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 / ...

$11 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Kapikule

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  7 h 4 min

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

$14 - $21

Night train  •  6 h 9 min

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

$9 - $11

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 bus which costs $6 - $10 and takes 6 h 38 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. 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 $6 - $10 and takes 6 h 38 min.

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Edirne is 1 h ahead of Sofia. It is currently 2:50 AM in Sofia and 2:50 AM in Edirne.

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

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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 40+ hotels available in Edirne. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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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 - $10 and the journey takes 4 h 3 min. Alternatively, Huntur Travel operates a bus from Sofia to Edirne once daily. Tickets cost $5 - $8 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 - $10
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Sofia to Edirne
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
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
$5 - $8
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
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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