There are 10 ways to get from Groningen to Sofia by plane, 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 from Groningen  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Groningen (GRQ) to Sofia (SOF) GRQ - SOF

$164 - $605

Cheapest option

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  34 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf N61 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Sofia

$89 - $190

8 alternative options

Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Sofia (SOF) AMS - SOF

$93 - $205

Bus, train to Muenster, fly  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Greven
  3. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Sofia (SOF) FMO - SOF

$215 - $806

Bus BG Razpisanie, train  •  30 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer 100 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Hannover Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the bus from Würzburg to Sofia

$169 - $435

Bus Racic Eurobus  •  36 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Hamburg
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Sofia

$163 - $179

Bus EAAA, train  •  39 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer 100 / ...
  2. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bremen to Sofia

$121 - $185

Bus, train via Wien Hbf  •  44 h

  1. Take the bus from Groningen to Hamburg 075 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  4. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  5. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 461

$331 - $526

Drive, train  •  22 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Sofia

$339 - $504

Drive  •  19 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Groningen to Sofia 1294.3 miles

$310 - $460

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Groningen to Sofia is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 180€ and takes 7 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Groningen to Sofia is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 180€ and takes 7 h 36 min.

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The distance between Groningen and Sofia is 1703 km. The road distance is 2070.8 km.

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It takes approximately 10 h 43 min to get from Groningen to Sofia, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Groningen to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Groningen and arriving at Sofia via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Groningen, Netherlands and Sofia, Bulgaria?

LOT, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Groningen to Sofia every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Groningen to Sofia via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Düsseldorf in around 34 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Groningen to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Groningen to Sofia via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Muenster to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Muenster to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Muenster to Sofia via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Groningen to Sofia via Copenhagen, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Groningen to Sofia via Munich, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Groningen to Sofia via Copenhagen, Belgrade
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Groningen to Sofia via Copenhagen, Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Groningen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Greven
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen CS, Hoofdstation to Hamburg, ZOB
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
arriva.nl
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Würzburg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Würzburg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Düsseldorf to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Würzburg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
24 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Würzburg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Bremen to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Groningen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Hamburg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
31 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$117
Schedules at
racicbg.com

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