There are 10 ways to get from Bulgaria to Ireland by plane, bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry 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 Varna to Dublin  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Dublin (DUB) VAR - DUB

$167 - $557

Cheapest option

Fly Sofia to Dublin  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Dublin (DUB) SOF - DUB

$46 - $356

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Fly Burgas to Dublin  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Burgas (BOJ) to Dublin (DUB) BOJ - DUB

$100 - $396

Fly Sofia to Cork  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Cork (ORK) SOF - ORK

$82 - $329

Fly Sofia to Shannon  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Shannon (SNN) SOF - SNN

$96 - $379

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Dublin  •  9 h 24 min

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

Bus, train, car ferry  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to London
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Nuneaton
  3. Take the train from Nuneaton to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$462 - $617

Bus, bus and ferry Matei Unitrans  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Arad, Arad 1950
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin

$181 - $241

Bus Radina VIP, bus and ferry  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to London - Victoria Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

$145 - $192

Drive, car ferry  •  34 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Holyhead
  4. Take the car ferry from Holyhead to Dublin

$443 - $640

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The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Ireland is to fly which costs $45 - $360 and takes 7 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to Ireland is to fly which costs $160 - $600 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bulgaria and Ireland is 2718 km.

The best way to get from Bulgaria to Ireland without a car is to bus and train and car ferry which takes 2 days 2 h and costs $460 - $650.

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Bulgaria to Ireland, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Dublin Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Ireland is 2 h behind Bulgaria. It is currently 5:15 AM in Bulgaria and 3:15 AM in Ireland.

Austrian Airlines, Aer Lingus, Norwegian Air International and six other airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Dublin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bulgaria to Ireland.
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  • Distance: 1698.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Ireland?

Turkish Airlines, Thomas Cook and nine other airlines fly from Varna to Swords 5 times a day.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Varna to Dublin via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Varna to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Sofia to Dublin via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Sofia to Dublin via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Sofia to Dublin via Memmingen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Sofia to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Sofia to Dublin via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Sofia to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Burgas to Dublin via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Burgas to Dublin via Krakow
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Burgas to Dublin via Hahn
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Flights from Burgas to Dublin via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Burgas to Dublin via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Sofia to Cork via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Sofia to Cork via Cologne/Bonn Apt, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Sofia to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Sofia to Shannon via Cologne/Bonn Apt, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dublin via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Varna to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Varna to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Sofia to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Sofia to Shannon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Sofia to Shannon via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Varna to Dublin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Varna to Dublin via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Sofia to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Burgas to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Burgas to Dublin via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Sofia to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Varna to Dublin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Burgas to Dublin via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Burgas to Dublin via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Sofia to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Cork via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Sofia to Cork via Manchester
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Cork via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Sofia to Cork via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Sofia to Cork via Alicante
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Sofia to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sofia to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dublin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Dublin via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Dublin via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $470
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dublin via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Varna to Dublin via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Dublin via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Nuneaton to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$95 - $160
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
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to London
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$300 - $380
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Arad, Arad
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Sofia to London - Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
44 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
radinavip.com
Ferry operators

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