Travel from Hungary to Bulgaria is: Unrestricted. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Petrich?

Book now

There are 12 ways to get from Budapest to Petrich 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

Fly Budapest to Thessaloniki, train

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Thessaloniki (SKG)
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Rodopolis

Cheapest

Train

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Craiova
  2. Take the train from Craiova to Vidin
  3. Take the train from Vidin to Sofia
  4. Take the train from Sofia to Petrich

Fly Budapest to Sofia, train

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Sofia (SOF)
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Petrich

Train to Vienna, fly to Sofia, train

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Sofia (SOF)
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Petrich

Fly Budapest to Skopje, bus, drive

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Skopje (SKP)
  2. Take the bus from Skopje Airport to Evzonoi
  3. Drive from Evzonoi to Petrich

Train to Vienna, fly to Thessaloniki, train

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Thessaloniki (SKG)
  3. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Rodopolis

Train to Vienna, fly to Skopje, bus, drive

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Skopje (SKP)
  3. Take the bus from Skopje Airport to Evzonoi
  4. Drive from Evzonoi to Petrich

Bus via Sofia

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Petrich Bus Station

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Petrich

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Thessaloníki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou Bus Stop to Sandanski Bus Station

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Baile Herculane
  2. Take the bus from Băile Herculane FlixBus stop to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Petrich

Drive

  1. Drive from Budapest to Petrich

Budapest to Petrich by bus

3 Weekly Buses
18h 33m Average Duration
$62 Cheapest Price
See schedules
Hungary → Bulgaria
Unrestricted

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into Bulgaria from Hungary

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary
Show more details
Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

Show less

Conditions of entry into Bulgaria from Hungary

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Bulgaria

1.5m

Recommended

Recommended

Considerations leaving from Hungary

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Bulgaria is currently allowed from Hungary.

Explore travel options

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Petrich is 02 807 87 57.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Petrich is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Petrich is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 02 807 87 57.

No, returning to Hungary from Bulgaria is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 13 Jan 2023
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Petrich is to train which costs 9 500 Ft - 26 000 Ft and takes 27h 24m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Budapest to Petrich is to fly and bus and drive which costs 28 000 Ft - 90 000 Ft and takes 8h 21m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Petrich station. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Petrich Bus Station via Budapest and Sofia Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 33m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Petrich. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Petrich via Craiova, Vidin and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 24m.

More details

The distance between Budapest and Petrich is 754 km. The road distance is 931.5 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Budapest to Petrich without a car is to bus via Sofia which takes 18h 33m and costs 22 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft.

More details

It takes approximately 8h 28m to get from Budapest to Petrich, including transfers.

More details

Budapest to Petrich bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Budapest station.

More details

Budapest to Petrich train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Budapest-Keleti station.

More details

The best way to get from Budapest to Petrich is to bus via Sofia which takes 18h 33m and costs 22 000 Ft - 31 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 9 500 Ft - 26 000 Ft and takes 27h 24m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Budapest to Petrich.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 754.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 28m

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Petrich, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Petrich via Népliget M, Budapest, and Sofia Central Bus Station in around 18h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Petrich via Craiova, Vidin, and Sofia in around 27h 24m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Budapest to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Budapest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $250
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Vienna to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $210
Flights from Budapest to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Skopje via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Phone
+302130121451
Website
hellenictrain.gr
Train from Thessaloniki to Rodopolis
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
Greek Railways (OSE)
Airport
$11
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Petrich
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
$6 - $8
1st Class
$8 - $10
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Budapest-Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $19
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$16 - $19
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Baile Herculane
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$11 - $14
1st Class
$30 - $34
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Craiova
Ave. Duration
12h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $45
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$14 - $19
1st Class
$39 - $44
Train from Craiova to Vidin
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
Siamos Tours
Phone
0030 2108219900
Email
vsiamos@otenet.gr
Website
siamostours.com
Bus from Skopje Airport to Evzonoi
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
siamostours.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Budapest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Budapest Nepliget to Sofia Serdica Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
Karat-S
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Petrich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Union Ivkoni
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou Bus Stop to Sandanski Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Union Ivkoni
FP Travel
Phone
+302105233969
Email
fptravel@otenet.gr
Website
fptravel.gr
Bus from Budapest to Thessaloníki
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Schedules at
fptravel.gr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Băile Herculane FlixBus stop to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
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.
For more information, please visit this page

Want to know more about travelling around Bulgaria

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Thessaloniki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

Search flights

Budapest to Petrich bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Petrich Bus Station.

More details

Petrich is 1h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 1:56 AM in Budapest and 2:56 AM in Petrich.

Budapest to Petrich train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Petrich station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Petrich is 932 km. It takes approximately 9h 5m to drive from Budapest to Petrich.

Get driving directions

Ryanair and Wizz Air offer flights from Budapest Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

Search flights

There are five+ hotels available in Petrich. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 31 min and costs 900 Ft.

More details

ticket