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Berlin to Sofia by bus

The journey from Berlin to Sofia by bus is 820.39 mi and takes 33 hr 7 min. There are 35 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:15 AM and the last at 11:30 PM. It is possible to travel from Berlin to Sofia by bus for as little as $39.00 or as much as $272.85. The best price for this journey is $39.00.

Lowest Price$39.00
Journey Duration33 hr 7 min
Connection per Day35
Lowest Price$39.00
Highest Price$272.85
First Departure12:15 AM
Last Departure11:30 PM
Distance820.39 mi
CarriersFlixBus, Racic EurobusMore

Berlin to Sofia Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Jul 14, 2024

Traveling from Berlin to Sofia with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Berlin to Sofia. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much do bus tickets from Berlin to Sofia cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Berlin to Sofia. On average, though, you'll pay about $148.18 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $39.00, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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The prices for bus tickets from Berlin to Sofia vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average bus ticket price is approximately $148.18. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How much time will it take to go from Berlin to Sofia by bus?

With a distance of 820.39 mi between Berlin and Sofia, it will usually take 33 hr 7 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 33 hr 7 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey from Berlin to Sofia covers a distance of 820.39 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 33 hr 7 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 23 hr 55 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Berlin to Sofia faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many journeys from Berlin to Sofia take place each day?

If you want to get from Berlin to Sofia, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 35 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 4 direct journeys between Berlin and Sofia. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 31 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Berlin to Sofia. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Berlin to Sofia
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Berlin to Sofia.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Berlin to Sofia, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Berlin to Sofia.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $70.82 to $140.45 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 50% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Berlin to Sofia

The cheapest Berlin - Sofia bus tickets can be found for as low as $97.80 if you’re lucky, or $109.17 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $123.70.

Find the best day to travel to Sofia by bus

When travelling to Sofia by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Arda Tur is a Turkish bus company that operates intercity and international bus services. The company was founded in 1998 and has since grown to become one of the leading bus operators in Turkey. Arda Tur operates a modern fleet of buses that are equipped with air conditioning, comfortable seats, and onboard entertainment systems. The company's routes cover major cities in Turkey, as well as international destinations in Europe and the Middle East. Arda Tur is known for its reliable service, affordable fares, and commitment to passenger safety. The company also offers online booking and ticketing services, making it easy for passengers to plan their journeys.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

Ticket types and facilities from Berlin to Sofia

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain when traveling from Berlin to Sofia.


A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
Services on board FlixBus, Racic Eurobus and Arda Tur from Berlin to Sofia
Compare services on board when travelling from Berlin to Sofia by bus.
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Berlin to Sofia CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Berlin to Sofia?
A bus ticket from Berlin to Sofia is $148.18. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $39.00.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Berlin to Sofia?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Berlin to Sofia is $39.00. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Berlin and Sofia by bus?
Berlin to Sofia is 820.39 mi.
How long does the bus between Berlin and Sofia take?
Berlin to Sofia is on average 33 hr 7 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 23 hr 55 min.
Which companies operate from Berlin to Sofia?
The bus journey from Berlin to Sofia is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, Racic Eurobus, Union Ivkoni International, Arda Tur, RACIC Eurobus BG, FlixTrain and Union Ivkoni.
How many bus connections per day go from Berlin to Sofia?
Berlin to Sofia has 35 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Berlin to Sofia leave?
The earliest bus from Berlin to Sofia departs at 12:15 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Berlin to Sofia depart?
The latest bus from Berlin to Sofia departs at 11:30 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Berlin to Sofia in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $39.00 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Berlin to Sofia?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Berlin to go to Sofia.
What's the fastest journey time between Berlin to Sofia by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Berlin and Sofia is 23 hr 55 min.
Is there a direct bus from Berlin to Sofia?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Berlin and Sofia.
What are the CO2 emissions for Berlin to Sofia by bus?
The bus journey from Berlin to Sofia creates 99.02kg of CO2 emissions.

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