There are 5 ways to get from Varna to Sofia by plane, bus, train 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  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Sofia (SOF) VAR - SOF

$23 - $114

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Sofia 2612 / ...

$13 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus Biomet  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Sofia

$16 - $23

Bus Burgas Bus  •  8 h 52 min

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

$23 - $37

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Sofia 328.2 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Sofia is to train which costs $13 - $15 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Sofia is to fly which takes 1 h 49 min and costs $22 - $120.

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The distance between Varna and Sofia is 378 km. The road distance is 525 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Varna to Sofia, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Varna and arriving at Sofia. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Varna and arriving at Sofia. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Sofia, Bulgaria?

Bulgaria Air and Wizz Air fly from Varna to Sofia 4 times a day. Alternatively, Biomet operates a bus from Varna to Sofia every 2 hours. Tickets cost $19 and the journey takes 6 h. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
biomet.bg
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Varna to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Varna to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
autogaravn.com

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