site.btaAdditional Couchette Car Added to Sofia-Istanbul-Sofia Train Composition in April
Bulgarian State Railways will provide an additional couchette car to the train composition of the international route Sofia-Istanbul-Sofia in April, the press center of the company said here on Wednesday. The aim is to provide an additional travel option, with which the national railway company is trying to respond to the great interest in this route during the upcoming weekends.
The additional couchette car will run on certain days of the week from March 30 until May 1. It will run from Sofia to Halkali on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and in the opposite direction - on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
The international fast train from Sofia to Halkali departs from Sofia Central Railway Station at 6:40 pm and arrives in Halkali at 06:34 am on the next day. The composition departs from Halkali at 8 pm and arrives in Sofia at 09:20 am on the following day.
The ticket price for an adult travelling in second class is BGN 41.27 while a seat in a couchette car costs an additional BGN 19.56. Customers can also book travel in sleeper car with a discount on the ticket price when travelling with children up to 12 years of age. More details on fares and timetables can be viewed on the Bulgarian State Railways's website.
Tickets for the Sofia-Istanbul-Sofia international train can be purchased from all international ticket offices in the country, the company said.