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Travel Information to Sofia from Brussels

distanceDistance1053 miles (1698 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$11 - $109
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $11 (€10) • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $11 (€10) • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Wizz Air

Take a bus or flight to travel 1053 miles (1698 km) between Brussels and 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Wizz Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Brussels to Sofia.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Sofia, Bulgaria from Brussels, Belgium currently allowed?

International travel from Brussels, Belgium to Sofia, Bulgaria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Bulgaria if coming from Belgium?

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

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

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 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/29/21; 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 Brussels.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Belgium from Sofia, Bulgaria?

The restriction level for your return to Brussels, Belgium from Bulgaria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Brussels from Sofia restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Brussels from Sofia?

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 12/1/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Brussels from Sofia closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Brussels to Sofia?

There are 2 ways to get from Brussels to Sofia: bus or flight.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Brussels to Sofia is by taking a flight with an average price of $11 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Sofia:

A flight is $98 (€81) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Brussels to Sofia costing on average $109 (€91).

What is the quickest way to get from Brussels to Sofia?

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

Other travel options to Sofia can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 35 h   on average.

How many miles from Brussels to Sofia would I travel?

Sofia is approximately 1053 miles (1698 km) away from Brussels.

When traveling from Brussels to Sofia, what are the departure and arrival points in Brussels and Sofia?

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

  • Buses from Brussels to Sofia most often leave from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara).
  • Flights mostly depart from Brussels Airport and arrive in Sofia Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from Brussels to Sofia?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Sofia, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Sofia. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Brussels to Sofia tickets on Omio for $109 (€91).
  • Wizz Air can take you to Sofia by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Wizz Air from Brussels to Sofia for $11 (€10).
Where should I go next after I travel to Sofia from Brussels?
Your trip from Brussels to Sofia doesn't have to end in Sofia. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Plovdiv, Bucharest or Burgas. If you’d like to add Plovdiv, Bucharest or Burgas to your Brussels to Sofia tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Sofia today!
When should I book a ticket from Brussels to Sofia online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $109 (€91) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $11 (€10) one way for this journey.

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

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