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There are 6 ways to get from Bulgaria to Austria by plane, subway, bus or car

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Fly from Varna  •  2 h 34 min

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

$129 - $369

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Bus KARAT-S  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Wien Erdberg

$3

4 alternative options

Line 1 subway to Sofia, fly  •  5 h 7 min

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

$78 - $228

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Vienna

$30 - $50

Bus Afrodita Trans  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Vienna

$76

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Vienna 627.2 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Austria is to bus which costs $3 and takes 14 h 24 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 34 min.

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

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Austria without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 53 min and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Bulgaria to Austria, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Austria is to fly which takes 2 h 34 min and costs $120 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 13 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Varna Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Bulgaria to Austria bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Vienna 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 34 min

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Austria?

Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and Bulgaria Air fly from Varna to Vienna twice 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 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Vienna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Vienna via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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
Afrodita Trans
Phone
032 / 29 55 08
Website
afrodita-trans.com
Bus from Sofia to Vienna
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
afrodita-trans.com

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Austria is 1 h behind Bulgaria. It is currently 9:29 AM in Bulgaria and 8:29 AM in Austria.

Yes, the driving distance between Bulgaria to Austria is 1004 km. It takes approximately 10 h 16 min to drive from Bulgaria to Austria.

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

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There are 1382+ hotels available in Austria. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Varna Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $2 - $4.

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