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Overview: Train from Madrid to Sofia

distanceDistance1397 miles (2253 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Madrid to Sofia cover the 1397 miles (2253 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available.

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Sofia, Bulgaria if I'm coming from Madrid, Spain by train?

Travel between Madrid, Spain and Sofia, Bulgaria by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Bulgaria from Spain?

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

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

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?

All travelers in Bulgaria must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/17/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Madrid to Sofia as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Spain from Sofia, Bulgaria?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Sofia to Madrid is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Spain from Bulgaria?

Reentry to Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Spain from Sofia?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • 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 (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

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

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

Last checked on 1/23/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Madrid from Sofia here.

How far is Madrid to Sofia by train?

The Madrid to Sofia train distance is approximately 1397 miles (2253 km).

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid
Sofia
The major railway station for departures from Madrid is Madrid-Puerta de Atocha. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Madrid-Puerta de Atocha for your journey between Madrid and Sofia.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+34 912432343
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Metro lines: 1
Bus lines: 10, 14, 24, 26, 32, 37, 54, 57, 59, 85, 86, 102, 121, 203
Train lines: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8, C10

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