There are 10 ways to get from Liverpool to Sofia by train, plane, bus, night train, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry or 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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Train to Manchester, fly  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Sofia (SOF) MAN - SOF

$66 - $172

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Train to Birmingham, fly  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Sofia (SOF) BHX - SOF

$79 - $260

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Sofia (SOF) LHR - SOF

$209 - $399

Train, bus Georg  •  34 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street 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 bus from Munich to Sofia

$414 - $845

Train, night train, bus  •  35 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street 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 night train from München Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. En
  5. Take the bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika

$439 - $730

Train, bus BG Razpisanie  •  45 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Sofia

$226 - $339

Bus, bus and ferry  •  46 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia

$186 - $190

Train, bus Radina VIP  •  47 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia

$226 - $329

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  29 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool 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 Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  7. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Sofia

$635 - $861

Drive, carferry, ferry  •  31 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Giudecca Stucky
  4. Take the ferry from Giudecca Stucky to Venice Cruise Terminal
  5. Drive from Venice Cruise Terminal to Sofia

$467 - $697

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool station to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place and arriving at Sofia via London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 58 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Sofia is 1418 miles.

The best way to get from Liverpool to Sofia without a car is to train and bus which takes 34 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from Liverpool to Sofia, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Sofia bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 20 min.

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

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Sofia is 2 h ahead of Liverpool. It is currently 3:44 PM in Liverpool and 5:44 PM in Sofia.

easyJet, Austrian Airlines, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 1173+ hotels available in Sofia. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 1418.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 38 min

What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Sofia, Bulgaria?

There is no direct connection from Liverpool to Sofia. However, you can take the train to Manchester Airport, take the walk to Manchester airport, fly to Sofia, take the walk to Terminal 1, then take the line 84 shuttle to Sofia. Alternatively, you can take the train to Birmingham New Street, take the train to Birmingham International, take the walk to Birmingham airport, fly to Sofia, take the walk to Terminal 1, then take the line 84 shuttle to Sofia.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Flights from Manchester to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Flights from Birmingham to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Birmingham to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Birmingham to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from London Heathrow to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Manchester to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $490
Flights from London Heathrow to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Sofia via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Manchester to Sofia via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Manchester to Sofia via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Birmingham to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Birmingham to Sofia via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$24 - $380
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from London Heathrow to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Sofia via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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 - $220
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
Night train from München Hbf to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
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 Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Munich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Munich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from London Victoria to Sofia
Ave. Duration
42 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Munich to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
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 Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
40 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$166
Schedules at
balkanhorn.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
Ferry operators

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