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There are 13 ways to get from Bulgaria to London by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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 London Luton, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to London Luton (LTN) VAR - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$57 - $313

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Fly Sofia to London Luton, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to London Luton (LTN) SOF - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$51 - $222

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Fly Sofia to London Heathrow  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to London Heathrow (LHR) SOF - LHR

$93 - $222

Fly Sofia to London Gatwick  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to London Gatwick (LGW) SOF - LGW

$67 - $327

Fly Sofia to London Stansted  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to London Stansted (STN) SOF - STN

$54 - $217

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to London Heathrow  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to London Heathrow (LHR) OTP - LHR

Bus KARAT-S, train  •  31 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Stuttgart
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$388 - $613

Bus, train via Linz/Donau Hbf  •  33 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station to Linz
  2. Take the train from Linz/Donau Hbf to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  5. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$443 - $728

Bus Georg  •  38 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to London

$290 - $370

Bus and ferry  •  45 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Sofia to London

$81 - $161

Bus Radina VIP  •  45 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to London - Victoria Station

$111 - $151

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  26 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  6. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  7. Drive from Folkestone to London

$594 - $783

Drive, car ferry  •  25 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

$345 - $499

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The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to London is to fly and train which costs $50 - $230 and takes 7 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to London is to fly and train which costs $55 - $320 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at London. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 38 h.

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The distance between Bulgaria and London is 2163 km.

The best way to get from Bulgaria to London without a car is to bus and train which takes 31 h 49 min and costs $380 - $650.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Bulgaria to London, including transfers.

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Bulgaria to London bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to London is to fly which takes 6 h 58 min and costs $90 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $290 - $370 and takes 38 h.

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The quickest flight from Varna Airport to London Luton Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 40 min.

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Bulgaria to London bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at London station.

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Map of how to get from Bulgaria to London.
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  • Distance: 1351.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Bulgaria and London, England?

Bulgaria Air, British Airways and 11 other airlines fly from Sofia to London hourly. Alternatively, Georg operates a bus from Sofia to London once a week. Tickets cost $290 - $370 and the journey takes 38 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Sofia to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Sofia to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Sofia to London Stansted via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Sofia to London Stansted via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Flights from Sofia to London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Sofia to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Linz/Donau Hbf to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$198
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Air Kona
Phone
00359 2 971 11 11
Email
tickets@airkona.com
Website
airkona.com
Bus from Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station to Linz
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$87
Schedules at
airkona.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
$290 - $370
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
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
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London is 2 h behind Bulgaria. It is currently 2:11 PM in Bulgaria and 12:11 PM in London.

Wizz Air offers flights from Varna Airport to London Luton Airport.

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There are 8838+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $75 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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