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Overview: Train from Bristol to Sofia

distanceDistance1349 miles (2175 km)
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Trains from Bristol to Sofia cover the 1349 miles (2175 km) long journey 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 Bristol and Sofia?

Travel between Bristol, United Kingdom and Sofia, Bulgaria by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Bulgaria from United Kingdom?

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

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

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 Bristol to Sofia before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Sofia, Bulgaria?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Sofia to Bristol is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Bulgaria?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Sofia?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bristol, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 19/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Sofia to Bristol train here.

How far is it from Bristol to Sofia by train?

The Bristol to Sofia train distance is approximately 1349 miles (2175 km).

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Sofia
The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip from Bristol to Sofia.
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+44 3457114141
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Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line

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