How to get from Prague to Bulgaria

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

Subway to Prague, fly to Sofia, line 1 subway  •  5 h 20 min

  1. PRG - SOF

$69 - $184

Cheapest option

Bus EAAA  •  20 h 42 min

$46 - $141

5 alternative options

Fly Prague to Varna  •  4 h 43 min

  1. PRG - VAR

$114 - $336

Fly Prague to Burgas  •  4 h 54 min

  1. PRG - BOJ

$123 - $395

Train to Pardubice, fly to Burgas  •  5 h 22 min

  1. PED - BOJ

$243 - $919

Bus Group Ltd.  •  20 h

$68

Drive  •  12 h 40 min

  1. 805 miles

$140 - $210

What companies run services between Prague, Czech Republic and Bulgaria?

Travel Service and Austrian Airlines fly from Prague to Varna twice daily. Alternatively, Group Ltd. operates a bus from Prague to Sofia once daily. Tickets cost $68 and the journey takes 20 h.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Prague to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Prague to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Prague to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Pardubice to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Prague to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Prague to Sofia via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Prague to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Train operators
Prague Public Transit Co.
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. to Pardubice hl.n.
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cd.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Train from Praha hlavní nádraží to Pardubice hlavní nádraží
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha hl. n. to Pardubice hl.n.
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$4 - $6
Business
$7 - $9
Premium
$12 - $16
Bus operators
Group Ltd.
Phone
+359 2 980 63 36
Email
group@gbg.bg
Website
group-ood.com
Bus from Praha to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
group-ood.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Prague to Sofia
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Prague to Sofia
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Union Ivkoni
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Praha to Sofia
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Praha to Sofia
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Balkan Horn
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus from Prague to Sofia
Ave. Duration
20 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Prague and Bulgaria is 1186 km. The road distance is 1288 km.

The cheapest way to get from Prague to Bulgaria is to bus which costs 1 478 Kč and takes 20 h.

The quickest way to get from Prague to Bulgaria is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 2 400 Kč - 7 500 Kč.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Praha and arriving at Sofia Serdika. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Prague to Bulgaria, including transfers.