How to travel from London to Sofia

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from London to Sofia

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

Our recommendation
flight

To get from London to Sofia on Nov 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:55PMLondon Luton Airport3h10 03:05AMSofia Airport
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1831One-way
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09:55PMLondon Luton Airport3h10 03:05AMSofia Airport
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1831One-way
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10:25AMLondon Heathrow Airport5h15 05:40PMSofia Airport
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2561One-way
08:45AMLondon Heathrow Airport3h00 01:45PMSofia Airport
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2831One-way
08:20AMLondon Luton Airport3h10 01:30PMSofia Airport
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3031One-way

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Travel Information between London and Sofia

distanceDistance1249 miles (2014 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $134
fastestFastest modeFlight • $71 (€67) • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or Wizz Air

Travel 1249 miles (2014 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Sofia from London. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Union Ivkoni International or Wizz Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from London to Sofia.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Sofia

Travel Tips: 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 London to Sofia.
FAQs

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Sofia, Bulgaria is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Bulgaria?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Sofia from London?

Conditions of entry into Bulgaria:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Sofia, Bulgaria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Bulgaria has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Sofia from London.

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Bulgaria is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to London from Sofia restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria.

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

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Sofia closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from London to Sofia: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Sofia from London is by taking a train, which costs on average $6 (€6).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Sofia:

Taking a train is about $127 (€121) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $134 (€127) for this route.

Taking a train is about $64 (€61) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $71 (€67) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Sofia from London is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h.

Other travel options to Sofia can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 43 h 31 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance is approximately 1249 miles (2014 km) from London to Sofia.

The average frequency per day from London to Sofia is:

  • 1 bus per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Sofia from London as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Flights from London to Sofia most often leave from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Sofia Airport.

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

  • You can travel by bus from London to Sofia with Union Ivkoni International, and you can find Union Ivkoni International London to Sofia tickets for $134 (€127) on Omio.
  • You can travel between London and Sofia by flight with Wizz Air. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $71 (€67) with Wizz Air from London to Sofia.

Yes, there are direct routes from London to Sofia with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Sofia with Union Ivkoni International.

Direct services to Sofia tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Your trip from London 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 London to Sofia tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Sofia today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $134 (€127) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $71 (€67) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $6 (€6) one way on average.

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

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