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Train Information between London and 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 journey 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
What are the travel restrictions for Sofia, Bulgaria if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by train?

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

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

International entry status: Entry is restricted 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 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 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 9/19/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Sofia before traveling.

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 3 days before arrival
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 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 9/20/21. 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.

How far is London to Sofia by train?
The distance from London to Sofia by train is approximately 1249 miles (2014 km).
How long is a train between London and Sofia 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 train services are there from London to Sofia a day?
The average number of trains departing London for Sofia is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London Liverpool Street
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Paddington
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport. Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
London Waterloo East
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176