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Train Information to Manchester from Sofia

distanceDistance1380 miles (2226 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Sofia to Manchester cover the 1380 miles (2226 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Sofia, Bulgaria to Manchester, United Kingdom?

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

Is international entry into Manchester 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 United Kingdom from Sofia?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 16/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Manchester from Sofia closer to your date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Bulgaria from Manchester, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Manchester to Sofia is: Restricted

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

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

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival

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

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

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

Last verified on 10/10/2021. 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 Manchester to Sofia train here.

How far is it from Sofia to Manchester by train?
The distance to Manchester from Sofia by train is approximately 1380 miles (2226 km).

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Sofia
Manchester
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