There are 7 ways to get from Bulgaria to Austria by plane, subway, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Varna to Vienna  •  2h 40m

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

36€ - 478€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB Varna - Dortmund / ...

33€ - 81€

5 alternative options

Line 1 subway to Sofia, fly to Vienna  •  5h 7m

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

37€ - 294€

Fly Sofia to Graz  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Graz (GRZ) SOF - GRZ

62€ - 297€

Bus via Serdika  •  14h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station to Wien Erdberg

65€

Bus and ferry  •  19h 12m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Sofia to Wien

34€ - 49€

Drive  •  10h 13m

  1. Drive from Sofia to Vienna 1007.1 km

100€ - 160€

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Austria

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Austria. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Austria.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Austria from 5/15/2020.

Source Type: Media | Last updated: 5/16/2020

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Austria from 4/13/2020.

Source Type: Media | Last updated: 4/14/2020

International flights leaving Bulgaria are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Source Type: Media | Last updated: 3/25/2020

Data sourced from: CDC, ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Austria is to bus and ferry which costs $35 - $55 and takes 19h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to Austria is to fly which costs $35 - $550 and takes 2h 40m.

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The distance between Bulgaria and Austria is 1092 km. The road distance is 1007.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Austria without a car is to bus which takes 14h 24m and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Bulgaria to Austria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Austria is to fly which takes 2h 40m and costs $35 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $90 and takes 14h 24m.

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The quickest flight from Varna Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Austria is 1h behind Bulgaria. It is currently 4:52 PM in Bulgaria and 3:52 PM in Austria.

Yes, the driving distance between Bulgaria to Austria is 1007 km. It takes approximately 10h 13m to drive from Bulgaria to Austria.

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

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  • Distance: 1092.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Austria?

Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and LOT fly from Varna to Vienna once daily. Alternatively, Karat-S operates a bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB twice daily. Tickets cost 55€ - 80€ and the journey takes 14h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 190€
Flights from Sofia to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 180€
Flights from Sofia to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Varna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 190€
Flights from Sofia to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 310€
Flights from Sofia to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Flights from Sofia to Graz via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Varna to Vienna via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 210€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Sofia to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
20€ - 240€
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 140€
Train operators
Bus operators
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Vienna Central Bus Station VIB
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Karat-S
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Wien
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to Wien
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Air Kona
Phone
00359 2 971 11 11
Email
tickets@airkona.com
Website
airkona.com
Bus from Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station to Wien Erdberg
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
61€
Website
Air Kona

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Varna Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $5 - $7.

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