There are 4 ways to get from Sofia to Popovo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Popovo 2611 / ...

$9 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Popovo

$11 - $17

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Popovo 194 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Varna (VAR) SOF - VAR
  2. Take the train from Beloslav to Popovo

$30 - $124

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Popovo is to train which costs $9 - $11 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Popovo is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 4 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Popovo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sofia and arriving at Popovo. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Popovo is 247 km. The road distance is 310.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Popovo without a car is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs $9 - $11.

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The train from Sofia to Popovo takes 4 h 53 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Sofia to Popovo bus services, operated by Avtogari, depart from Sofia station.

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

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The best way to get from Sofia to Popovo is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs $9 - $11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $17 and takes 6 h 13 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 Popovo bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Popovo station.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Popovo.
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  • Distance: 154.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Popovo, Tŭrgovishte, Bulgaria?

Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia to Popovo 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $11 and the journey takes 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, Avtogari operates a bus from Sofia to Popovo 5 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 6 h 13 min. Four other operators also service this route.

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)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Popovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Beloslav to Popovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Popovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
avtogari.info
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Popovo
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Union Ivkoni
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Popovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Razgrad Municipality Bus
Website
razgrad.bg
Bus from Sofia to Popovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
razgrad.bg

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