Budapest to Sofia bus

Cheap bus tickets from Budapest to Sofia

Showing times and prices for May 26

Cheapest

87

Average

87

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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08:00PMBudapest12h25 09:25AMSofia
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Bus times from Budapest to Sofia

Showing times and prices for May 26

Fastest Journey

12 h 25 m

Average

12 h 25 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

631 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Budapest for Sofia every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:00PMBudapest12h25 09:25AMSofia
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871One-way

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Overview: Bus from Budapest to Sofia

distanceDistance391 miles (630 km)
durationAverage bus duration12 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$69 (€61)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesArda Tur, Ecolines, Karat-S, Eurolines Germany, Infobus, Flixbus or Group

Buses from Budapest to Sofia cover the 391 miles (630 km) long route taking on average 12 h 5 min with our travel partners like Arda Tur, Ecolines, Karat-S, Eurolines Germany, Infobus, Flixbus or Group. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $57 (€50), but the average price of bus tickets is $69 (€61). Travelers depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара).

Bus companies: FlixBus from Budapest to Sofia

Travel to Sofia from Budapest from $57 (€50) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $57

Travel Tips: Bus to Sofia from Budapest

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FAQs

Travel by bus between Budapest, Hungary and Sofia, Bulgaria is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Sofia from Budapest restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Bulgaria from Budapest?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Sofia, Bulgaria?

The government of Bulgaria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 5/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Budapest and Sofia closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return bus to Budapest, Hungary from Sofia is: Fully open.

Is my return bus into Budapest from Sofia restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Hungary from Sofia?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Budapest, Hungary?

The government of Hungary has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 5/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Budapest from Sofia closer to your date of departure here here.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Budapest to Sofia buses for as little as $57 (€50)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Budapest to Sofia bus price to come in at an average of $69 (€61)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Sofia from Budapest by bus to be approximately 391 miles (630 km).
The Budapest to Sofia bus duration is on average 12 h 5 min, which is to be expected when traveling 391 miles (630 km) between Budapest and Sofia. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

There are a few bus stations in Budapest to start your trip from including Budapest, Népliget, Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti). In Sofia you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара), София, Сердика Център (Sofia, Serdika Center) and София, Централна Aвтогара 2 (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara 2).

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Budapest-Déli   and arrive in Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Budapest-Déli, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара), located 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city center.

For the best Budapest to Sofia bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Arda Tur, Ecolines, Karat-S, Eurolines Germany, Infobus, Flixbus or Group. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services to Sofia from Budapest to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can find a direct bus to Sofia from Budapest with Eurolines Germany or Arda Tur  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
The earliest bus for this trip departs from Budapest at 9: 30 AM. The last bus leaves from Budapest at 10: 50 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Budapest to Sofia and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this route and save money. If you buy bus tickets between Budapest and Sofia within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $69 (€61) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from Budapest to Sofia a few months in advance.

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