There are 5 ways to get from Bulgaria to Austria by plane, subway, 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.

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Fly from Varna  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Vienna (VIE) VAR - VIE

$126 - $366

Cheapest option

Bus KARAT-S  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Wien Erdberg

$3

3 alternative options

Line 1 subway to Sofia, fly  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Serdika to Sofia Mladost 1
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Vienna (VIE) SOF - VIE

$75 - $225

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Vienna

$30 - $50

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Vienna 627.2 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Austria is to bus which costs $3 and takes 14 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to Austria is to fly which costs $120 - $370 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Bulgaria and Austria is 1092 km. The road distance is 1003.5 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Bulgaria to Austria, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Vienna. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 53 min.

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Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Vienna Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Bulgaria to Austria.
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  • Distance: 682.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 min

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Austria?

Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines fly from Varna to Vienna once daily. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Sofia to Vienna 4 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 13 h 53 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Varna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Vienna via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Sofia to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Train operators
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Vienna
Ave. Duration
13 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Wien Erdberg
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
karat-s.com

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