There are 8 ways to get from Bulgaria to Ukraine by plane, subway, bus, train, night train 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.

Recommended option

Fly Varna to Odesa  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Odesa (ODS) VAR - ODS

$79 - $234

Cheapest option

Bus Maximov Tours  •  34 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Odessa Central Bus Sofia-Varna-Odessa
  2. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus to Kiev Central Bus Station

$59 - $71

6 alternative options

Line 1 subway to Sofia, fly to Odesa  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Serdika to Sofia Mladost 1
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Odesa (ODS) SOF - ODS

$133 - $163

Fly Burgas to Zaporizhia  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Burgas (BOJ) to Zaporizhia (OZH) BOJ - OZH

$154 - $197

Bus Ecolines  •  32 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Kyiv 277402

$69 - $109

Train, bus  •  36 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Pleven 462
  2. Take the bus from Pleven to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest
  4. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station

$80 - $117

Train, night train  •  39 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Ruse 462
  2. Take the night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  3. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station

$80 - $113

Drive  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Kiev 820.2 miles

$130 - $190

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Ukraine?

Bulgaria Air, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines fly from Varna to Odessa twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sofia to Kiev via Central Station, Sofia - Central Bus Station, Varna, Kyiv, and Demiivska in around 32 h 34 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Odesa via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Odesa via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Sofia to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Odesa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Motor Sich
Website
motorsich.com
Flights from Burgas to Zaporizhia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Pleven
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Varna
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Pleven to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Pleven to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Odessa Central Bus
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Kiev Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
autogaravn.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bulgaria and Ukraine is 885 km. The road distance is 1312 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bulgaria to Ukraine is to bus which costs $55 - $75 and takes 34 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Bulgaria to Ukraine is to fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs $150 - $200.

It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Bulgaria to Ukraine, including transfers.