There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Bulgaria by plane, subway, 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 Vienna to Sofia, line 1 subway  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Sofia (SOF) VIE - SOF
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Mladost 1 to Sofia Serdika

$75 - $225

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Bus EAAA  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Sofia

$30 - $60

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Fly Vienna to Varna  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Varna (VAR) VIE - VAR

$125 - $367

Train to Bratislava, fly to Burgas  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Burgas (BOJ) BTS - BOJ

$123 - $671

Train to Bratislava, fly to Sofia  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Sofia (SOF) BTS - SOF

$49 - $230

Bus Air Kona  •  14 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien Erdberg to Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station

$76

Bus via Vienna  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Sofia

$43 - $58

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Sofia

$44 - $59

Drive  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Sofia 627.2 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Bulgaria is to bus which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 13 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 100€ - 320€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Bulgaria is 944 km. The road distance is 1003.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Vienna to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna and arriving at Sofia. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Bulgaria?

Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and Bulgaria Air fly from Vienna to Varna twice daily. Alternatively, EAAA operates a bus from Vienna to Sofia twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 13 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Vienna to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Bratislava to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Bratislava to Burgas
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bratislava to Burgas
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Bus operators
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Wien Erdberg to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Vienna International Busterminal to Sofia
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Air Kona
Phone
00359 2 971 11 11
Email
tickets@airkona.com
Website
airkona.com
Bus from Wien Erdberg to Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
airkona.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Wien to Sofia
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Wien Stadion to Sofia
Ave. Duration
15 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
radinavip.com

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