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

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

Bus Burgas Bus  •  6 h

$14 - $29

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. 3621 / ...

$11 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  6 h 40 min

$18 - $27

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. 239.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. SOF - VAR

$30 - $125

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

Burgas Bus operates a bus from Sofia to Burgas hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $29 and the journey takes 6 h. Five 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 18 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
Every day
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
$26 - $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
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Burgas Central Bus Station West
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Burgas
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Burgas
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$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
M-Bus
Phone
056 844 966
Website
mbus-bg.com
Bus from Karnobat to Burgas
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mbus-bg.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sofia and Burgas is 340 km. The road distance is 383 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Burgas is to train which costs $11 - $12 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sofia and arriving at Vladimir Pavlov. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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

The bus from Sofia to Burgas South takes 6 h including transfers and departs once daily.