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

Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Popovo 2613 / ...

$10 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Popovo

$12 - $18

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

$31 - $125

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

Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia to Popovo twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $11 and the journey takes 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, Avtogari operates a bus from Sofia to Popovo 5 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $18 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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $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
$12 - $18
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
$12 - $17
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
$14 - $18
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sofia to Popovo?

The distance between Sofia and Popovo is 247 km. The road distance is 310 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sofia to Popovo?

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Popovo is to train which costs $10 - $11 and takes 4 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Sofia to Popovo?

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

Is there a direct train between Sofia and Popovo?

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

Is there a direct bus between Sofia and Popovo?

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.

How long does it take to get from Sofia to Popovo?

The train from Sofia to Popovo takes 4 h 53 min including transfers and departs twice daily.