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

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Bus Burgas Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Burgas South

$14 - $29

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Train  •  6 h 16 min

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

$11 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Karnobat
  2. Take the bus from Karnobat to Burgas

$18 - $26

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Burgas 239.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, bus  •  5 h 16 min

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

$30 - $125

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sofia and arriving at Vladimir Pavlov. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

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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 6 h and costs .

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The bus from Sofia to Burgas South takes 6 h including transfers and departs every two 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 6 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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

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 6 h. Four 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 6 h 16 min.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $200
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
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Varna to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
2 h
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
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Karnobat
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Karnobat to Burgas
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Burgas
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Burgas
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Burgas
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Karnobat Municipality Transport
Website
karnobat.acstre.com
Bus from Karnobat to Burgas
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
karnobat.acstre.com
M-Bus
Phone
056 844 966
Website
mbus-bg.com
Bus from Karnobat to Burgas
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mbus-bg.com

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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 3 h 16 min to drive from Sofia to Burgas.

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Wizz Air and Bulgaria Air offer flights from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1736+ 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 34 min and costs .

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