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from Barcelona to Sofia

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

Our recommendation

To get from Barcelona to Sofia on Jan 23 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport3h00 11:50AMSofia Airport
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$721One-way
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07:50AMBarcelona El Prat Airport3h00 11:50AMSofia Airport
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08:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport2h55 11:55PMSofia Airport
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03:25PMBarcelona El Prat Airport6h30 10:55PMSofia Airport
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$2981One-way
01:00PMBarcelona El Prat Airport8h25 10:25PMSofia Airport
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$3061One-way

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Jan 24
$116Union Ivkoni International
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Jan 25
$97Union Ivkoni International
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Jan 26
$108Union Ivkoni International
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Jan 27
$97Union Ivkoni International
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$22Wizz Air
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$97Union Ivkoni International
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Travel Information from Barcelona to Sofia

distanceDistance1084 miles (1749 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$118 - $238
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $118 (€98) • 37 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $238 (€198) • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or Bulgaria Air

Take a bus or flight to travel 1084 miles (1749 km) to Sofia from Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $118 (€98). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Union Ivkoni International or Bulgaria Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Barcelona to Sofia.

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FAQs

Is international travel between Barcelona, Spain and Sofia, Bulgaria allowed?

Travel from Barcelona, Spain to Sofia, Bulgaria is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Sofia from Barcelona restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Sofia, Bulgaria from Barcelona?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Sofia, Bulgaria?

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

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

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

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Barcelona, Spain from Sofia, Bulgaria?

Return travel to Barcelona, Spain from Bulgaria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Spain from Bulgaria?

Entry into Spain is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Spain from Bulgaria?

Requirements for reentering Spain:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Spain?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Spain to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Barcelona, Spain was last verified on 1/21/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Barcelona from Sofia.

How do I go from Barcelona to Sofia?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Sofia?

The cheapest way to travel to Sofia from Barcelona is by taking a bus with an average price of $118 (€98).

This is compared to other travel options to Sofia:

A bus is $120 (€100) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Barcelona to Sofia costing on average $238 (€198).

What is the fastest way to get from Barcelona to Sofia?

The quickest way to travel between Barcelona and Sofia is by flight, which takes on average 2 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Sofia by bus can take on average 37 h 30 min.

What is the distance between Barcelona and Sofia?

The Barcelona to Sofia distance is around 1084 miles (1749 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Barcelona to Sofia is:

  • 1 bus a day.

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

Where do I depart from Barcelona? Where do I arrive in Sofia?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Barcelona to Sofia:

  • Buses from Barcelona to Sofia most often leave from Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and arrive in Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара).
  • Flights mostly depart from Barcelona El Prat Airport and arrive in Sofia Airport.

Which travel companies can take me from Barcelona to Sofia?

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

  • You can travel by bus to Sofia from Barcelona with Union Ivkoni International, and you can find Union Ivkoni International Barcelona to Sofia tickets for $118 (€98) on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Barcelona and Sofia with Bulgaria Air, and you can find Bulgaria Air Barcelona to Sofia tickets for $238 (€198) on Omio.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Barcelona to Sofia?

Omio customers who travel from Barcelona to Sofia often also extend their vacation to go to Plovdiv, Bucharest or Burgas. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Sofia and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I book a ticket from Barcelona to Sofia online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Barcelona to Sofia, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $118 (€98) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $238 (€198) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Barcelona to Sofia online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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