There are 8 ways to get from Pécs to Sofia by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus Eurolines HU  •  15 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Pecs to Szazhalombatta Ic
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Sofia Serdika 591 / ...

$50 - $92

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Train, bus FlixBus  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Pecs to Szazhalombatta Ic
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Sofia N982

$50 - $92

Bus Eurolines HU  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Pécs to Budapest 1134
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Sofia Serdika 591 / ...

$52 - $90

Bus Tourbus Bulgaria  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Pécs to Budapest 1134
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Sofia Serdika

$64 - $82

Train  •  30 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Pecs to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ic
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  4. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 461

$55 - $90

Drive  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Pécs to Sofia 441 miles

$75 - $120

Train to Budapest, fly  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Pecs to Szazhalombatta
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Sofia (SOF) BUD - SOF

$50 - $300

Train, train to Vienna, fly  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Pecs to Szazhalombatta
  2. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Sofia (SOF) VIE - SOF

$127 - $314

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No, there is no direct bus from Pécs to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Pécs and arriving at Sofia Serdika via Budapest Népliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pécs to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Pecs and arriving at Sofia via Budapest-Keleti, Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 52 min.

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The distance between Pécs and Sofia is 552 km. The road distance is 705.5 km.

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The best way to get from Pécs to Sofia without a car is to train and bus which takes 15 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 15 h 16 min to get from Pécs to Sofia, including transfers.

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Pécs to Sofia bus services, operated by Volanbusz, depart from Pécs station.

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Pécs to Sofia train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Pecs station.

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The best way to get from Pécs to Sofia is to bus which takes 16 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 30 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Pécs to Sofia bus services, operated by Eurolines HU, arrive at Sofia Serdika station.

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Map of how to get from Pécs to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 345.2 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 16 min

What companies run services between Pécs, Hungary and Sofia, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Pécs to Sofia via Budapest and Budapest Népliget in around 16 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pécs to Sofia via Budapest-Keleti, Bucuresti Nord Gara A, Ruse(BG), and Ruse in around 30 h 52 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Pecs to Szazhalombatta
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Pecs to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
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 Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
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
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Budapest to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
touring.bg

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Sofia is 1 h ahead of Pécs. It is currently 12:03 AM in Pécs and 1:03 AM in Sofia.

Pécs to Sofia train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Sofia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pécs to Sofia is 706 km. It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to drive from Pécs to Sofia.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and Tarom offer flights from Budapest 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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