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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 Jan 25 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:45AMMunich Airport6h50 05:35PMSofia Airport
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$2641One-way
Cheapest
11:00PMMünchen, ZOB23h00 11:00PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
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$791One-way
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09:45AMMunich Airport26h40 01:25PMSofia Airport
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$2171One-way
11:05AMMunich Airport5h30 05:35PMSofia Airport
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$6001One-way
10:15AMMunich Airport1h50 01:05PMSofia Airport
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$6761One-way

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Tue
Jan 25
$79Union Ivkoni International
$217Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Jan 26
$133Karat-S
$217Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Jan 27
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$174Lot Polish Airlines
Fri
Jan 28
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$195Lot Polish Airlines
Sat
Jan 29
$114Karat-S
$152Lot Polish Airlines
Sun
Jan 30
$60Flixbus
$174Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Jan 31
$97Flixbus
$195Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Feb 1
$69Union Ivkoni International
$174Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Feb 2
$87Karat-S
$138Lot Polish Airlines
Thu
Feb 3
$60Flixbus
$136Air Dolomiti
Fri
Feb 4
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$136Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 5
$114Karat-S
$123Lot Polish Airlines
Mon
Feb 7
$87Karat-S
$137Lot Polish Airlines
Tue
Feb 8
$65Union Ivkoni International
$138Lot Polish Airlines
Wed
Feb 9
$87Karat-S
$136Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 10
$60Flixbus
$136Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 11
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$136Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 12
$87Karat-S
$136Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 13
$69Union Ivkoni International
$136Lufthansa

Travel Information from Munich to Sofia

distanceDistance680 miles (1096 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$96 - $128
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $96 (€80) • 21 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $128 (€106) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Lufthansa

Take a bus or flight to travel 680 miles (1096 km) from Munich to Sofia. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $96 (€80). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Lufthansa among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Munich to Sofia.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Sofia, Bulgaria from Munich, Germany currently allowed?

International travel from Munich, Germany to Sofia, Bulgaria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Bulgaria if coming from Germany?

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

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

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 1/17/22; 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 Munich to Sofia.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Sofia, Bulgaria?

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

Is my journey back to Munich from Sofia restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 1/23/22. 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.

How do I go from Munich to Sofia?

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

What is the cheapest way to go from Munich to Sofia?

The cheapest way to go to Sofia from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $96 (€80).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Sofia:

A bus is $32 (€26) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Munich to Sofia costing on average $128 (€106).

What is the quickest way from Munich to Sofia?

The fastest way to get to Sofia from Munich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Sofia can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 21 h 30 min.

What is the distance from Munich to Sofia?

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

How many services a day are there between Munich and Sofia?

The average frequency per day from Munich to Sofia is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.

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

When traveling to Sofia from Munich, where do I depart from Munich and where do I arrive in Sofia?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Munich at München, ZOB and arrive in Sofia at Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара).
  • Flights mostly depart from Munich Airport and arrive in Sofia Airport.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Munich to Sofia?

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

  • You can take a bus from Munich to Sofia with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $96 (€80) with Flixbus from Munich to Sofia.
  • You can take a flight from Munich to Sofia with Lufthansa. Cheap tickets can be found for $128 (€106) with Lufthansa from Munich to Sofia.

Can I find a direct route to Sofia from Munich?

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Sofia with Karat-S with 1 direct bus per day.

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 trip.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Munich to Sofia don't make Sofia their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Sofia are Plovdiv, Bucharest or Burgas, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Sofia to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase tickets to Sofia from Munich online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Munich 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 for this route is costing $96 (€80) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $128 (€106) one way on average for this journey.

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