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from Amsterdam to Sofia

You can get from Amsterdam to Sofia by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Sofia on 7 Dec we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:20Amsterdam Airport Schiphol2h40 14:00Sofia Airport
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£1411One-way
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10:20Amsterdam Airport Schiphol2h40 14:00Sofia Airport
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19:55Amsterdam Airport Schiphol16h30 13:25Sofia Airport
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10:30Amsterdam Airport Schiphol6h05 17:35Sofia Airport
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£2541One-way
07:05Amsterdam Airport Schiphol9h30 17:35Sofia Airport
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£2271One-way

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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Sofia

distanceDistance1081 miles (1744 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£69 - £90
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £69 • 34 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £90 • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Serbia or Union Ivkoni International

Travel 1081 miles (1744 km) by flight or coach between Amsterdam and Sofia. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £69. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Air Serbia or Union Ivkoni International among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Amsterdam to Sofia.

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FAQs
Does Bulgaria have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Sofia from Amsterdam?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Sofia, Bulgaria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Sofia from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Sofia, Bulgaria from Amsterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Sofia, Bulgaria?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Amsterdam and Sofia closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Sofia, Bulgaria?

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Bulgaria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Bulgaria?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Bulgaria?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 01/12/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Sofia.

What are my Amsterdam to Sofia travel options?

You can travel from Amsterdam to Sofia 2 different ways: flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Sofia?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Sofia. Tickets for a coach cost on average £69.

This is compared to other travel options to Sofia:

A coach is about £21 less than a flight, which costs on average £90 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get to Sofia from Amsterdam?

The quickest way to travel between Amsterdam and Sofia is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 34 h   of travel time.

How far is it from Amsterdam to Sofia?

The distance from Amsterdam to Sofia is approximately 1081 miles (1744 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Amsterdam to Sofia?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Amsterdam to Sofia:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Sofia Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their coach from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara).
Who can get me from Amsterdam to Sofia?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Sofia:

  • You can travel by plane from Amsterdam to Sofia with Air Serbia, and you can find Air Serbia Amsterdam to Sofia tickets for £90 on Omio.
  • You can travel by coach to Sofia from Amsterdam with Union Ivkoni International, and you can find Union Ivkoni International Amsterdam to Sofia tickets for £69 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Amsterdam to Sofia?

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Sofia with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct flight with.
  • You can take a direct coach with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Sofia as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Amsterdam and Sofia.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Sofia from Amsterdam?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Sofia often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Plovdiv, Bucharest or Burgas. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Sofia itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Sofia and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket to Sofia from Amsterdam online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Amsterdam to Sofia, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £90 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £69 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Sofia tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.