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There are 5 ways to get from Sofia to Burgas by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Burgas Bus  •  6h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Burgas South Sofia - Burgas

$14 - $65

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Train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Vladimir Pavlov 3621 / ...

$11 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus Kazanlak Municipality Transport  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Kazanlak
  2. Take the bus from Kazanlak to Burgas

Drive  •  3h 16m

  1. Drive from Sofia to Burgas 239.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, bus  •  5h 21m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Varna (VAR) SOF - VAR
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Burgas South

$51 - $149

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Burgas is to train which costs $11 - $12 and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Burgas is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Burgas South. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sofia and arriving at Vladimir Pavlov. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 7m.

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The distance between Sofia and Burgas is 340 km. The road distance is 382.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Burgas without a car is to bus which takes 6h and costs $14 - $65.

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The bus from Sofia to Burgas South takes 6h including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Sofia to Burgas bus services, operated by Burgas Bus, depart from Sofia station.

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Sofia to Burgas train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Burgas is to bus which takes 6h and costs $14 - $65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $11 - $12 and takes 6h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Burgas.
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  • Distance: 212.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Burgas, Bulgaria?

Burgas Bus operates a bus from Sofia to Burgas hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $29 and the journey takes 6h. Seven other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia to Burgas twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $12 and the journey takes 6h 7m.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Sofia to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Varna to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Burgas
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Kazanlak
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Burgas
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
avtogari.info
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Burgas Central Bus Station West
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
STRANDJA
Phone
05952/ 36 35
Email
park@strandja.bg
Website
strandja.bg
Bus from Sofia to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
strandja.bg
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Burgas
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Burgas Bus Station South
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Karat-S
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Burgas
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Kazanlak Municipality Transport
Phone
0878 64 30 15
Email
info@kazanlak-bg.info
Website
kazanlak-bg.info
Bus from Kazanlak to Burgas
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
kazanlak-bg.info

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Sofia to Burgas bus services, operated by Burgas Bus, arrive at Burgas South station.

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Sofia to Burgas train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Vladimir Pavlov station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Burgas is 383 km. It takes approximately 3h 16m to drive from Sofia to Burgas.

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Bulgaria Air offers flights from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1722+ hotels available in Burgas. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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

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