There are 4 ways to get from Edirne to Bulgaria by bus, 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

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kapikule to Stara Zagora
  2. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Sofia

$14 - $28

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Kapikule to Sofia

$7 - $11

2 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Svilengrad to Sofia 1624 / ...

$10 - $13

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Edirne to Sofia 194.5 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The distance between Edirne and Bulgaria is 136 km. The road distance is 311.2 km.

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The best way to get from Edirne to Bulgaria without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Edirne to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Edirne to Bulgaria is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 24 min.

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Bulgaria is 1 h behind Edirne. It is currently 3:40 AM in Edirne and 3:40 AM in Bulgaria.

Yes, the driving distance between Edirne to Bulgaria is 311 km. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Edirne to Bulgaria.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Bulgaria. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edirne to Bulgaria.
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  • Distance: 85 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

What companies run services between Edirne, Turkey and Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Edirne to Sofia via Kapıkule Station, Kapikule, Stara Zagora, Sofia, and Central Station in around 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Edirne to Sofia twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $8 and the journey takes 4 h 43 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Kapikule to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Kapikule to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Stara Zagora to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Trans5
Website
trans5.bg
Bus from Stara Zagora to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
trans5.bg
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
valeross.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Globus ES
Phone
044/62 48 83
Email
globuses@abv.bg
Website
globuses.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
globuses.com

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