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from Sofia to Rome

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Travel Information from Sofia to Rome

distanceDistance555 miles (895 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£17 - £103
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £17 • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £17 • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesryanair sun or Flixbus

Travel 555 miles (895 km) by flight or coach from Sofia to Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are ryanair sun or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Sofia to Rome.

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Travel from Sofia to Rome
Travel to Rome easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Sofia to Rome.
Is international travel between Sofia, Bulgaria and Rome, Italy allowed?

Travel from Sofia, Bulgaria to Rome, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Rome from Sofia restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Rome, Italy from Sofia?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Rome, Italy?

The government of Italy 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 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Rome from Sofia closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Bulgaria from Rome, Italy?

Return travel to Sofia, Bulgaria from Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Bulgaria from Italy?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Bulgaria:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Bulgaria?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Bulgaria 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 Sofia, Bulgaria was last verified on 17/10/2021. 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 Sofia from Rome.

What are my travel options from Sofia to Rome?

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

How do I get from Sofia to Rome the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Sofia to Rome is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £17 compared to other travel options to Rome:

A flight is generally £85 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £103 from Sofia to Rome.

What is the fastest way to Rome from Sofia?

The fastest way from Sofia to Rome is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Rome from Sofia can usually take longer:

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How many miles from Sofia to Rome would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 555 miles (895 km) from Sofia to Rome.

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

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a plane ticket from Sofia to Rome depart from Sofia Airport to Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara) and arrive in Rome, Tiburtina Station.
Which travel companies can take me from Sofia to Rome?

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

  • Travel with ryanair sun to go to Rome by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ryanair sun Sofia to Rome tickets on Omio for £17.
  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Sofia to Rome tickets on Omio for £103.
Is there a way to travel directly from Sofia to Rome?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with Bulgaria Air or Wizz Air.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Sofia to Rome?
Your journey from Sofia to Rome doesn't have to end in Rome. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you’d like to add Milan, Florence or Paris to your Sofia to Rome trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Rome today!
When should I purchase a ticket to Rome from Sofia online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Sofia to Rome, 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 £17 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £103 one way on average for this journey.

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

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