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Sofia to Burgas Bus

Sofia to Burgas Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Citylines 15:00 15:00 5 hrs 20 mins VIEW PRICE
Karat-S (Карат-С) 15:00 15:00 5 hrs 20 mins VIEW PRICE
Union Ivkoni 08:30 23:30 5 hrs 57 mins VIEW PRICE

Sofia to Burgas Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
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Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus Tickets
5 hrs 45 mins
EUR 11

Sofia to Burgas Bus Distance

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Sofia to Burgas Bus

Sofia to Burgas bus services are preferred by several people who travel along this route. Several bus service providers have multiple buses running on this route. Sofia and Burgas are two significant cities in Bulgaria. The distance between the two cities is about 385.5 kilometres. You can cover this distance by a bus from Sofia to Burgas in about 4.5 hours. However, the time taken to complete the journey will depend on the type of Sofia to Burgas bus you choose for travelling.

You can easily book a bus from Sofia to Burgas on the redBus website. The price of a bus ticket for this route is around USD 12.5 – USD 18 (10 – 13 Euros). Several modes of transportation connect the two cities. However, you will find that travelling from Sofia to Burgas by bus is cheaper and better.

Bus Operators Servicing Sofia to Burgas Route

There are several Sofia to Burgas bus operators. You can choose a bus after comparing the services provided by multiple bus service providers. Some of the popular bus operators running buses from Sofia to Burgas are:

  • Union Ivkoni
    • Average Ticket Price: USD 13.9 (11.18 EUR)
    • The average time taken to complete the journey: 6 hours
    • Amenities provided: Luggage Space, Magazines, Air-conditioning, etc.

  • Karat-S
    • Average Ticket Price: USD 13.75 (11 EUR)
    • The average time taken to complete the journey: 5 hours 20 minutes
    • Amenities provided: Toilets, Music System, Air-Conditioning, etc.

  • Citylines
    • Average Ticket Price: USD 13.75 (11 EUR)
    • The average time taken to complete the journey: 5 hours 20 minutes
    • Amenities provided: Toilets, Media System, Air-Conditioning, etc.

For a complete list of Sofia to Burgas bus operators, you can check out the redBus website. You can also check the Sofia to Burgas bus schedule to check the timings of all the buses travelling from Sofia to Burgas.

Things to see in Burgas

Burgas is a very popular city in Bulgaria. You can travel from Sofia to Burgas by bus to witness what this city has to offer. Burgas is known for its salt lakes and beautiful beaches. Some of the famous places that you can visit when you take a bus from Sofia to Burgas are:

  • Atanasovsko Lake: The lake is a beautiful combination of curative mud and lye. People visit this place to play with the black soil and lie near the lake. It is also a popular bird-watching site.
  • Aquae Calidae: About 2000 years ago, a town called Thermopolis was situated at this particular place. The spot has several baths with a hot and cold pool. The recreation centre of an old empire is restored and has become a significant tourist spot.
  • The Pier: This is a very symbolic bridge in Burgas. It is about 300 metres long. People go to this beach for an excellent walk to experience some occasional splashes of water.

Advantages of Booking with redBus

A bus from Sofia to Burgas can be quickly booked via the redBus website. There are several advantages of booking a bus using redBus. These are:

  • Best in class service providers: redBus works with bus service providers known for providing exceptional service. Customers get to choose from the top-notch buses that enhance their journey experience.
  • Easy to use interface: Anyone can book a bus via redBus. The website is extremely easy to use and gives a hassle-free ticketing experience.
  • Easy Cancellations and Rescheduling: Last-minute changes in plans? Using redBus, you can easily cancel or reschedule your tickets online.

With the help of redBus, you can easily choose a bus from Sofia to Burgas. Even before booking a bus, you can check the Sofia to Burgas bus schedule to prepare for your trip.


How can I book a bus ticket online from one route to another??

A: You can simply log on to, choose any specific country you would like to book a bus in, and select the source and destination. After choosing the route and the date, you will find a number of options for buses available. redBus site is user-friendly and booking a bus ticket is just a matter of a few minutes.

Do I need to print my ticket for this bus route?

A: This depends upon the bus operator and the country you are travelling in. You can check this information while booking a bus ticket for a particular bus operator. However, most of the bus operators allow M-ticket or E-ticket sent to your registered email address, you may require to print the ticket if any bus operator specifically asks for the same.

Where can I find the location of my bus stop?

A: As you get the listing of buses available on a selected route, you can click on the 'Boarding & Dropping Point' tab to check the exact location of your pickup and drop-off points. redBus also offers ‘Track my bus’ facility in a few countries to check the live location of the bus.

How early should I arrive for the trip?

A: Passengers are required to reach the boarding place at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time of the bus.

Can I reschedule my bus ticket on this route?

A: Yes, you can. However, this option is available with some selected bus operators on You just have to enter your bus ticket number and email address, verify your ticket details, and choose a reschedule date.

At what time do buses start from Sofia to Burgas?

A: Buses from Sofia to Burgas generally start early in the morning and continue until late evening. However, the bus timings may vary depending on the bus operators and season. This is where redBus helps you out. You need not contact several bus operators to get updated about the bus schedules. You will find all the updated information on redBus website while booking a bus ticket online.

Are there any discounts available on the route from Sofia to Burgas?

A: Sofia to Burgas is one of the popular routes and it’s quite likely that you may get exciting discounts on booking bus tickets through redBus on this route. It would be better if you plan your journey in advance and book your tickets so that you can get the best price and best seat for your trip.



  • Sofia Central Bus Station


  • Burgas Bus Station South


Visit the redBus app or website to view the rest stops that are available on the way while traveling by bus from Sofia to Burgas. There are several offers and cashback options that a customer can avail on the redBus app and website.

Travel Safety during Covid-19

Covid-19 Updates on Sofia to Burgas Bus Route

Travel Safe from Sofia to Burgas during Covid-19 Pandemic
  • While traveling from Sofia to Burgas during Covid-19 Pandemic, passengers have to follow certain guidelines as per the orders of the Government and local authorities. One can find the key highlights of the restrictions to follow from Sofia to Burgas route on this page.
Covid-19 Test and Quarantine Rules
  • If you are wondering if you need to take a Covid-19 test while travelling from Sofia to Burgas during Covid-19 Pandemic or looking for quarantine rules, this page will give you updated information on the same, so that you can keep the documents handy while travelling.
List of Useful Resources
  • Passengers need to visit the official website of the Government and take a note of Covid-19 PCR test validity for traveling on this bus route.

General Covid-19 Guidelines to follow while in Burgas

Mandatory Mask
Minimum 1 meter of physical distance
Sanitizing hands
Temperature checks at public places

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