Cheap bus tickets from London to Sofia

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$142

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$142

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Sofia will cost around $ 142 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 142.

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10:00PMLondon45h30 09:30PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
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$1421One-way

Bus schedule from London to Sofia

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10:00PMLondon45h30 09:30PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
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Jan 29
$128Union Ivkoni International
$187easyJet
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Jan 30
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$84Wizz Air
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Jan 31
$124Union Ivkoni International
$75easyJet
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Feb 1
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$29Ryanair
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$33Ryanair
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Feb 5
$125Union Ivkoni International
$29Ryanair
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$160Lufthansa
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Feb 7
$104Union Ivkoni International
$160Lufthansa
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$140Lot Polish Airlines
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$140Lot Polish Airlines
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Feb 10
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$89Ryanair
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Feb 11
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Feb 12
$106Union Ivkoni International
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$71Wizz Air
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Feb 14
$104Union Ivkoni International
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$15Ryanair

Bus times from London to Sofia

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Fastest Journey

1d 21 h 30 m

Average

1d 21 h 30 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

2015 km

Of the 1 buses that leave London for Sofia every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 2015 km distance in an average of 1d 21 h 30 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1d 21 h 30 m .

The slowest buses will take 1d 21 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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10:00PMLondon45h30 09:30PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
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$1421One-way

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Overview: Bus from London to Sofia

distanceDistance1249 miles (2014 km)
durationAverage bus duration45 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$126 (€106)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersUnion Ivkoni International, Flixbus or Eurolines France

Buses from London to Sofia cover the 1249 miles (2014 km) long route taking on average 45 h 30 min with our travel partners like Union Ivkoni International, Flixbus or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $124 (€105), but the average price of bus tickets is $126 (€106). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара).

Bus companies: FlixBus from London to Sofia

FlixBus buses will get you from London to Sofia from $124 (€105). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus to Sofia from London:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Buses from London to Sofia: Journey Details

    There are various bus providers and routes for the London to Sofia journey. Balkanhorn operate one service per week during low season, and two services per week during the rest of the year. The route involves five stops along the way, including at Lille, Luxembourg, Plzen, and Brno. The time of departure from London is around 7 p.m, and the arrival time is about 39 hours later at approximately 10 a.m. Eurolines also operate buses from London to Sofia. The journey is indirect, and involves stops at Ghent, Liege and Aachen. Passengers change to another Eurolines bus in Frankfurt. The total trip takes approximately 48 hours. Dates and times of travel vary – there is usually at least one Eurolines service per week. The London to Sofia bus trip involves a ferry crossing at Dover.

    Taking the Bus from London

    Buses from London to Sofia usually depart from London Victoria Station. The station is open 24 hours, and is centrally located within the city. It is easily accessible by cab, underground, rail and buses. Bus numbers 22, 239, 211 and C1 stop at the station. In addition, the N11 night bus service stops here. The coach station is within 300 metres from Victoria rail and underground station, which is served by the District, Circle and Victoria subway lines. For those arriving at Victoria Coach Station via cab, there are designated ranks conveniently located just outside the station at Eccleston Place.

    Getting into Sofia by Bus

    Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, is a vibrant city with a breathtaking backdrop of Vitosha Mountain. The city is home to modern shopping centres, a vibrant nightlife, and a wide variety of attractions, such as Ivan Vazov National Theatre, Earth and Man National Museum, and St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Buses from London to Sofia usually arrive at Serdika Coach Station (also known as Traffic Market) in Sofia. This bus station is centrally located within the city. A short walking distance away is Sofia Central railroad Station, which is served by Metro line 2. cabs are conveniently available directly outside the front entrance of the station. Local buses, including night services, also provide services to Serdika Coach Station.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Sofia from London

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    FAQs

    What are the travel restrictions for Sofia, Bulgaria if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by bus?

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Sofia, Bulgaria by bus is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into Bulgaria from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Bulgaria 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 are the safety rules to follow in Sofia, Bulgaria?

    When traveling in Bulgaria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 1/24/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from London to Sofia before traveling.

    What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Sofia, Bulgaria?

    Return travel from Bulgaria to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Sofia?

    Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Sofia?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 self-quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Recommended

    Last checked on 1/27/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to London from Sofia.

    How much are cheap buses from London to Sofia?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to Sofia buses for as little as $124 (€105)  in the next 7 days.

    How much is the bus between London and Sofia on average?

    If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Sofia bus price to come in at an average of $126 (€106)  one way.

    How far is it from London to Sofia by bus?

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

    How long is a bus from London to Sofia on average?

    While the time it takes to travel 1249 miles (2014 km) between London and Sofia can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London to Sofia bus journey time is on average 45 h 30 min.

    What is the departure bus station in London and arrival bus station in Sofia?

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from London Victoria   to Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара).

    Where is the bus station in London? Where is the bus station in Sofia?

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара), located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center.

    What bus companies offer a service between London and Sofia?

    If you're looking for buses from London to Sofia, you can rely on Union Ivkoni International, Flixbus or Eurolines France to get you to Sofia. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the London to Sofia route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    Can I purchase a direct bus from London to Sofia?

    Yes, you can look for direct buses from London to Sofia with Union Ivkoni International  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.

    When is the earliest bus from London to Sofia? When is the last bus from London to Sofia?

    The first London to Sofia bus departs at 10: 00 PM   and the last bus from London to Sofia leaves at 10: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from London to Sofia on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How early should I purchase bus tickets to Sofia from London to score the best deals?

    If you buy a bus ticket from London to Sofia within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $126 (€106) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from London to Sofia are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.