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There are 8 ways to get from Dublin to Samokov by plane, bus, car ferry, train, bus and ferry or car

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Fly from Dublin, bus  •  8h 35m

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Sofia (SOF) DUB - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Samokov

$54 - $370

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Bus to Belfast (Aldergrove), fly, bus  •  12h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Custom House Quay to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre
  2. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Sofia (SOF) BFS - SOF
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Samokov

$81 - $291

Car ferry, train, bus via Marseille  •  46h 12m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marseille St Charles Eil
  4. Take the bus from Marseille Saint-Charles to Sofia
  5. Take the bus from Sofia to Samokov

$457 - $1,033

Car ferry, train, bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe Eil
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to Sofia
  5. Take the bus from Sofia to Samokov

$335 - $576

Car ferry, train, bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Samokov

$305 - $443

Bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Samokov

$218 - $237

Bus and ferry, bus via Caransebeș  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham West Bromwich to Caransebeş
  3. Take the bus from Caransebeş to Baile Herculane
  4. Take the bus from Băile Herculane to Sofia
  5. Take the bus from Sofia to Samokov

$143 - $211

Car ferry, drive  •  45h 34m

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to Samokov

$390 - $623

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Samokov is to fly and bus which costs 45€ - 330€ and takes 8h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Samokov is to fly and bus which costs 45€ - 330€ and takes 8h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Samokov. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Samokov via London Victoria Station and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7h.

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The distance between Dublin and Samokov is 2512 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Samokov without a car is to car ferry and train and bus via Marseille which takes 46h 12m and costs 390€ - 900€.

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It takes approximately 8h 35m to get from Dublin to Samokov, including transfers.

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Dublin to Samokov bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 40m.

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Dublin to Samokov bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Samokov station.

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Samokov is 2h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 11:05 AM in Dublin and 1:05 PM in Samokov.

Map of how to get from Dublin to Samokov.
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  • Distance: 1570.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 35m

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Samokov, Bulgaria?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Samokov. However, you can take the line 702 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Sofia, take the walk to Sofia Airport, take the line 1 subway to Sofia Mladost 1, take the line 1 subway to Sofia Serdika, take the walk to Serdika, take the line 2 subway to Central Station, take the walk to Sofia, then take the bus to Samokov. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Belfast, Europa Bus Centre, take the walk to Belfast Europa Bus Centre, take the shuttle to Belfast, take the walk to Belfast (Aldergrove) airport, fly to Sofia, take the walk to Sofia Airport, take the line 1 subway to Sofia Mladost 1, take the line 1 subway to Sofia Serdika, take the walk to Serdika, take the line 2 subway to Central Station, take the walk to Sofia, then take the bus to Samokov.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Dublin to Sofia via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Dublin to Sofia via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Dublin to Sofia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Dublin to Sofia via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Sofia via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Sofia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Sofia via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Sofia via Liverpool
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dublin to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Sofia via Alicante
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Sofia via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Sofia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Sofia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dublin to Sofia via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $470
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Sofia via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$170 - $650
Premier
$450 - $750
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Samokov
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Dublin Coach
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Marseille Saint-Charles to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27h 26m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$96
Schedules at
dary.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Lille to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
44h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
radinavip.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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National Express
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Book at
National Express
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
40h 44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$165
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from Birmingham West Bromwich to Caransebeş
Ave. Duration
35h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Dacos
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Băile Herculane to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
Irish Ferries
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$65 - $75
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155

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Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Lufthansa and Ryanair offer flights from Dublin Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 311+ hotels available in Samokov. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 702 bus which takes 11m and costs 8€ - 11€.

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