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Sofia to Sliven by train

The journey from Sofia to Sliven by train is 245.87 km and takes 7 hrs 1 min. There are 12 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:35 am and the last at 10:55 pm. It is possible to travel from Sofia to Sliven by train for as little as $9.33 or as much as $20.90. The best price for this journey is $9.33.

Lowest Price$9.33
Journey Duration7 hrs 1 min
Connection per Day12
Lowest Price$9.33
Highest Price$20.90
First Departure5:35 am
Last Departure10:55 pm
Distance245.87 km
DepartureSofia
ArrivalSliven
CarriersBDZ

Sofia to Sliven Train Times

Departure date
Monday, 22 Jul 2024

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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 Sliven. 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 does it cost to get from Sofia to Sliven by train?

The cheapest train tickets from Sofia to Sliven cost $9.33. On average, you can expect to spend around $12.21 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Sofia to Sliven.
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On average, a train ticket from Sofia to Sliven will cost you $12.21. 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 train 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 Sliven by train?

Traveling from Sofia to Sliven by train will usually take 7 hrs 1 min. This journey covers a distance of 245.87 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 7 hrs 1 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 between Sofia and Sliven by train usually takes 7 hrs 1 min to cover a distance of 245.87 km. The shortest journey from Sofia to Sliven will take you 4 hrs 28 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Sliven quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Sofia to Sliven leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Sofia at 5:35 am, and the last departure will leave at 10:55 pm. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Sofia to Sliven can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. The first journey of the night departs from Sofia at 5:35 am. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 10:55 pm. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Sofia and Sliven. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations are used when traveling from Sofia to Sliven?

You can depart from Sofia at stations such as Sofia Airport Terminal 1,Sofia, Central Bus Station. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Sliven at the following stations: Sliven, Avtogara (Сливен, Aвтогара). Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Sofia and Sliven. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Sofia to Sliven?

The exact number of journeys from Sofia to Sliven 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 12 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 Sliven. 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 Sliven varies, but in general, you can expect to find 2 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 10 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Sofia to Sliven. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Sofia to Sliven
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Sofia to Sliven.

Book in advance and save

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

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

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $8.05 to $10.01 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 20% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Sofia to Sliven

The cheapest Sofia - Sliven train tickets can be found for as low as $9.06 if you’re lucky, or $9.73 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $10.69.

Find the best day to travel to Sliven by train

When travelling to Sliven by train, 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!

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Sofia to Sliven CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
17.21kg
Bus
18.44kg
Flight
49.17kg
Car
39.34kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Sofia to Sliven by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Sofia and Sliven are 17.21kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Sofia and Sliven? By taking the train between Sofia and Sliven you will save 31.96kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.23kg compared to a bus and 22.13kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Sofia to Sliven?
A train ticket from Sofia to Sliven is $12.21. 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 $9.33.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Sofia to Sliven?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Sofia to Sliven is $9.33. 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 Sliven by train?
Sofia to Sliven is 245.87 km.
How long does the train between Sofia and Sliven take?
Sofia to Sliven is on average 7 hrs 1 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 28 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Sofia to Sliven?
Sofia to Sliven has 12 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Sofia to Sliven leave?
The earliest train from Sofia to Sliven departs at 5:35 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 train from Sofia to Sliven depart?
The latest train from Sofia to Sliven departs at 10:55 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 Sliven in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $9.33 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 Sliven?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Sofia to go to Sliven.
What's the fastest journey time between Sofia to Sliven by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Sofia and Sliven is 4 hrs 28 mins.
Is there a direct train from Sofia to Sliven?
Yes, there is a direct train between Sofia and Sliven.
What are the CO2 emissions for Sofia to Sliven by train?
The train journey from Sofia to Sliven creates 17.21kg of CO2 emissions.