You can get from Madrid to Sofia by train, bus or flight.
To get from Madrid to Sofia on Jun 26 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||1397 miles (2253 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or bus|
|Ticket price range||$143 - $158|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $143 (€126) • 45 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $158 (€140) • 3 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||Bulgaria Air or Union Ivkoni International|
Take a flight or bus to travel 1397 miles (2253 km) from Madrid to Sofia. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $143 (€126). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Bulgaria Air or Union Ivkoni International among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Madrid to Sofia.
International travel from Madrid, Spain to Sofia, Bulgaria is: Fully open.
Entry into Bulgaria is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Bulgaria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 6/3/22; 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 from Madrid to Sofia.
The restriction level for your return to Madrid, Spain from Bulgaria is: Fully open.
Entry into Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria.
Conditions of reentry into Spain:
You should observe these safety measures in Spain as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Spain was last checked on 6/24/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Madrid from Sofia closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 ways that you can travel to Sofia from Madrid. You can take a flight or bus.
The cheapest way to travel to Sofia from Madrid is by taking a bus with an average price of $143 (€126).
This is compared to other travel options to Sofia:
Taking a bus is usually $15 (€14) less than taking a flight to Sofia, which costs on average $158 (€140) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel between Madrid and Sofia is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 15 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by bus can take 45 h on average.
The Madrid to Sofia distance is around 1397 miles (2253 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Madrid to Sofia:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Madrid to Sofia with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Sofia as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Madrid and Sofia.
Before traveling from Madrid to Sofia, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Madrid to Sofia tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.