There are 8 ways to get from Sofia to Amsterdam 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Amsterdam (AMS) SOF - AMS

$68 - $176

Cheapest option

Fly to Eindhoven, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Eindhoven (EIN) SOF - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Amsterdam Centraal

$51 - $204

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  28 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

$134 - $385

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  34 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Amsterdam

$65 - $150

Bus KARAT-S  •  36 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Duisburg
  2. Take the bus from Duisburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N207 / ...

$172 - $182

Train, night train  •  43 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Ruse 462
  2. Take the night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

$319 - $516

Drive, train  •  22 h

  1. Drive from Sofia to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam

$325 - $487

Drive  •  20 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Amsterdam 1321.9 miles

$320 - $470

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Transavia Holland, Bulgaria Air and nine other airlines fly from Sofia to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, BG Razpisanie operates a bus from Sofia to Amsterdam 5 times a week. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 34 h 55 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Sofia to Eindhoven via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Amsterdam via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Wien to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
34 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Bus Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Bus Station to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
37 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
36 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
32 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
karat-s.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Duisburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sofia and Amsterdam is 1744 km. The road distance is 2115 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Amsterdam is to fly and train which costs $50 - $210 and takes 7 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Sofia to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 5 h 38 min and costs $65 - $180.

No, there is no direct train from Sofia to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Ruse, Bucuresti Nord Gara A, Wien Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 1 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Amsterdam. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 34 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Sofia to Amsterdam, including transfers.