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Train Information between Paris and Sofia

distanceDistance1089 miles (1757 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Paris to Sofia cover the 1089 miles (1757 km) long journey taking on average 76 h 17 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available.

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Trains from Paris to Sofia
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Sofia, Bulgaria if I'm coming from Paris, France by train?

Travel between Paris, France and Sofia, Bulgaria by train is: Partially open.

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

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

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

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?

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 24/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Paris to Sofia before travelling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Sofia, Bulgaria to Paris, France?

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

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

Last verified on 24/10/2021. 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 Paris train here.

What is the distance by train from Paris to Sofia?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Paris to Sofia via train to be approximately 1089 miles (1757 km).
How long is the train to Sofia from Paris?
While the time it takes to travel 1089 miles (1757 km) from Paris to Sofia can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Paris to Sofia is on average 76 h 17 min.
How many train services are there from Paris to Sofia a day?
The average number of trains departing Paris for Sofia is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Sofia
The major railway station for departures from Paris is Paris Gare de Lyon. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Paris Gare de Lyon for your trip from Paris to Sofia.
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Connections to/from station
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
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Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Metro lines: 4, 5
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30 | Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00 | Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30
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Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
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Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C
Metro lines: 5, 10