There are 7 ways to get from Bulgaria to Hungary by subway, plane, tram, bus, train or car

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Line 1 subway to Sofia, fly to Budapest, line 49 tram  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Serdika to Sofia Mladost 1
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Budapest (BUD) SOF - BUD
  3. Take the line 49 tram from Kálvin tér M to Kosztolányi Dezső tér

$35 - $275

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Bus Group Ltd.  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Budapest Népliget

$1

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Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Oradea, bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Oradea (OMR) OTP - OMR
  3. Take the bus from Oradea to Debrecen

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Budapest  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Budapest (BUD) OTP - BUD

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Satu Mare, train  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Satu Mare (SUJ) OTP - SUJ
  3. Take the train from Satmarel to Debrecen

Bus Tourbus Bulgaria  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Budapest

$50 - $65

Drive  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Budapest 478.9 miles

$85 - $130

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia Serdika and arriving at Budapest. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bulgaria and Hungary is 693 km. The road distance is 766.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Hungary without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Bulgaria to Hungary, including transfers.

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Bulgaria to Hungary bus services, operated by Tourbus Bulgaria, depart from Sofia Serdika station.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Bulgaria to Hungary bus services, operated by Tourbus Bulgaria, arrive at Budapest station.

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Hungary is 1 h behind Bulgaria. It is currently 2:35 AM in Bulgaria and 1:35 AM in Hungary.

Yes, the driving distance between Bulgaria to Hungary is 766 km. It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to drive from Bulgaria to Hungary.

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Wizz Air offers flights from Sofia Airport to Budapest Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bulgaria to Hungary.
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  • Distance: 433 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Hungary?

Tourbus Bulgaria operates a bus from Sofia to Budapest once a week. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 12 h 15 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Oradea
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Satu Mare
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $420
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Oradea
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
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
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
GIG
Phone
+40722258311
Email
office@gigimpex.ro
Website
gigimpex.ro
Bus from Oradea to Debrecen
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
gigimpex.ro
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Budapest
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
touring.bg
Group Ltd.
Phone
+359 2 980 63 36
Email
group@gbg.bg
Website
group-ood.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
group-ood.com
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Budapest
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
karat-s.com

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