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Overview: Train from Bologna to Sofia

distanceDistance610 miles (984 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Bologna to Sofia cover the 610 miles (984 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available.

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Bologna and Sofia?

Travel between Bologna, Italy and Sofia, Bulgaria by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Bulgaria from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Bulgaria from Bologna?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Sofia, Bulgaria?

When travelling in Bulgaria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 17/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Bologna to Sofia before travelling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Italy from Bulgaria by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Bologna, Italy from Sofia is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Bologna from Sofia restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Sofia?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bologna from Sofia closer to your date of departure here.

How far is it from Bologna to Sofia by train?

The distance between Bologna and Sofia by train is approximately 610 miles (984 km).

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bologna
Sofia
The major railway station for departures from Bologna is Bologna Centrale. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bologna Centrale for your trip to Sofia from Bologna.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Bologna Centrale
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN

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