There are 9 ways to get from Poland to Bulgaria by plane, subway, bus, train 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 Warsaw to Sofia, line 1 subway  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Sofia (SOF) WAW - SOF
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Mladost 1 to Sofia Serdika

$73 - $233

Cheapest option

Fly Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  8 h 37 min

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

$66 - $228

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Fly Katowice to Burgas  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Burgas (BOJ) KTW - BOJ

$153 - $1,530

Fly Warsaw to Burgas  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Burgas (BOJ) WAW - BOJ

$182 - $554

Fly Katowice to Varna  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Varna (VAR) KTW - VAR

$94 - $451

Train, bus via Szeged  •  23 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Budapest-Nyugati Ec
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szeged Ic
  3. Take the bus from Szeged to Sofia

$86 - $144

Train, bus Tourbus Bulgaria  •  23 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny Eic
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Sofia Serdika

$75 - $124

Bus  •  30 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Sofia

$93 - $134

Drive  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Sofia 1032.2 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Poland to Bulgaria is to fly and line 1 subway which costs 270 zł - 900 zł and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poland to Bulgaria is to fly which takes 2 h 15 min and costs 350 zł - 1 700 zł.

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The distance between Poland and Bulgaria is 1161 km. The road distance is 1651 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Poland to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Poland and Bulgaria?

Small Planet Airline and Wizz Air fly from Strzemieszyce Małe to Burgas once daily. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Warsaw to Sofia twice a week. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 30 h 14 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Small Planet Airline
Website
smallplanet.aero
Flights from Katowice to Burgas
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Warsaw to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Katowice to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Warsaw to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Katowice to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
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 Szeged to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Szeged to Sofia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Warszawa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
30 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Kraków to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
touring.bg

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