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There are 5 ways to get from Burgas to Sofia by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Burgas Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Sofia Burgas - Sofia

$14 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus Kazanlak Municipality Transport  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Burgas to Kazanlak
  2. Take the bus from Kazanlak to Sofia Serdika

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Train  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Vladimir Pavlov to Sofia 3622 / ...

$11 - $12

Drive  •  3h 16m

  1. Drive from Burgas to Sofia 239.1 miles

$35 - $55

Bus, fly  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Varna
  2. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Sofia (SOF) VAR - SOF

$55 - $152

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The cheapest way to get from Burgas to Sofia is to bus which costs $8 - $12 and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Burgas to Sofia is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burgas South and arriving at Sofia. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vladimir Pavlov and arriving at Sofia. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 1m.

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The distance between Burgas and Sofia is 340 km. The road distance is 382.5 km.

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The best way to get from Burgas to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 6h and costs $14 - $65.

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The bus from Burgas South to Sofia takes 6h including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Burgas to Sofia bus services, operated by Burgas Bus, depart from Burgas South station.

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Burgas to Sofia train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Vladimir Pavlov station.

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The best way to get from Burgas to Sofia is to bus which takes 6h and costs $14 - $65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $11 - $12 and takes 6h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Burgas to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 212.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h

What companies run services between Burgas, Bulgaria and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Burgas Bus operates a bus from Burgas to Sofia hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $29 and the journey takes 6h. Seven other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Burgas to Sofia 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $12 and the journey takes 6h 1m.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Varna
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Burgas to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Burgas to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Kazanlak to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Burgas Central Bus Station West to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Burgas Bus Station South to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Karat-S
STRANDJA
Phone
05952/ 36 35
Email
park@strandja.bg
Website
strandja.bg
Bus from Burgas to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
strandja.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Burgas to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Burgas to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Kazanlak Municipality Transport
Phone
0878 64 30 15
Email
info@kazanlak-bg.info
Website
kazanlak-bg.info
Bus from Burgas to Kazanlak
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kazanlak-bg.info

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The quickest flight from Varna Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Burgas to Sofia bus services, operated by Burgas Bus, arrive at Sofia station.

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Burgas to Sofia train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Sofia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burgas to Sofia is 383 km. It takes approximately 3h 16m to drive from Burgas to Sofia.

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Bulgaria Air offers flights from Varna Airport to Sofia Airport.

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