which takes 27h 29m and costs €270 - €390.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF), including transfers.

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Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Brussels station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) is to fly which takes 4h 55m and costs €45 - €360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €90 and takes 34h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at Sofia station.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF).
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  • Distance: 1704 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Sofia Airport (SOF), Bulgaria?

Bulgaria Air, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) every 2 hours. Alternatively, Georg operates a bus from Brussels to Sofia twice a week. Tickets cost $220 - $290 and the journey takes 33h. Union Ivkoni also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $380
Flights from Dortmund to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $90
Flights from Charleroi to Sofia via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$23 - $90
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $180
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sofia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$20 - $180
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia via Zadar
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Flights from Dortmund to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $230
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,600
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
Thalys
Standard
$65 - $90
Comfort
$75 - $100
Premium
$90 - $130
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
Thalys
Standard
$55 - $80
Comfort
$70 - $90
Premium
$80 - $120
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Passau Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$23 - $35
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$18 - $26
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
National Express Rail
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Villach Hbf/Bbf
Ave. Duration
12h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Bus from Brussels Midi / Brussel Zuid West to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Flibco
Standard Ticket
$12 - $15
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Passau to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$220 - $290
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Brussels North Train Station to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
Union Ivkoni
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Aachen to Sofia
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
Radina VIP

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Sofia Airport (SOF) is 1h ahead of Brussels. It is currently 2:01 AM in Brussels and 3:01 AM in Sofia Airport (SOF).

Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) is 2080 km. It takes approximately 18h 57m to drive from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF).

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Bulgaria Air, LOT, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Sofia Airport.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €8 - €10.

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