There are 10 ways to get from Netherlands to Bulgaria by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Amsterdam to Sofia  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Sofia (SOF) AMS - SOF

$69 - $178

Cheapest option

Fly Eindhoven to Sofia  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Sofia (SOF) EIN - SOF

$34 - $174

8 alternative options

Train to Brussels, fly to Sofia  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Roosendaal to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Sofia (SOF) BRU - SOF

$69 - $228

Train, train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Sofia  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
  3. Take the train from Neuss Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
  4. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Sofia (SOF) CGN - SOF

$58 - $253

Train, train to Dortmund, fly to Sofia  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Enschede to Münster(Westf)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Holzwickede
  3. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Sofia (SOF) DTM - SOF

$59 - $285

Fly Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  9 h 18 min

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

$82 - $253

Train, bus via Kelenföld  •  28 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenföld Rj
  3. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Sofia

$344 - $517

Train, bus BG Razpisanie  •  29 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Sofia

$142 - $401

Drive, train  •  20 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Drive from München Ostbahnhof to Sofia

$325 - $502

Drive  •  20 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Sofia 1320.2 miles

$320 - $470

What companies run services between Netherlands and Bulgaria?

Bulgaria Air, Transavia Holland and eight other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Sofia hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
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 Brussels to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Dortmund to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $190
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Sofia via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $190
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Sofia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$27 - $190
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Eindhoven to Sofia via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Dortmund to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $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
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Amsterdam to Sofia via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Roosendaal to Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Enschede to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Neuss Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$220 - $320
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Neuss Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Münster to Holzwickede Bf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.de
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
FlixBus
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 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
rta.government.bg

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Netherlands to Bulgaria?

The distance between Netherlands and Bulgaria is 1835 km. The road distance is 2112 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Netherlands to Bulgaria?

The cheapest way to get from Netherlands to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 28€ - 150€ and takes 6 h 3 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Netherlands to Bulgaria?

The quickest way to get from Netherlands to Bulgaria is to fly which takes 5 h 55 min and costs 55€ - 150€.

How long does it take to get from Netherlands to Bulgaria?

It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Netherlands to Bulgaria, including transfers.