How to travel from Sofia to Amsterdam

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from Sofia to Amsterdam

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

Our recommendation

To get from Sofia to Amsterdam on May 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Sofia Airport
10:25PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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Sofia Airport
10:25PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
1 transfer
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Sofia Airport
06:55PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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Sofia Airport
10:25PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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Sofia Airport
08:10PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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Travel Information to Amsterdam from Sofia

distanceDistance1081 miles (1744 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$127 - $183
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $127 (€110) • 35 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $183 (€159) • 4 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air Serbia

Travel 1081 miles (1744 km) by bus or flight from Sofia to Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $127 (€110). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Air Serbia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Sofia to Amsterdam.

FAQs: Travel from Sofia to Amsterdam

FAQs: Travel to Amsterdam 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 Sofia to Amsterdam.

Travel between Sofia, Bulgaria and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Bulgaria enter Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 5/17/23. 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 Amsterdam from Sofia.

The current restriction level for returning to Sofia, Bulgaria from Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Sofia, Bulgaria from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Reentering Bulgaria is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Sofia from Amsterdam?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Sofia, Bulgaria regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Bulgaria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/17/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Sofia from Amsterdam here.

There are 2 travel options from Sofia to Amsterdam: bus or flight.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Amsterdam is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $127 (€110) compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

Taking a bus is about $56 (€49) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $183 (€159) for this trip.

The fastest way from Sofia to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 35 h 45 min.

The distance from Sofia to Amsterdam is approximately 1081 miles (1744 km).

The average frequency per day from Sofia to Amsterdam is:

  • 1 bus per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара) and arrive in Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Flights most often depart from Sofia at Sofia Airport and arrive in Amsterdam at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

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

  • You can go to Amsterdam from Sofia by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $127 (€110) with Flixbus from Sofia to Amsterdam on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Sofia and Amsterdam with Air Serbia, and you can find Air Serbia Sofia to Amsterdam tickets for $183 (€159) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Sofia to Amsterdam don't make Amsterdam their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Amsterdam are Paris, London or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Amsterdam to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $127 (€110) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $183 (€159) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Sofia to Amsterdam 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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