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.

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.