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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Bulgaria by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Paris CDG to Sofia  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Sofia (SOF) CDG - SOF

$84 - $214

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Train to Beauvais, fly to Sofia  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Sofia (SOF) BVA - SOF

$53 - $1,130

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Fly Paris CDG to Varna  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Varna (VAR) CDG - VAR

$114 - $286

Train, bus  •  29 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Sofia

$172 - $405

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  34 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Panthéon to Sofia

$95 - $160

Bus Georg  •  37 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Sofia

$203 - $333

Drive, train  •  23 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Sofia

$335 - $524

Drive  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Sofia 1375.8 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 70€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 70€ - 190€ and takes 6 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Panthéon and arriving at Sofia. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 34 h 14 min.

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The distance between Paris and Bulgaria is 1916 km. The road distance is 2201.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Bulgaria without a car is to train and bus which takes 29 h 43 min and costs 150€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Paris to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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Paris to Bulgaria bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, depart from Paris Panthéon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Bulgaria is to fly which takes 6 h 22 min and costs 70€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 140€ and takes 34 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Paris to Bulgaria bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, arrive at Sofia station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Bulgaria.
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  • Distance: 1197.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 22 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Bulgaria?

Air France, Bulgaria Air and nine other airlines fly from Paris to Sofia hourly. Alternatively, BG Razpisanie operates a bus from Paris to Sofia twice a week. Tickets cost $95 - $160 and the journey takes 34 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Paris CDG to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Sofia via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Beauvais to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Sofia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Varna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Varna via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Varna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Sofia via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $35
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
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 Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Sofia
Ave. Duration
26 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Paris Panthéon to Sofia
Ave. Duration
34 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Sofia
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Paris to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Bulgaria is 1 h ahead of Paris. It is currently 4:19 AM in Paris and 5:19 AM in Bulgaria.

Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Bulgaria is 2201 km. It takes approximately 20 h 50 min to drive from Paris to Bulgaria.

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Air France, Bulgaria Air, Air Serbia and seven other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Bulgaria. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40 min and costs 10€.

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