There are 11 ways to get from Sofia to Manchester Piccadilly Station by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Manchester  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Manchester (MAN) SOF - MAN

$55 - $159

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Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOF - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

$89 - $312

Fly to Liverpool, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Liverpool (LPL) SOF - LPL
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Piccadilly

$75 - $1,125

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Birmingham (BHX) SOF - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Manchester Piccadilly

$91 - $251

Bus BG Razpisanie, train  •  35 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Liège
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$265 - $559

Bus, train via Nyugati pályaudvar  •  39 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Berlin-Spandau Ec
  3. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Amsterdam Centraal
  4. Take the train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
  5. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$497 - $964

Bus  •  44 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to London
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$318 - $400

Bus and ferry, train  •  46 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Sofia to London
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$186 - $341

Bus Radina VIP, train  •  46 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to London - Victoria Station
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$215 - $323

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  29 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein to München Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  6. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  7. Drive from Folkestone to Manchester Piccadilly Station

$643 - $858

Drive, car ferry  •  28 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Manchester Piccadilly Station

$388 - $564

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to fly which costs $50 - $160 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to fly which costs $50 - $160 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sofia to Manchester Piccadilly Station station. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 12 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 2226 km.

The best way to get from Sofia to Manchester Piccadilly Station without a car is to bus and train which takes 35 h 21 min and costs $260 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Sofia to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.

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Sofia to Manchester Piccadilly Station bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Sofia station.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to fly which takes 6 h 25 min and costs $50 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $310 - $400 and takes 44 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 30 min.

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Sofia to Manchester Piccadilly Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station is 2 h behind Sofia. It is currently 8:07 PM in Sofia and 6:07 PM in Manchester Piccadilly Station.

easyJet, Air France, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Manchester Piccadilly Station.
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  • Distance: 1391.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Manchester Piccadilly Station, England?

easyJet, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Sofia to Manchester Piccadilly Station hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sofia to Manchester Piccadilly Station via London, London Victoria Coach Station, and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 44 h 12 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Manchester via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Flights from Sofia to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Flights from Sofia to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Sofia to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Nice
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Malaga
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Ljubljana, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Vienna, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Frankfurt, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Vienna, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Sofia to Manchester via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Warsaw, Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Sofia to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Sofia to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Sofia to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sofia to Manchester via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Belgrade, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Frankfurt, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Sofia to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sofia to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $390
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Belgrade, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via Belgrade, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Liverpool via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Sofia to Birmingham via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Sofia to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Sofia to Leeds Bradford via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Sofia to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Flights from Sofia to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Manchester via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $490
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Manchester via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
11 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $360
Virgin West Coast Trains
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Liège
Ave. Duration
28 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Sofia to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
10 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Budapest
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Ecolines
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to London
Ave. Duration
38 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$300 - $380
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Balkan Horn
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from Sofia to London Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
40 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$168
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Sofia to London - Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
44 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
radinavip.com
Ferry operators

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