Sofia - Train Tickets & City Guide

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Sofia by train - City guide & train tickets

What is the name of the main station in Sofia? 
Central Railway Station Sofia is the central station. 

Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre? 
It's located one kilometer north of the city centre.

Which hotels do you recommend near the station?  
Check our list of recommend hotels near the station. 

Which trains run to Sofia? 

  • International trains from Serbia, Greece and Romania
  • National trains run by the Bulgarian Railways

Are there direct trains to major cities nearby? 
Yes, to Belgrade, Bucharest, Istanbul, Thessaloniki and a lot of other destinations.

Do you offer all train tickets to ? 
Yes, we offer all train tickets - always the best price, no booking fees and e-tickets! 

About Sofia
Sofia, capital of Bulgaria, has a rich past and is full of sights. Financially cheaper than Western Europe, you can go here for restaurants, accommodation and shopping. The capital is also a great base for discovering the hinterland.

Sofia - Info


  • Wifi: yes
  • Lockers: no, luggage depot
  • Restaurants: in the city centre, 15 minutes walking
  • Parking: yes, free

To the city centre

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Tram: yes
  • Bus: yes
  • Taxi: yes

Sofia - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings in Sofia

• Walking distance from the train station • Rating: 8+
Hotel Lion, Sofia

Hotel Lion Sofia***

Hotel Lion is located in the centre of Sofia, just steps away from the Lavov Most Metro Station and a few minutes' walk from Alexander Nevski Cathedral and the Vitosha shopping boulevard. It provides free Wi-Fi.

Hotel Coop, Sofia

Hotel Coop****

Situated in city center of Sofia and a 5-minute walk away from Serdika Metro Station. The hotel has a sauna and fitness centre, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant.

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Sofia - Rental cars

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Bulgaria by train - Train tickets & info

Travel by train through Bulgaria. Book a rail pass for various days or a single ticket. For the Balkan Countries you can book the Balkan Flexi Pass, Interrail One Country Pass and Eurail One Country Pass. When travelling on a Interrail or Eurail Pass you can make your reservations on as well. Simply fill in your departure and destination station to book the reservation. For single tickets you can click here to contact us.