You can get from Sofia to Budapest by train, bus or flight.
To get from Sofia to Budapest on 25 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||391 miles (630 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or coach|
|Ticket price range||£45 - £278|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £45 • 12 h 15 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £278 • 1 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa or Flixbus|
Take a flight or coach to travel 391 miles (630 km) between Sofia and Budapest. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £45. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Lufthansa or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Sofia to Budapest.
International travel from Sofia, Bulgaria to Budapest, Hungary is: Partially open.
Entry into Hungary is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Hungary must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey from Sofia to Budapest.
Return travel to Sofia, Bulgaria from Hungary is: Partially open.
Entry into Bulgaria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.
Requirements for reentering Bulgaria:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in Bulgaria to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Sofia, Bulgaria was last verified on 22/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Sofia from Budapest.
You can travel to Budapest from Sofia 2 different ways: flight or coach.
The cheapest way from Sofia to Budapest is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £45 compared to other travel options to Budapest:
A coach journey is usually £233 less than a journey to Budapest by plane, which costs on average £278 for the same trip.
The fastest way from Sofia to Budapest is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.
Other travel options from Sofia to Budapest can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Budapest by coach can take on average 12 h 15 min.
The Sofia to Budapest distance is approximately 391 miles (630 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Sofia to Budapest:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Sofia to Budapest with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Budapest tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.
When planning your trip from Sofia to Budapest, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Budapest from Sofia online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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