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Sofia to Hamburg by bus

The journey from Sofia to Hamburg by bus is 968.12 mi and takes 34 hr 31 min. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:00 AM and the last at 11:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Sofia to Hamburg by bus for as little as $58.79 or as much as $215.85. The best price for this journey is $58.79.

Lowest Price$58.79
Journey Duration34 hr 31 min
Connection per Day8
Lowest Price$58.79
Highest Price$215.85
First Departure1:00 AM
Last Departure11:50 PM
Distance968.12 mi
DepartureSofia
ArrivalHamburg
CarriersFlixBus, FlixTrainMore

Sofia to Hamburg Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Traveling from Sofia to Hamburg 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 Sofia to Hamburg. 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 Sofia to Hamburg cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Sofia to Hamburg. On average, though, you'll pay about $111.49 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $58.79, 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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On average, a bus ticket from Sofia to Hamburg will cost you $111.49. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

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

Traveling from Sofia to Hamburg by bus will usually take 34 hr 31 min. This journey covers a distance of 968.12 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 34 hr 31 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Sofia to Hamburg covers a distance of 968.12 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 34 hr 31 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 29 hr 20 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 Sofia to Hamburg faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many times a day do departures from Sofia leave for Hamburg?

The exact number of journeys from Sofia to Hamburg can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 8 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Sofia to Hamburg. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Sofia to Hamburg varies, but in general, you can expect to find 4 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 4 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Sofia to Hamburg. 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 Sofia to Hamburg
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Sofia to Hamburg.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Sofia to Hamburg, 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 Sofia to Hamburg.

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 $68.05 to $135.89 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 Sofia to Hamburg

The cheapest Sofia - Hamburg bus tickets can be found for as low as $90.35 if you’re lucky, or $107.53 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $127.40.

Find the best day to travel to Hamburg by bus

When travelling to Hamburg 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.

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.

Union Ivkoni is a Bulgarian bus company that operates domestically and internationally. Founded in 1992, the company has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Bulgaria, with a fleet of over 1,000 buses. Union Ivkoni offers a wide range of services, including regular bus lines, charter services, and international routes to destinations throughout Europe. The company is known for its modern fleet, comfortable buses, and reliable service.

Ticket types and facilities from Sofia to Hamburg

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

Standard

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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Facility Description

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, FlixTrain and Racic Eurobus from Sofia to Hamburg
Compare services on board when travelling from Sofia to Hamburg by bus.
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Sofia to Hamburg CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
109.06kg
Bus
116.85kg
Flight
311.61kg
Car
249.29kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Sofia to Hamburg?
A bus ticket from Sofia to Hamburg is $111.49. 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 $58.79.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Sofia to Hamburg?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Sofia to Hamburg is $58.79. 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 Sofia and Hamburg by bus?
Sofia to Hamburg is 968.12 mi.
How long does the bus between Sofia and Hamburg take?
Sofia to Hamburg is on average 34 hr 31 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 29 hr 20 min.
Which companies operate from Sofia to Hamburg?
The bus journey from Sofia to Hamburg is covered by 8 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, FlixTrain, Racic Eurobus, CityLines, Union Ivkoni, Union Ivkoni International, RACIC Eurobus BG, City Lines and Arda Tur.
How many bus connections per day go from Sofia to Hamburg?
Sofia to Hamburg has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Sofia to Hamburg leave?
The earliest bus from Sofia to Hamburg departs at 1:00 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 Sofia to Hamburg depart?
The latest bus from Sofia to Hamburg departs at 11:50 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 Sofia to Hamburg 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 $58.79 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 Sofia to Hamburg?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Sofia to go to Hamburg.
What's the fastest journey time between Sofia to Hamburg by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Sofia and Hamburg is 29 hr 20 min.
Is there a direct bus from Sofia to Hamburg?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Sofia and Hamburg.
What are the CO2 emissions for Sofia to Hamburg by bus?
The bus journey from Sofia to Hamburg creates 116.85kg of CO2 emissions.

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