Night train Istanbul - Sofia
D 81032/492 Balkan Express (D 81032)
Night train D 81032 from Istanbul to Sofia. Where to buy tickets. Schedule information, seats, couchettes and sleepers.
Buy the train ticket at a railway station. Note: in some countries you have to pay a service fee at the ticket counter. The ticket can be purchased at a station in the country of departure, also sometimes in other countries.
From June 2 a direct couchette car will operate from Istanbul via Sofia to Belgrade and the train will also convey sleeper and couchette cars from Istanbul to Bucharest until the station of Dimitrovgrad.
The trains start at Halkali station on the outskirts of Istanbul. To get to the station from the city centre a shuttle bus from Sirkeci station is provided.
Read more in the blog, see link below.
|Istanbul (Halkalı Garı)||22:40|
|Plovdiv (Tsentralna Gara)||05:53||06:05|
|Sofia (Gare Centrale)||08:45|
You do not have to change trains. The times are for information only.
Connection available on these week days (1=Monday / 7=Sunday)
Travel this route in reverse direction:D 493 / Sofia-Istanbul
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Eurail: if you want to travel this route by Eurail instead of train tickets, have a look here for reservation fees and further information.
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