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Overview: Train from London to Sofia

distanceDistance1249 miles (2014 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from London to Sofia cover the 1249 miles (2014 km) long route taking on average 86 h 37 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available.

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between London and Sofia?

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

Is international entry into Sofia from London restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Bulgaria from London?

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)
  • 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 1/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Sofia from London closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to London, United Kingdom from Sofia, Bulgaria?

The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Sofia is: Partially open.

Is my return train into London from Sofia restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 1/18/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Sofia closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the distance to Sofia from London by train?

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

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

The London to Sofia train duration is on average 86 h 37 min, which is to be expected when traveling 1249 miles (2014 km) between London and Sofia. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

How many trains per day are there between London and Sofia?

The average number of trains departing London for Sofia is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Sofia
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your journey from London to Sofia.
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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24/7
Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139