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from Amsterdam to Sofia

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

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May 22
$157Flixbus
$187Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
May 23
$98Union Ivkoni International
$170Bulgaria Air
Tue
May 24
$175Flixbus
$187Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
May 25
$224Flixbus
$187Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
May 26
$98Union Ivkoni International
$187Lot Polish Airlines
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May 27
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$181Bulgaria Air
Sat
May 28
$118Union Ivkoni International
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May 29
$157Flixbus
$181Bulgaria Air
Mon
May 30
$121Union Ivkoni International
$189Lufthansa Cityline
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May 31
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$179Bulgaria Air
Wed
Jun 1
$119Flixbus
$159Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Jun 2
$119Union Ivkoni International
$166Austrian Airlines
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Jun 3
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$187Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
Jun 4
$117Union Ivkoni International
$187Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Jun 5
$95Flixbus
$147Bulgaria Air
Mon
Jun 6
$98Union Ivkoni International
$166Lufthansa
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Jun 7
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$165Lufthansa Cityline
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Jun 8
$123Flixbus
$159Air Dolomiti
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$98Union Ivkoni International
$158Austrian Airlines
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$158Austrian Airlines

Travel Information between Amsterdam and Sofia

distanceDistance1081 miles (1744 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$111 - $172
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $111 (€99) • 34 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $172 (€154) • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or Bulgaria Air

Travel 1081 miles (1744 km) by bus or flight from Amsterdam to Sofia. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $111 (€99). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Union Ivkoni International or Bulgaria Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Sofia.

Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Sofia

Travel to Sofia easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Sofia.
FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Sofia, Bulgaria from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Sofia, Bulgaria is: Fully open.

Can I enter Bulgaria if coming from Netherlands?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Sofia if traveling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Sofia, Bulgaria due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Bulgaria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 5/16/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Sofia from Amsterdam.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Sofia, Bulgaria?

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Bulgaria is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Sofia, Bulgaria?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 5/16/22. 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 Amsterdam from Sofia here.

How do I get from Amsterdam to Sofia?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Amsterdam to Sofia. You can take a bus or flight.

How do I get from Amsterdam to Sofia the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Sofia from Amsterdam is by taking a bus with an average price of $111 (€99).

This is compared to other travel options to Sofia:

A bus is generally $61 (€55) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $172 (€154) from Amsterdam to Sofia.

What is the fastest way from Amsterdam to Sofia?

The fastest way to get to Sofia from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Sofia can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Sofia by bus can take on average 34 h 30 min.

How many miles from Amsterdam to Sofia would I travel?

The distance is approximately 1081 miles (1744 km) from Amsterdam to Sofia.

How many services a day are there to Sofia from Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Sofia is:

  • 2 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Amsterdam and Sofia as scheduled services by bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Amsterdam and Sofia, where do I depart from Amsterdam and where do I arrive in Sofia?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Amsterdam to Sofia:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара).
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Sofia Airport.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Amsterdam to Sofia?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Sofia:

  • You can go to Sofia from Amsterdam by bus with Union Ivkoni International. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $111 (€99) with Union Ivkoni International from Amsterdam to Sofia on Omio.
  • You can travel between Amsterdam and Sofia by flight with Bulgaria Air. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $172 (€154) with Bulgaria Air from Amsterdam to Sofia.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Amsterdam to Sofia ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Amsterdam to Sofia? Many Omio customers who go from Amsterdam to Sofia usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Plovdiv, Bucharest or Burgas. If you're looking to explore Plovdiv, Bucharest or Burgas from Sofia, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I buy my Amsterdam to Sofia one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Amsterdam to Sofia, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $111 (€99) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $172 (€154) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Sofia tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.