How to travel from Sofia to Burgas

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from Sofia to Burgas

You can get from Sofia to Burgas by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Sofia to Burgas on Mar 25 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:00PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)5h20 08:20PMБургас (Burgas), Avtogara Yug
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03:00PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)5h20 08:20PMБургас (Burgas), Avtogara Yug
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08:00AMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)5h35 01:35PMБургас (Burgas), Avtogara Yug
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03:30PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)5h40 09:10PMБургас (Burgas), Avtogara Yug
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10:00AMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)6h05 04:05PMБургас (Burgas), Avtogara Yug
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Travel Information from Sofia to Burgas

distanceDistance210 miles (339 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $94
fastestFastest modeBus • $18 (€16) • 6 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni National

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 210 miles (339 km) between Sofia and Burgas. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Union Ivkoni National among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Sofia to Burgas.

Travel Tips: Travel from Sofia to Burgas

Travel Tips: Travel to Burgas easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Sofia to Burgas.

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Burgas from Sofia. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Sofia and Burgas is by taking a flight with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Burgas:

A flight is $16 (€14) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Sofia to Burgas costing on average $18 (€16).

A flight is generally $92 (€81) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $94 (€83) from Sofia to Burgas.

The quickest way to travel to Burgas from Sofia is by bus, which takes on average 6 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 34 min.

The distance is approximately 210 miles (339 km) from Sofia to Burgas.

The average frequency per day from Sofia to Burgas is:

  • 7 buses per day.
  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Sofia and Burgas as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Sofia to Burgas:

  • Buses from Sofia to Burgas most often leave from Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара) and arrive in Burgas, Avtogara Zapad (Бургас, Автогара Запад).
  • Flights mostly depart from Sofia Airport and arrive in Burgas Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Sofia to Burgas, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Union Ivkoni National can take you to Burgas by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Union Ivkoni National from Sofia to Burgas for $18 (€16).

Yes, there are direct services available from Sofia to Burgas with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 7 direct buses per day with Karat-S or Union Ivkoni National.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Burgas as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Burgas from Sofia.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Sofia to Burgas often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Varna, Stara Zagora or Plovdiv. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Sofia and Burgas itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Burgas and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Sofia to Burgas, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $18 (€16) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $2 (€2) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $94 (€83) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Sofia to Burgas tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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