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There are 5 ways to get from Edirne to Sofia by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Kapikule to Sofia

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus Avtogari  •  7 h

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

$12 - $20

Train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Svilengrad to Podujane Passenger 1624

$10 - $13

Night train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the night train from Edirne to Sofia Bosphor Express

$9 - $10

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Edirne to Sofia 194.5 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Edirne to Sofia is to bus which costs 40 ₺ - 65 ₺ and takes 6 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edirne to Sofia is to drive which costs 170 ₺ - 260 ₺ and takes 2 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Edirne and arriving at Sofia. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Edirne and Sofia is 289 km. The road distance is 311.2 km.

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The best way to get from Edirne to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 38 min and costs 40 ₺ - 65 ₺.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Edirne to Sofia, including transfers.

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Edirne to Sofia train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Svilengrad station.

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The best way to get from Edirne to Sofia is to bus which takes 6 h 38 min and costs 40 ₺ - 65 ₺. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 55 ₺ - 75 ₺ and takes 7 h 9 min.

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Sofia is 1 h behind Edirne. It is currently 5:52 AM in Edirne and 4:52 AM in Sofia.

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

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Map of how to get from Edirne to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 180.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

What companies run services between Edirne, Turkey and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Huntur Travel operates a bus from Edirne to Sofia once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 5 h 24 min. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Edirne to Sofia once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $9 and the journey takes 4 h 36 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Svilengrad to Podujane Passenger
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Edirne to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Huntur Travel
Website
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
Bus from Kapikule to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Stara Zagora to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Stara Zagora to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
$8 - $13
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
$10 - $13
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
$10 - $13
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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Yes, the driving distance between Edirne to Sofia is 311 km. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Edirne to Sofia.

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