Trains in Bulgaria - Rail Guide, Train Tickets & Reservations

Expresse - Info


Expresse runs regularly on the important routes. Reservation is needed, can be made at the station only.

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats
  • Quiet atmosphere


No onboard catering on domestic routes.


No wifi on domestic routes.

Power sockets  

No power sockets available.


Children from 4 to 11 years travel for a reduced fare on domestic routes when accompanied by an adult.


Dogs are taken as long they are on a leash. Dogs carried in a bench or bag travel for free, large dogs pay a fare based on distance.


No luggage limit on board of Expresse. Small luggage can be stowed in the overhead luggage racks or under your seat, for larger cases there is space between the seats in compartments with bays of 4 seats.


No check-in needed, you can turn up at the station and board the train at any time before departure. 

Discount cards 

The Railplus-card gives you a 25% discount upon the international full fare.

Interrail / Eurail 

Interrail and Eurail are accepted on all Expresse services without supplement. Seat reservation is obligatory, you can book those reservations locally at the station.


For groups from 6 persons we offer special group fare, see Group travel by train.


The first class onboard Bulgarian Expresse-trains offers a comfortable and quiet working sphere. 

At the station

Some large Bulgarian train stations have a wating room and shops/restaurants.

Rail Map - Southeast Europe

Rail Map - Southeast Europe