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

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Bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Kapikule to Sofia

$9 - $13

4 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Svilengrad to Podujane Passenger 1624

$10 - $12

Night train, bus  •  6 h 24 min

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

$13 - $20

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edirne to Sofia is to night train which costs 43 ₺ - 47 ₺ and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edirne to Sofia is to drive which takes 2 h 48 min and costs 140 ₺ - 210 ₺.

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The distance between Edirne and Sofia is 289 km. The road distance is 311 km.

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

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

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

Huntur Travel operates a bus from Edirne to Sofia once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 5 h 24 min. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Edirne to Sofia once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $8 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
$7 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Edirne to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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
$7 - $11
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Union Ivkoni
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com

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