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  •  4h 49m

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

£127 - £228

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Fly Burgas to London Luton, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Burgas (BOJ) to London Luton (LTN) BOJ - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£44 - £215

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Fly Sofia to London Heathrow  •  6h 45m

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

£56 - £306

Fly Sofia to London Stansted  •  7h 2m

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

£46 - £238

Fly Sofia to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to London Gatwick (LGW) SOF - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£70 - £264

Fly Sofia to London Luton, train  •  7h 21m

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

£59 - £314

Bus, train  •  31h 9m

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

£230 - £500

Bus and ferry  •  34h 17m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Sofia to London Victoria Station

£129

Bus  •  38h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to London

£220 - £280

Bus via Serdika  •  45h 3m

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

£85 - £120

Bus and ferry via London  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Sofia to London

£75 - £110

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  23h 28m

  1. Drive from Sofia to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£384 - £497

Drive, car ferry  •  24h 57m

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

£256 - £414

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to London is to fly which costs $55 - $310 and takes 7h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to London is to fly and train which costs $160 - $290 and takes 4h 49m.

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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 38h.

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The distance between Bulgaria and London is 1352 miles.

The best way to get from Bulgaria to London without a car is to bus and train which takes 31h 9m and costs $290 - $650.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m 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 6h 45m and costs $70 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $280 - $360 and takes 38h.

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The quickest flight from Varna Airport to London Luton Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 35m.

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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: 4h 49m

What companies run services between Bulgaria and London, England?

Bulgaria Air, British Airways and 10 other airlines fly from Sofia to London Paddington hourly. Alternatively, Balkan Horn operates a vehicle from Sofia to London Victoria Station twice a week. Tickets cost £129 and the journey takes 33h 14m.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£220 - £400
Flights from Varna to London Luton via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £400
Flights from Burgas to London Luton via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £210
Flights from Burgas to London Luton via Katowice
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Burgas to London Luton via Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £190
Flights from Sofia to London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £170
Flights from Sofia to London Luton via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £260
Flights from Sofia to London Stansted via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £260
Flights from Sofia to London Stansted via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £260
Flights from Sofia to London Stansted via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £260
Flights from Sofia to London Luton via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £340
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £340
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £270
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £350
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £260
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £140
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from Burgas to London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £170
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £390
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sofia to London Heathrow via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £350
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Sofia to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to London Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
33h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£129
Website
Balkan Horn
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to London
Ave. Duration
38h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£220 - £280
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
44h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£85 - £120
Schedules at
radinavip.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to London
Ave. Duration
47h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£75 - £110
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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London is 2h behind Bulgaria. It is currently 4:59 PM in Bulgaria and 2:59 PM in London.

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

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There are 8661+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £75 per night.

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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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