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There are 12 ways to get from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) by plane, bus, train, car or car train

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Fly from Brussels  •  4h 46m

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

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Bus to Charleroi, fly  •  5h 30m

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

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  6h 19m

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

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  6h 24m

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

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly  •  7h 21m

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

Train, train to Beauvais, fly  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Beauvais
  3. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Sofia (SOF) BVA - SOF

Train, bus  •  29h 36m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof 10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Sofia

Train, bus via Salzburg  •  30h 15m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof 43 / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf 62 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Salzburg to Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station

Bus  •  36h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Düsseldorf central bus station 081 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dusseldorf Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station Karat-S

Bus via Belgrade  •  37h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Niš
  3. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia

Drive, car train  •  21h 26m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Munich East Station
  3. Drive from Munich East Station to Sofia Airport (SOF)

Drive  •  18h 57m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) 2080.2 km

Brussels (BRU) to Sofia (SOF) flights

78 Weekly Planes
5h 8m Average Duration
$64 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) is to bus and fly which costs €50 - €220 and takes 5h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) is to fly which takes 4h 46m and costs €80 - €280.

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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 which takes 29h 36m and costs €120 - €240.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF), including transfers.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) is to fly which takes 4h 46m and costs €80 - €280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €160 - €230 and takes 36h 35m.

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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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Sofia Airport (SOF) is 1h ahead of Brussels. It is currently 10:33 AM in Brussels and 11:33 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, Brussels Airlines, Air Serbia and five other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Sofia Airport.

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  • Distance: 1704 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

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

Bulgaria Air, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Sofia Airport (SOF) via Dusseldorf Bus Station, Sofia Serdica Bus Station, and Sofia in around 36h 35m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Charleroi to Sofia via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Charleroi to Sofia via Malta
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Charleroi to Sofia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia via Malta
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Beauvais to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Beauvais to Sofia via Malta
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Beauvais to Sofia via Bari
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Beauvais to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
$55 - $80
Comfort
$60 - $90
Premium
$90 - $120
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $160
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
$80 - $120
Comfort
$90 - $130
Premium
$120 - $160
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
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
$40 - $55
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
https://www.bahn.com/en
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 70 79 79 79
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
https://www.belgiantrain.be/en
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
https://www.belgiantrain.be/en
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
$11 - $16
1st Class Full Fare
$19 - $27
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Website
https://www.ns.nl/en
2nd Class Full Fare
$12 - $18
1st Class Full Fare
$21 - $30
SNCF
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Phone
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
$40 - $60
Rail 1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Paris Nord to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
$12 - $18
Rail 1st Class
$18 - $23
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne Central Station to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
https://www.flixtrain.com/
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Munich East Station
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
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 / Brussels South West to Charleroi Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
https://www.flibco.com/en
Air Kona
Phone
00359 2 971 11 11
Email
tickets@airkona.com
Website
airkona.com
Bus from Salzburg to Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$82
Website
Air Kona
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Düsseldorf central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Belgrade to Niš AS
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Dusseldorf Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
https://www.karat-s.com/
Lasta
Phone
0800 334 334
Email
iuc@lasta.rs
Website
lasta.rs
Bus from Brussels to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
lasta.rs
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lasta.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Niš
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Schedules at
lasta.rs
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lasta.rs
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Niš
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
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nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
KAVIM-Jedinstvo
Phone
+381 177421201
Email
office@kavim-vranje.rs
Website
web.facebook.com
Bus from Belgrade to Niš
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
web.facebook.com
Book at
web.facebook.com
Pricing
$17 - $23
Kanis
Phone
381 18 517 272
Email
office@kanis.rs
Website
kanis.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Niš
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
kanis.rs
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Niš
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $40
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Simplon Leskovac
Phone
+38162 8777 888
Email
simplonleskovac@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Belgrade to Niš
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Auto Kodeks
Phone
+(381)(11)7420444
Email
auto.kodeks.pirot@gmail.com
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Belgrade to Niš
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
https://www.polazak.com/en/Auto-Kodeks/operator/
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