How to travel from Munich to Sofia

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from Munich to Sofia

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

Our recommendation

To get from Munich to Sofia on Feb 10 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:50AMMunich Airport8h25 07:15PMSofia Airport
1 transfer
07:30PMMunich Airport21h10 05:40PMSofia Airport
1 transfer
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07:15PMMunich Airport3h40 11:55PMSofia Airport
1 transfer
10:10AMMunich Airport1h50 01:00PMSofia Airport
0 transfers
09:45AMMunich Airport6h55 05:40PMSofia Airport
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Munich and Sofia

distanceDistance680 miles (1096 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $328
fastestFastest modeFlight • $328 (€283) • 4 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Lot Polish Airlines

Travel 680 miles (1096 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Munich to Sofia. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Lot Polish Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Munich to Sofia.

Travel Tips: Travel from Munich 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 Munich to Sofia.

Travel between Munich, Germany and Sofia, Bulgaria is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Bulgaria?

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

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

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 1/13/23. 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 Munich.

The restriction level for your return to Munich, Germany from Bulgaria is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Munich from Sofia restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Munich, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany 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 Germany was last checked on 1/24/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Munich from Sofia closer to your date of departure here.

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

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Sofia is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $8 (€7) compared to other travel options to Sofia:

A train is generally $61 (€53) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $69 (€60) from Munich to Sofia.

A train is $319 (€276) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Munich to Sofia costing on average $328 (€283).

The fastest way from Munich to Sofia is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Sofia that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 21 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Sofia by train can take on average 0 h 0 min.

The Munich to Sofia distance is around 680 miles (1096 km).

The average frequency per day from Munich to Sofia is:

  • 1 bus per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Munich and Sofia 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 when traveling from Munich to Sofia:

  • Most travelers take a bus from München, ZOB to Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара).
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Munich Airport and arrive in Sofia Airport.

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

  • You can travel from Munich to Sofia by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $69 (€60) with Flixbus from Munich to Sofia.
  • You can travel by plane to Sofia from Munich with Lot Polish Airlines, and you can find Lot Polish Airlines Munich to Sofia tickets for $328 (€283) on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Munich to Sofia often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Plovdiv, Burgas or Varna. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Munich and Sofia itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Sofia and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Munich 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 $69 (€60) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $328 (€283) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $8 (€7) one way on average.

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

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