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Train Information to Sofia from Madrid

distanceDistance1397 miles (2253 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Madrid to Sofia cover the 1397 miles (2253 km) long route with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Madrid, Spain to Sofia, Bulgaria?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Sofia, Bulgaria by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Bulgaria from Spain?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Bulgaria from Madrid?

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)

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

All travellers in Bulgaria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Sofia from Madrid as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Madrid, Spain from Sofia, Bulgaria?

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

Is my return train into Madrid 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 Spain from Sofia?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • 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 (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

The government of Spain 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 18/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Madrid from Sofia closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance between Madrid and Sofia via train?
The Madrid to Sofia train distance is approximately 1397 miles (2253 km).

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Sofia
The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha for your trip between Madrid and Sofia.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10
Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203

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