There are 5 ways to get from Warsaw to Sofia 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 13 min

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

$72 - $237

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  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 - $134

Bus  •  30 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Sofia

$90 - $300

Train  •  33 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Novi Beograd Ec
  3. Take the train from Novi Beograd to Niš
  4. Take the train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
  5. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia 491

$132 - $211

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 Sofia is to fly which costs 260 zł - 900 zł and takes 5 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Sofia is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs 260 zł - 900 zł.

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The distance between Warsaw and Sofia is 1074 km. The road distance is 1651 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Warsaw to Sofia, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Warszawa and arriving at Sofia. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 30 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Sofia. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Sofia via Wien Hbf, Novi Beograd, Niš and Dimitrovgrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 29 min.

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What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Sofia, 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
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
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
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 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
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
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Intercity.pl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Novi Beograd
Ave. Duration
11 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Novi Beograd to Niš
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $5
Bus operators
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 - $120
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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