There are 12 ways to get from Scotland to Bulgaria by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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 Glasgow to Sofia  •  6 h 52 min

  1. GLA - SOF

$56 - $246

11 alternative options

Fly Edinburgh to Sofia  •  8 h 29 min

  1. EDI - SOF

$67 - $278

Fly Edinburgh to Varna  •  8 h 12 min

  1. EDI - VAR

$92 - $370

Fly Edinburgh to Burgas  •  9 h 43 min

  1. EDI - BOJ

$706 - $909

Fly Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. GLA - OTP

$64 - $191

Train, bus via Kelenföld  •  35 h 37 min

  1. Est
  2. Ice
  3. Rj

$611 - $1,031

Train, bus BG Razpisanie  •  36 h 38 min

  1. Est
  2. Ice

$416 - $921

Train, bus Radina VIP  •  2 days 1 h

$348 - $515

Bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 2 h

  1. National Express / ...

$202 - $253

Bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. National Express

$155 - $205

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  32 h 13 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Tgv / ...
  3. Ice / ...
  4. M / ...

$682 - $904

Drive, car ferry  •  30 h 45 min

$427 - $622

What companies run services between Scotland and Bulgaria?

Ryanair, Wizz Air and three other airlines fly from Paisley to Sofia twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Sofia via Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station), Hamilton, Scotland, London Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria, Sofia, and Central Station in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Glasgow to Sofia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to Varna via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Edinburgh to Burgas via Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,100 - $6,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,100 - $4,900
Flights from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,100 - $4,900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Sofia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Edinburgh to Varna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Varna via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Burgas via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Burgas via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,800 - $2,400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Sofia via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Sofia via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Varna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Varna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Edinburgh to Varna via Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Primera Air
Website
primeraair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Varna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Burgas via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Edinburgh to Burgas via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,900
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Burgas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Glasgow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
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 Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Sofia
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from London Victoria to Sofia
Ave. Duration
42 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from London - Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
44 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
radinavip.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hamilton, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Balkan Horn
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
40 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$168
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Scotland and Bulgaria is 2615 km.

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Bulgaria is to fly which costs £40 - £190 and takes 6 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Scotland to Bulgaria is to fly which takes 6 h 52 min and costs £40 - £190.

It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Scotland to Bulgaria, including transfers.