How to get from Sofia to Rome

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from Sofia to Rome

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

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flight

To get from Sofia to Rome on 29 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:25Sofia Airport1h50 11:15Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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£1341One-way
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10:25Sofia Airport1h50 11:15Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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£1341One-way
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10:25Sofia Airport1h50 11:15Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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£1731One-way

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Travel Information from Sofia to Rome

distanceDistance555 miles (895 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£61 - £219
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £61 • 27 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £219 • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa or Union Ivkoni International

Travel 555 miles (895 km) by flight or coach to Rome from Sofia. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £61. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Lufthansa or Union Ivkoni International among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Sofia to Rome.

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FAQs

International travel from Sofia, Bulgaria to Rome, Italy is: Fully open.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Bulgaria?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Rome, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Italy 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 27/06/2022; 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 between Sofia and Rome.

The current restriction level for returning to Sofia, Bulgaria from Italy is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Sofia, Bulgaria from Rome, Italy?

Reentering Bulgaria is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Sofia from Rome?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Sofia, Bulgaria regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Bulgaria 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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. 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 Sofia from Rome here.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Sofia to Rome, which costs on average £61.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:

A coach journey is usually £158 less than a journey to Rome by plane, which costs on average £219 for the same trip.

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

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 27 h 15 min   of travel time.

The Sofia to Rome distance is approximately 555 miles (895 km).

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 Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара) and arrive in Rome, Termini.

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:

  • Lufthansa can get you to Rome by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Sofia to Rome for £219 on Omio.
  • Union Ivkoni International can get you to Rome by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Union Ivkoni International from Sofia to Rome for £61 on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Sofia to Rome? Many Omio customers who go from Sofia to Rome usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you're looking to explore Milan, Florence or Paris from Rome, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Plane tickets are costing £219 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £61 one way.

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

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