There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to Bulgaria by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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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Fly Glasgow to Sofia  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Sofia (SOF) GLA - SOF

$61 - $251

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Sofia  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Sofia (SOF) EDI - SOF

$73 - $287

Fly Glasgow to Burgas  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Burgas (BOJ) GLA - BOJ

$190 - $762

Fly Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) GLA - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse

Train, bus via Kelenföld  •  34 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Kelenföld Rj
  5. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Sofia

$642 - $1,050

Train, bus BG Razpisanie  •  38 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Liege-Guillemins Ic / ...
  4. Take the bus from Liège to Sofia

$393 - $745

Train, bus Radina VIP  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia

$344 - $509

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia

$200 - $207

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Manchester Piccadilly to Bucharest
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia

$198 - $279

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  32 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  7. Drive from Kufstein to Sofia

$688 - $917

Drive, car ferry  •  30 h

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Sofia

$426 - $622

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Bulgaria is to fly which costs £45 - £200 and takes 6 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Bulgaria is to fly which costs £140 - £600 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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

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The distance between Glasgow and Bulgaria is 1614 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Bulgaria without a car is to train and bus which takes 34 h 33 min and costs £480 - £800.

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Glasgow to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Bulgaria bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 35 min.

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Glasgow to Bulgaria bus services, operated by Balkan Horn, arrive at Sofia station.

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Bulgaria is 2 h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 8:01 AM in Glasgow and 10:01 AM in Bulgaria.

Map of how to get from Glasgow to Bulgaria.
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  • Distance: 1614.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 56 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Bulgaria?

Ryanair, Wizz Air and three other airlines fly from Glasgow to Sofia twice daily.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Glasgow to Sofia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to Burgas via Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to Burgas via Riga
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,100 - $6,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,100 - $4,900
Flights from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,100 - $4,900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Sofia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Sofia via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Glasgow to Burgas
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Burgas
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Liège to Sofia
Ave. Duration
28 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
44 h
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 from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Balkan Horn
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
40 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$168
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus and ferry from Manchester Piccadilly to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
45 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Ferry operators

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KLM, Bulgaria Air, Wizz Air and two other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Bulgaria. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £7.

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