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Budapest to Sofia by train
Fastest journey18hr 40m
Trains per day1
Avg. journey time24hr 42m
Travelling from Budapest to Sofia by train
Fast trains from Budapest to Sofia take around 18 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 631 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Budapest and Sofia.
1. Are there direct trains from Budapest to Sofia?
Journeys between Budapest and Sofia usually involve one change of train.
We usually find at least one departure on the route from Budapest to Sofia every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Budapest to Sofia?
The Budapest to Sofia train travel time is normally about 18 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Budapest to Sofia train times and schedule?
On weekdays the only train to Sofia is usually scheduled to depart Budapest around 07:10. This is the same at the weekend.
When to book Budapest to Sofia train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Budapest to Sofia by train.
Which train companies operate between Budapest and Sofia?
InterCity is the train company that operates on the route from Budapest to Sofia.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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