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There are 5 ways to get from Sofia to Edirne by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Svilengrad 493 / ...

$10 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Kapikule

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus Avtogari  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
  2. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Kapikule

$12 - $19

Night train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the night train from Sofia to Edirne Bosphor Express

$9 - $10

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Edirne 194.7 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Edirne is to night train which costs $9 - $10 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Edirne is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Sofia and arriving at Edirne. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Edirne is 289 km. The road distance is 311.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Edirne without a car is to train which takes 6 h 35 min and costs $10 - $13.

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Sofia to Edirne, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Sofia to Edirne is to train which takes 6 h 35 min and costs $10 - $13. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $7 - $11 and takes 6 h 38 min.

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Edirne is 1 h ahead of Sofia. It is currently 10:57 PM in Sofia and 11:57 PM in Edirne.

Sofia to Edirne train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Svilengrad station.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Edirne.
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  • Distance: 180.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Edirne, Turkey?

Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia to Edirne twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $9 and the journey takes 4 h 3 min. Alternatively, Huntur Travel operates a bus from Sofia to Edirne once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 5 h 23 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Sofia to Edirne
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $10
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Sofia to Kapikule
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Stara Zagora to Kapikule
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Trans5
Website
trans5.bg
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
trans5.bg
Globus ES
Phone
044/62 48 83
Email
globuses@abv.bg
Website
globuses.com
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
globuses.com
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
valeross.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Edirne is 311 km. It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to drive from Sofia to Edirne.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Edirne. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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