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There are 9 ways to get from Poland to Bulgaria by plane, train, bus, night 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.

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Fly Katowice to Burgas  •  2 h 51 min

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

$153 - $1,529

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Fly Warsaw Chopin to Sofia  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Sofia (SOF) WAW - SOF

$73 - $233

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Fly Warsaw Chopin to Varna  •  4 h 34 min

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

$133 - $445

Fly Warsaw Chopin to Burgas  •  4 h 55 min

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

$182 - $554

Train, bus  •  21 h 45 min

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

$89 - $145

Bus Georg  •  27 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Sofia

$230 - $300

Bus Ecolines  •  30 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Sofia

$92 - $133

Train, night train  •  38 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf Eic
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia

$150 - $225

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 which costs 270 zł - 900 zł and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poland to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 550 zł - 6 000 zł and takes 2 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Warszawa and arriving at Sofia. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 27 h 30 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 21 h 45 min and costs 330 zł - 550 zł.

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Poland to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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Poland to Bulgaria bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Warszawa station.

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The best way to get from Poland to Bulgaria is to fly which takes 2 h 51 min and costs 550 zł - 6 000 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 850 zł - 1 100 zł and takes 27 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Katowice Airport to Burgas Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Poland to Bulgaria bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at Sofia station.

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Map of how to get from Poland to Bulgaria.
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  • Distance: 725.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

What companies run services between Poland and Bulgaria?

Wizz Air flies from Strzemieszyce Małe to Burgas 4 times a week. Alternatively, Georg operates a bus from Warsaw to Sofia once a week. Tickets cost $230 - $300 and the journey takes 27 h 30 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
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 - $70
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Warszawa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$230 - $300
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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Bulgaria is 1 h ahead of Poland. It is currently 1:38 AM in Poland and 2:38 AM 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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Wizz Air offers flights from Katowice Airport to Burgas Airport.

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There are 124+ hotels available in Bulgaria. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Poland to Katowice Airport is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs 80 zł - 100 zł.

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