There are 11 ways to get from Germany to Bulgaria by plane, subway, train, bus 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

Fly Munich to Sofia, line 1 subway  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Sofia (SOF) MUC - SOF
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Mladost 1 to Sofia Serdika

$97 - $317

Cheapest option

Fly Dortmund to Sofia  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Sofia (SOF) DTM - SOF

$18 - $216

9 alternative options

Fly Berlin Tegel to Sofia  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Sofia (SOF) TXL - SOF

$60 - $159

Fly Frankfurt to Sofia  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Sofia (SOF) FRA - SOF

$76 - $401

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Sofia  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Sofia (SOF) SXF - SOF

$25 - $180

Fly Leipzig to Varna  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Varna (VAR) LEJ - VAR

$134 - $361

Train, bus via Budapest-Nyugati  •  25 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati Ec
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Kecskemet Ic
  3. Take the bus from Kecskemét to Sofia

$222 - $357

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  27 h

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Sofia

$55 - $130

Train, bus EAAA  •  27 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dresden to Sofia

$87 - $239

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  28 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin to Sofia

$120 - $121

Drive  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Sofia 1019.5 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Germany to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 21€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Bulgaria is to fly which takes 4 h 46 min and costs 110€ - 320€.

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The distance between Germany and Bulgaria is 1478 km. The road distance is 1631 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Germany to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin and arriving at Sofia. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 27 h.

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What companies run services between Germany and Bulgaria?

Bulgaria Air, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Berlin to Sofia hourly. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Berlin to Sofia 4 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $130 and the journey takes 27 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Munich to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Dortmund to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Frankfurt to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Munich to Sofia via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Sofia via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Dortmund to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Varna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Leipzig to Varna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $280
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Leipzig to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Leipzig to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kecskemét to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Berlin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Dresden to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Dresden to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Dresden to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Bus from Berlin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
26 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$116
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Dresden to Sofia
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Dresden to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com

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