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.

Recommended option

Fly Sofia to London Heathrow  •  6 h 52 min

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

$94 - $222

Cheapest option

Fly Sofia to London Luton, train  •  7 h 18 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

$48 - $255

11 alternative options

Fly Sofia to London Stansted  •  7 h 2 min

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

$55 - $218

Fly Sofia to London Gatwick  •  6 h 49 min

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

$76 - $332

Fly Varna to London Luton, train  •  4 h 46 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

$54 - $346

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to London Heathrow  •  9 h 18 min

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

$102 - $467

Bus, train via Kelenföld  •  31 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bruxelles Midi Ice
  4. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$376 - $671

Bus BG Razpisanie, train  •  32 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$181 - $561

Bus Georg  •  38 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to London

$300 - $380

Bus Radina VIP  •  45 h 2 min

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

$111 - $151

Bus and ferry  •  45 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Sofia to London

$86 - $171

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  26 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein 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

$606 - $794

Drive, car ferry  •  24 h 46 min

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

$346 - $499

What companies run services between Bulgaria and London, England?

British Airways, Bulgaria Air and nine other airlines fly from Sofia to London hourly. Alternatively, Georg operates a bus from Sofia to London once a week. Tickets cost $300 - $380 and the journey takes 38 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Sofia to London Stansted via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Sofia to London Stansted via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Sofia to London Stansted via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Sofia to London Stansted via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Sofia to London Luton via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Varna to London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
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 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 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
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $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
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $26
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $240
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
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
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Bus Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to London
Ave. Duration
44 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $170
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Schedules at
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
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus and ferry from Sofia to London
Ave. Duration
44 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
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
Balkan Horn
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to London Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
41 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$168
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bulgaria and London is 2163 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to London is to fly which costs $50 - $220 and takes 7 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to London is to fly and train which takes 4 h 46 min and costs $50 - $350.

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.

It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Bulgaria to London, including transfers.