There are 7 ways to get from Sofia to Berlin by plane, bus, 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 Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) SOF - TXL

$58 - $145

Cheapest option

Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) SOF - SXF

$23 - $165

5 alternative options

Bus, train via Budapest-Nyugati  •  24 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Szeged
  2. Take the train from Szeged to Budapest-Nyugati Ic
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ec

$216 - $339

Bus EAAA, train  •  26 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Dresden
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ec / ...

$88 - $215

Bus Metro Plus  •  27 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Berlin

$74 - $186

Bus EAAA  •  32 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Berlin

$60 - $130

Drive  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Berlin 1020.1 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Berlin is to fly which costs $22 - $170 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Berlin is to fly which costs $55 - $150 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Berlin is 1319 km. The road distance is 1632.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Sofia to Berlin, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Berlin. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 h 58 min.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Sofia Airport is to line 84 shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 824.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Berlin, Germany?

Bulgaria Air, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Sofia to Berlin hourly. Alternatively, Metro Plus operates a bus from Sofia to Berlin 5 times a week. Tickets cost $110 - $190 and the journey takes 27 h. BG Razpisanie also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Sofia to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $280
Flights from Sofia to Berlin Schoenefeld via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $280
Flights from Sofia to Berlin Schoenefeld via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $280
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Berlin Tegel via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $270
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Berlin Tegel via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Szeged
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Dresden
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Berlin
Ave. Duration
32 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Sofia to Dresden
Ave. Duration
21 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Bus from Sofia to Berlin
Ave. Duration
26 h 56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$114
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Dresden
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Berlin
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Dresden
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Berlin
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Dresden
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Berlin
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com

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