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from Prague to Sofia

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

Our recommendation

To get from Prague to Sofia on 16 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:30Prague Vaclav Havel Airport5h50 13:20Sofia Airport
1 changes
£1391One-way
Cheapest
22:30Praha, Busbhf. Florenc20h30 20:00София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
0 changes
£541One-way
Other options
20:30Prague18h00 15:30Sofia
0 changes
£571One-way
06:30Prague Vaclav Havel Airport10h05 17:35Sofia Airport
1 changes
£1391One-way
07:00Prague Vaclav Havel Airport4h20 12:20Sofia Airport
1 changes
£2071One-way

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Sat
16 Oct
£54Union Ivkoni International
£139Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
17 Oct
£57RACIC
£121Bulgaria Air
Mon
18 Oct
£45Union Ivkoni International
£120Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
19 Oct
£61Eurolines Germany
£120Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
20 Oct
£57RACIC
£120Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
21 Oct
£61Eurolines Germany
£120Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
22 Oct
£61Eurolines Germany
£103Bulgaria Air
Sat
23 Oct
£45Union Ivkoni International
£104Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
24 Oct
£57RACIC
£103Bulgaria Air
Mon
25 Oct
£45Union Ivkoni International
£103Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
26 Oct
£61Eurolines Germany
£104Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
27 Oct
£57RACIC
£103Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
28 Oct
£61Eurolines Germany
£103Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
29 Oct
£61Eurolines Germany
£103Bulgaria Air
Sat
30 Oct
£45Union Ivkoni International
£85Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
31 Oct
£56Flixbus
£100Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
2 Nov
£61Eurolines Germany
£120Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
3 Nov
£57RACIC
£86Lufthansa
Thu
4 Nov
£61Eurolines Germany
£67Aegean Airlines

Travel Information between Prague and Sofia

distanceDistance661 miles (1066 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£61 - £107
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £61 • 18 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £107 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLot Polish Airlines or Eurolines Germany

Take a flight or coach to travel 661 miles (1066 km) to Sofia from Prague. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £61. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Lot Polish Airlines or Eurolines Germany among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Prague to Sofia.

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

Travel from Prague, Czechia to Sofia, Bulgaria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Sofia from Prague restricted?

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

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

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 10/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Prague and Sofia closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Prague, Czechia from Sofia, Bulgaria?

The restriction level for your return to Prague, Czechia from Bulgaria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Prague from Sofia restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Prague from Sofia?

Conditions of reentry into Czechia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Prague, Czechia?

You should observe these safety measures in Czechia as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Czechia was last checked on 15/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Prague from Sofia closer to your date of departure here.

How do you get from Prague to Sofia?

There are 2 travel options from Prague to Sofia: flight or coach.

What is the cheapest way from Prague to Sofia?

The cheapest way from Prague to Sofia is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £61 compared to other travel options to Sofia:

A coach journey is usually £46 less than a journey to Sofia by plane, which costs on average £107 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Sofia from Prague?

The fastest way to get to Sofia from Prague is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Sofia that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 18 h.

How many miles from Prague to Sofia would I travel?

The distance from Prague to Sofia is approximately 661 miles (1066 km).

How many services a day are there from Prague to Sofia?

The average frequency per day from Prague to Sofia is:

  • 1 coach a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Prague to Sofia as scheduled services by flight or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Prague to Sofia?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Prague to Sofia:

  • Flights from Prague to Sofia most often leave from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport and arrive in Sofia Airport.
  • Coaches mostly depart from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara).
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Prague to Sofia?

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

  • Lot Polish Airlines can take you to Sofia by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lot Polish Airlines from Prague to Sofia for £107.
  • Eurolines Germany can get you to Sofia by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Eurolines Germany from Prague to Sofia for £61 on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Sofia from Prague ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Prague 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 Prague and Sofia itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Sofia and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Sofia from Prague online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £107 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost £61 one way on average.

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