There are 8 ways to get from Warsaw to Bulgaria by plane, subway, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Sofia, line 1 subway  •  5 h 27 min

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

$73 - $238

Cheapest option

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) WAW - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse

$66 - $233

6 alternative options

Fly to Varna  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Varna (VAR) WAW - VAR

$133 - $450

Fly to Burgas  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Burgas (BOJ) WAW - BOJ

$182 - $559

Train, bus via Szeged  •  23 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Budapest-Nyugati Ec
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Szeged Ic
  3. Take the bus from Szeged to Sofia

$86 - $144

Train, bus Tourbus Bulgaria  •  23 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny Eic
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Sofia Serdika

$75 - $124

Bus  •  30 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Sofia

$93 - $294

Drive  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Sofia 1032.2 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Bulgaria is to fly and line 1 subway which costs 270 zł - 900 zł and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Bulgaria is to fly which costs 490 zł - 1 700 zł and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Bulgaria is 1121 km. The road distance is 1651.5 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Warsaw to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Bulgaria?

Small Planet Airline, LOT and Austrian Airlines fly from Warsaw to Varna once daily. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Warsaw to Sofia twice a week. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 30 h 14 min. Georg also services this route once a week.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Warsaw to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Small Planet Airline
Website
smallplanet.aero
Flights from Warsaw to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Warsaw to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Szeged to Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Szeged to Sofia
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Warszawa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
30 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Tourbus Bulgaria
Phone
00359 2 980 68 62
Email
touringbus@touring.bg
Website
touring.bg
Bus from Kraków to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
touring.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Warszawa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$230 - $300
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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