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

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Bus Burgas Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Sofia

$14 - $29

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Train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Vladimir Pavlov to Sofia 3624 / ...

$11 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas to Karnobat
  2. Take the bus from Karnobat to Sofia

$19 - $27

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Burgas to Sofia 239.1 miles

$35 - $55

Bus, fly  •  4 h 44 min

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

$31 - $125

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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 6 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vladimir Pavlov and arriving at Sofia. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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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 6 h and costs .

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The bus from Burgas South to Sofia takes 6 h 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 6 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Varna Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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

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 6 h. Four 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 6 h 12 min.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $200
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
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Burgas to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Burgas to Karnobat
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Karnobat to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Burgas to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Burgas to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Burgas to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Karnobat Municipality Transport
Website
karnobat.acstre.com
Bus from Burgas to Karnobat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
karnobat.acstre.com
M-Bus
Phone
056 844 966
Website
mbus-bg.com
Bus from Burgas to Karnobat
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mbus-bg.com

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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 3 h 16 min to drive from Burgas to Sofia.

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Wizz Air and Bulgaria Air offer flights from Varna Airport to Sofia Airport.

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