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Travel Information between London and Sofia

distanceDistance1249 miles (2014 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£23 - £103
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £23 • 3 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £23 • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Union Ivkoni International

Take a flight or coach to travel 1249 miles (2014 km) from London to Sofia. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Ryanair or Union Ivkoni International among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from London to Sofia.

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FAQs
Is international travel between London, United Kingdom and Sofia, Bulgaria allowed?

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Sofia, Bulgaria is: Restricted.

Can I enter Bulgaria if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Bulgaria is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Sofia if travelling from London?

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)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Sofia, Bulgaria due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Bulgaria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Sofia from London.

Are there restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Sofia, Bulgaria due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Bulgaria is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Sofia, Bulgaria?

Reentering United Kingdom 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 London from Sofia?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 03/12/2021. 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 London from Sofia here.

How do I travel between London and Sofia?

There are 2 ways to get from London to Sofia: flight or coach.

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

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Sofia. Tickets for a flight cost on average £23.

This is compared to other travel options to Sofia:

A flight is generally £80 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £103 from London to Sofia.

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

The quickest way to travel to Sofia from London is by flight, which takes on average 3 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Sofia by coach can take on average 43 h.

How many miles are between London and Sofia

The distance from London to Sofia is approximately 1249 miles (2014 km).

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

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

  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from London to Sofia depart from London Heathrow Airport to Sofia Airport.
  • Most travellers take a coach from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road to София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara).
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from London to Sofia?

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

  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Sofia by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair London to Sofia tickets on Omio for £23.
  • Travel with Union Ivkoni International to go to Sofia by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Union Ivkoni International London to Sofia tickets on Omio for £103.
Can I travel directly from London to Sofia?

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Sofia with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct flight to Sofia with easyJet, Ryanair, wizz air uk or Wizz Air.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Sofia tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Sofia from London ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London 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 London and Sofia itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Sofia and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my London to Sofia ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Sofia, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £23 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost £103 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Sofia from London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.