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There are 10 ways to get from Sofia to Strasbourg by plane, train, bus or car

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 Basel, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Basel (BSL) SOF - BSL
  2. Take the train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Strasbourg

$63 - $259

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Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Stuttgart (STR) SOF - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg

$128 - $612

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Zurich (ZRH) SOF - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg

$132 - $325

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Frankfurt (FRA) SOF - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  4. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg

$119 - $473

Fly to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB) SOF - FKB
  2. Take the train from Baden-Baden to Appenweier
  3. Take the train from Appenweier to Strasbourg

$81 - $380

Bus, train  •  26 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...

$79 - $116

Bus KARAT-S  •  27 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Strasbourg

$137

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  27 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg 091 / ...

$75 - $262

Train  •  38 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Arad D
  3. Take the train from Arad to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Stuttgart Hbf Rj
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...

$259 - $377

Drive  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Strasbourg 1067.5 miles

$220 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Strasbourg is to bus and train which costs $75 - $120 and takes 26 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sofia to Strasbourg is to fly and train which costs $60 - $260 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia Serdika and arriving at Strasbourg. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 27 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sofia to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Sofia and arriving at Strasbourg via Videle, Arad, Budapest-Keleti and Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 21 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Strasbourg is 1373 km. The road distance is 1708.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Strasbourg without a car is to bus and train which takes 26 h 21 min and costs $75 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Sofia to Strasbourg, including transfers.

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Sofia to Strasbourg bus services, operated by KARAT-S, depart from Sofia Serdika station.

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

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The best way to get from Sofia to Strasbourg is to bus which takes 27 h 30 min and costs $137. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $250 - $380 and takes 38 h 21 min.

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  • Distance: 858.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Strasbourg, France?

KARAT-S operates a bus from Sofia to Strasbourg twice a week. Tickets cost $137 and the journey takes 27 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sofia to Strasbourg via Videle, Arad, Budapest-Keleti, and Stuttgart Hbf in around 38 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Sofia to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Sofia to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Sofia to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Sofia to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Sofia to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Sofia to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Sofia to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sofia to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Sofia to Stuttgart via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Sofia to Zurich via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Sofia to Frankfurt via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Stuttgart via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Sofia to Zurich via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Sofia to Frankfurt via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sofia to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Sofia to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Sofia to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$22 - $350
Flights from Sofia to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sofia to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,000
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Sofia to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Sofia to Zurich via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Sofia to Frankfurt via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Stuttgart via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Frankfurt via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Louis (Haut-Rhin) to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $55
Train from Gare de Appenweier to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$13 - $20
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Baden-Baden to Appenweier
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Train from Appenweier to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Videle to Arad
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Arad to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
24 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$137
Schedules at
karat-s.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
26 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Schedules at
georg-bg.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Sofia to Strasbourg bus services, operated by KARAT-S, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Strasbourg is 1 h behind Sofia. It is currently 7:47 PM in Sofia and 6:47 PM in Strasbourg.

Sofia to Strasbourg train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Strasbourg is 1708 km. It takes approximately 16 h 50 min to drive from Sofia to Strasbourg.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Sofia Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 871+ hotels available in Strasbourg. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Sofia Airport is to line 84 shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $1.

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