There are 7 ways to get from Warsaw to Bulgaria by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Sofia  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Sofia (SOF) WAW - SOF

$73 - $238

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Fly to Varna  •  7 h

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

$133 - $450

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  8 h 10 min

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

Train, bus Air Kona  •  22 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the bus from Wien Erdberg to Sofia Knyaginya Maria Luiza Station

$105 - $120

Train, bus Tourbus Bulgaria  •  23 h 24 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 distance between Warsaw and Bulgaria is 1121 km. The road distance is 1651.5 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Bulgaria without a car is to train and bus which takes 22 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Warsaw to Bulgaria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Bulgaria is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 30 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Bulgaria is 1 h ahead of Warsaw. It is currently 3:05 PM in Warsaw and 4:05 PM in Bulgaria.

Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Bulgaria is 1651 km. It takes approximately 16 h 23 min to drive from Warsaw to Bulgaria.

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CSA, Bulgaria Air, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Warsaw Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Bulgaria. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Bulgaria.
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  • Distance: 700.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Bulgaria?

LOT, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Warsaw to Sofia every 4 hours. 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
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 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
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 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
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Varna via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Warsaw to Varna via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Warsaw to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Warsaw to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Warsaw to Varna via Oslo
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,000
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Warsaw to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Warsaw to Varna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Krakow Glowny
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.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
$71
Schedules at
airkona.com
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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