Fly from Budapest

Take the BKK bus at the Deák Ferenc tér M station .

The journey takes approximately 31 m. Ticket price is about €8 The travel distance is 20 km.

Carrier is BKK.

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Get off at the Liszt Ferenc Airport 2.
Fly out to Budapest (BUD) of the Sofia (SOF) airport.

The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 m. Ticket price is about €25

Carrier is Ryanair.

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🚖 Find a cheap local taxi

Get off at the Sofia (SOF).
Take the transport at the Sofia Airport station.

The journey takes approximately 8 m. Ticket price is about €6 The travel distance is 8 km.

Carrier is Atlas Taxi.

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Get off at the Sofia.


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Train to Vienna fly

Take the train Budapest-Kelenfoeld at the station Railjet.

The journey takes approximately 2 h 26 m. Ticket price is about €5 The travel distance is 241 km.

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Get off at the Wien Hbf.
Take the train Wien Hbf at the station Railjet.

The journey takes approximately 15 m. Ticket price is about €13 The travel distance is 17 km.

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Get off at the Flughafen Wien.
Fly out to Vienna (VIE) of the Sofia (SOF) airport.

The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 m. Ticket price is about €30

Carrier is Ryanair.

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🚖 Find a cheap local taxi

Get off at the Sofia (SOF).
Take the transport at the Budapest Ritz Carlton station.

The journey takes approximately 8 m. Ticket price is about €6 The travel distance is 23 km.

Carrier is Atlas Taxi.

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Train to Bratislava fly

Take the train Budapest-Nyugati at the station Hungarian Railways (MÁV).

The journey takes approximately 2 h 23 m. Ticket price is about €9 The travel distance is 212 km.

Carrier is Hungarian Railways (MÁV).

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Take the Slovakia Public Transport bus at the Bratislava Hlavná Stanica station .

The journey takes approximately 18 m. The travel distance is 7 km.

Carrier is Slovakia Public Transport.

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Get off at the Bratislava Airport.
Fly out to Bratislava (BTS) of the Sofia (SOF) airport.

The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 m. Ticket price is about €19

Carrier is Wizz Air.

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🚖 Find a cheap local taxi

Get off at the Sofia (SOF).
Take the transport at the Budapest Ritz Carlton station.

The journey takes approximately 8 m. Ticket price is about €6 The travel distance is 23 km.

Carrier is Atlas Taxi.

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Bus

Take the subway at the Kálvin tér station.

The journey takes approximately 6 m. The travel distance is 3 km.

Carrier is BKK.

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Get off at the Népliget.
Take the Arda Tur bus at the Budapest Nepliget station .

The journey takes approximately 13 h 30 m. Ticket price is about €80 The travel distance is 759 km.

Carrier is Arda Tur.

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Bus

Take the BKK bus at the Arany János utca M station .

The journey takes approximately 15 m. The travel distance is 4 km.

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Get off at the Népliget M.
Take the Terra Travel d.o.o. bus at the Budapest Népliget station .

The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 m. The travel distance is 196 km.

Carrier is Terra Travel d.o.o..

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Get off at the Subotica.
Take the Nis Ekspres bus at the Subotica station .

The journey takes approximately 3 h Ticket price is about €7 The travel distance is 197 km.

Carrier is Nis Ekspres.

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Get off at the Belgrade.
Take the Karat-S bus at the Belgrad Central Bus Station station .

The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 m. Ticket price is about €40 The travel distance is 390 km.

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Train

Take the train Budapest-Keleti at the station Romanian Railways (CFR).

The journey takes approximately 12 h 3 m. Ticket price is about €13 The travel distance is 626 km.

Carrier is Romanian Railways (CFR).

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Get off at the Craiova.
Take the train Craiova at the station Romanian Railways (CFR).

The journey takes approximately 3 h 8 m. Ticket price is about €2 The travel distance is 118 km.

Carrier is Romanian Railways (CFR).

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Get off at the Vidin.
Take the train Vidin at the station Bulgarian Railways (BDZh).

The journey takes approximately 4 h 52 m. Ticket price is about €6 The travel distance is 260 km.

Carrier is Bulgarian Railways (BDZh).

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Get off at the Sofia.


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Night train bus

The journey takes approximately 28 m. The travel distance is 7 km.

Carrier is BKK.

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Get off at the Keleti pályaudvar M.
Take the train Budapest-Keleti at the station Hungarian Railways (MÁV).

The journey takes approximately 9 h 3 m. Ticket price is about €10 The travel distance is 472 km.

Carrier is Hungarian Railways (MÁV).

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Get off at the Baile Herculane.
Take the FlixBus bus at the Băile Herculane FlixBus stop station .

The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 m. Ticket price is about €20 The travel distance is 399 km.

Carrier is FlixBus.

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Get off at the Sofia.


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Drive

In a rental car. Check this site to see which rental company offers the best deal with discounts of up to 20%.

The journey takes approximately 7 h 29 m. The travel distance is 765 km.

Get off at the Sofia.


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The cheapest way to travel from Budapest to Sofia is by taking a Train with an average price of €21. The journey takes approximately 22 ч. 3 мин.

Fly from Budapest is the fastest way to travel from Budapest to Sofia. Tickets cost €39. The journey takes approximately 4 ч.

Budapest is approximately 765 km away from Sofia. The trip by car takes 7 h 29 m.

The average journey time by car between Budapest and Sofia is 7 h 29 m.

What to Do in Sofia

Sofia

If you're looking for a European city that's full of history, culture, and monuments, look no further than Sofia – the capital of Bulgaria. Here, you can explore centuries-old churches and plazas, take in impressive architecture and art collections, and eat some of Europe's best food. Whether you're interested in history or just want to have a relaxing time in a beautiful city, Sofia is definitely worth a visit.