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There are 10 ways to get from Bulgaria to Amsterdam by plane, bus, train 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.

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Fly Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SOF - AMS

$68 - $164

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Fly Sofia to Eindhoven, train  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Eindhoven (EIN) SOF - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Amsterdam Centraal

$52 - $207

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Fly Burgas to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Burgas (BOJ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BOJ - AMS

$137 - $564

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) OTP - AMS

Bus Georg, train  •  28h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Passau
  2. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Centraal

$261 - $461

Bus, train via Belgrad Central Bus Station  •  31h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Centraal

$341 - $516

Bus  •  33h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Amsterdam

$75 - $150

Bus Radina VIP, train  •  38h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Maastricht station
  2. Take the train from Maastricht to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$139 - $191

Drive, train  •  22h 2m

  1. Drive from Sofia to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam

$319 - $476

Drive  •  20h 33m

  1. Drive from Sofia to Amsterdam 1321.9 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Amsterdam is to fly and train which costs $50 - $210 and takes 7h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to Amsterdam is to fly which costs $130 - $600 and takes 5h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Amsterdam. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 33h 30m.

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The distance between Bulgaria and Amsterdam is 1880 km. The road distance is 2115.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Amsterdam without a car is to bus and train which takes 28h 34m and costs $260 - $470.

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It takes approximately 6h 15m to get from Bulgaria to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Bulgaria to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 6h 15m and costs $65 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $150 and takes 33h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 55m.

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Bulgaria to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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Map of how to get from Bulgaria to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 1174.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 15m

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Transavia Holland, Bulgaria Air and nine other airlines fly from Sofia to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Sofia to Amsterdam 3 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $150 and the journey takes 33h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Sofia to Eindhoven via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Sofia to Eindhoven via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Burgas to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Southend
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Burgas to Amsterdam Schiphol via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Train operators
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 Eindhoven to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Maastricht to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Passau Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Passau
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $200
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Sofia to Passau
Ave. Duration
19h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
radinavip.com
Bus from Sofia to Maastricht station
Ave. Duration
35h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
radinavip.com
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Karat-S
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
33h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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Amsterdam is 1h behind Bulgaria. It is currently 10:41 PM in Bulgaria and 9:41 PM in Amsterdam.

Yes, the driving distance between Bulgaria to Amsterdam is 2115 km. It takes approximately 20h 33m to drive from Bulgaria to Amsterdam.

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Transavia Holland, Bulgaria Air, Air Serbia and five other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2614+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Burgas Airport is to bus which takes 16m and costs $1 - $3.

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