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

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Fly Warsaw to Sofia, line 1 subway  •  5 h 23 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

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Fly Warsaw to Varna  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Varna (VAR) WAW - VAR

$133 - $445

Fly Krakow to Burgas  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Burgas (BOJ) KRK - BOJ

$75 - $419

Fly Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  8 h 16 min

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

Train, bus via Budapest Népliget  •  22 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Budapest-Nyugati Ec
  2. Take the bus from Budapest Népliget to Sofia Serdika 591 / ...

$96 - $151

Train, bus Tourbus Bulgaria  •  23 h 24 min

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

$75 - $134

Bus  •  30 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Sofia

$94 - $136

Drive  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Sofia 1032.2 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Poland to Bulgaria is to fly and line 1 subway which costs 260 zł - 900 zł and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poland to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 270 zł - 1 600 zł and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Poland and Bulgaria is 1161 km. The road distance is 1651.5 km.

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The best way to get from Poland to Bulgaria without a car is to train and bus which takes 22 h 27 min and costs 350 zł - 600 zł.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Poland to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Poland to Bulgaria is to fly which takes 6 h 21 min and costs 480 zł - 1 700 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 340 zł - 500 zł and takes 30 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Bulgaria is 1 h ahead of Poland. It is currently 6:06 PM in Poland and 7:06 PM in Bulgaria.

Yes, the driving distance between Poland to Bulgaria is 1651 km. It takes approximately 16 h 23 min to drive from Poland to Bulgaria.

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CSA, Bulgaria Air, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Warsaw Airport to Sofia Airport.

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Map of how to get from Poland to Bulgaria.
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  • Distance: 725.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 23 min

What companies run services between Poland and Bulgaria?

LOT, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Warsaw to Varna 3 times a day. 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 Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Warsaw to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Burgas
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$14 - $20
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
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
$45 - $80
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
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 - $120
Schedules at
touring.bg

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The best way to get from Poland to Warsaw Airport is to line 175 bus which takes 26 min and costs 3 zł - 4 zł.

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