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from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia on 18 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:35Frankfurt am Main Airport6h00 17:35Sofia Airport
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£1721One-way
Cheapest
15:15Frankfurt am Main, Hbf28h45 21:00Sofia
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£961One-way
Other options
07:05Frankfurt am Main Airport5h55 14:00Sofia Airport
1 changes
£2301One-way
18:10Frankfurt am Main Airport24h25 19:35Sofia Airport
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£1471One-way
19:20Frankfurt am Main Airport21h15 17:35Sofia Airport
1 changes
£1721One-way

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Mon
18 Oct
£96Karat-S
£147HOP!
Tue
19 Oct
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£145HOP!
Wed
20 Oct
£73Karat-S
£45Wizz Air
Thu
21 Oct
£55Union Ivkoni International
£132Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
22 Oct
£55Union Ivkoni International
£132Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
23 Oct
£86Eurolines Germany
£145HOP!
Sun
24 Oct
£55Union Ivkoni International
£25Wizz Air
Mon
25 Oct
£86Eurolines Germany
£145HOP!
Tue
26 Oct
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£97HOP!
Wed
27 Oct
£73Karat-S
£74Lufthansa
Thu
28 Oct
£55Union Ivkoni International
£74Lufthansa
Sat
30 Oct
£86Eurolines Germany
£63Wizz Air
Sun
31 Oct
£55Union Ivkoni International
£100Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
1 Nov
£86Eurolines Germany
£74Lufthansa
Tue
2 Nov
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£74Lufthansa
Wed
3 Nov
£73Karat-S
£90Bulgaria Air
Thu
4 Nov
£55Union Ivkoni International
£74Lufthansa
Fri
5 Nov
£55Union Ivkoni International
£49Lufthansa
Sat
6 Nov
£86Eurolines Germany
£74Lufthansa

Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia

distanceDistance861 miles (1388 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£97 - £98
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £97 • 25 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £98 • 2 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Serbia or Karat-S

Take a flight or coach to travel 861 miles (1388 km) to Sofia from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £97. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Air Serbia or Karat-S among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or coach from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Sofia, Bulgaria from Frankfurt am Main, Germany currently allowed?

Travel from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Sofia, Bulgaria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Sofia from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Sofia, Bulgaria from Frankfurt am Main?

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)

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 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Sofia, Bulgaria?

The current restriction level for returning to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Bulgaria is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Sofia, Bulgaria?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Frankfurt am Main from Sofia?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 16/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Frankfurt am Main from Sofia here.

What are my travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia. You can take a flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia?

The cheapest way from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £97 compared to other travel options to Sofia:

A coach journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Sofia by plane, which costs on average £98 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia?

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 10 min.

Other travel options between Frankfurt am Main and Sofia can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 25 h 30 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Frankfurt am Main and Sofia

You should expect to travel around 861 miles (1388 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia:

  • Flights mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main Airport and tend to arrive in Sofia Airport.
  • Coaches most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Sofia at София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara).
Which travel companies can get me from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Air Serbia can get you to Sofia by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air Serbia from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia for £98 on Omio.
  • Travel with Karat-S to go to Sofia by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Karat-S Frankfurt am Main to Sofia tickets on Omio for £97.
Can I travel directly from Frankfurt am Main to Sofia?

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

  • You can book a direct flight with Lufthansa or Wizz Air.
  • You can take a direct coach with Karat-S.

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 Frankfurt am Main and Sofia.

Where should I go next after I travel to Sofia from Frankfurt am Main?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main and Sofia itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Sofia and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Frankfurt am Main to Sofia tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £98 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £97 one way.

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