Sofia - Halkali - Sofia

Timetable of international fast train № 493/12504 - 12503/492/8656 (1612), Sofia - Halkali - Sofia

Dear passengers,

Due to repair work in various sections of the railway network, changes in train timetable are possible.

In case you have obtained a travel document in advance, please check the current timetable of your chosen train on the day of travel at the following address:

There is a daily train from Sofia to Halkali. Consist of the train includes turkish couchette and sleeping cars.


One-way ticket Adult Children 7 - 12 years Children 4 - 7 years Children 0 - 4 years
2nd class 51,63 BGN 25,82 BGN 12,13 BGN Free*
1st class** 77,45 BGN - - -
Couchette Berth
(2 beds compartment)
(1 beds compartment)
from 19,56 BGN 29,34 BGN 68,45 BGN

* Children up to 4 years of age can travel for free, unless a separate bed is requested and in this case a separate children`s ticket is required.

**1-st class ticket is required for Single reservation


Tickets and reservations are available for sale 2 (two) months in advance.


Given the upcoming repair works on the railway infrastructure on the territory of

the Plovdiv railway junction, which will lead to adjustments in the routes and

timetables of the international trains from Sofia to Halkali and back, the advance

sale of tickets and reservations is limited to a certain period. After receiving

official information from the National Railway Infrastructure Company regarding

the scope, start date and duration of these repairs, we will publish the changes in a

timely manner.

Reductions are not applicable for youths, groups and return tickets.

Tickets Plovdiv-Halkali-Plovdid and Dimitrovgrad-Halkali-Dimitrovgrad are also available.


  • One-way ticket – 15 days
  • Return ticket – 1 month

Validity begins on the date shown on the ticket. Passengers may start their trip on any day of validity but they must end it on a train which is scheduled to arrive at their destination by 24:00 on the last day of validity.


If the passenger cancels the trip prior or within the period of validity, he will be refunded up to 90% of the paid price.

If couchette or sleeping reservation is cancelled one or more days prior to departure, the passanger will be refunded up to 90% of its price. If couchette or sleeping reservation is cancelled on the day of departure, the reservation fare won’t be refunded.