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from Sofia to Amsterdam

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

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To get from Sofia to Amsterdam on Dec 3 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00AMSofia Airport3h00 09:00AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$1671One-way
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02:30PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)38h30 04:00AMAmsterdam
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$1131One-way
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02:15PMSofia Airport5h50 07:05PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$2731One-way
06:25PMSofia Airport5h25 10:50PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$2731One-way
06:40AMSofia Airport4h25 10:05AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$3171One-way

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Dec 3
$113Union Ivkoni International
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Dec 4
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Mon
Dec 6
$93Union Ivkoni International
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Dec 7
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Dec 8
$93Union Ivkoni International
$206Lot Polish Airlines
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Dec 9
$197Flixbus
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Dec 10
$103Union Ivkoni International
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Dec 11
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Dec 12
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Dec 13
$93Union Ivkoni International
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Dec 14
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Dec 15
$112Union Ivkoni International
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Dec 17
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Dec 18
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Travel Information to Amsterdam from Sofia

distanceDistance1081 miles (1744 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$93 - $144
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $93 (€77) • 35 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $144 (€120) • 2 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or Bulgaria Air

Travel 1081 miles (1744 km) by bus or flight between Sofia and Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $93 (€77). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Union Ivkoni International or Bulgaria Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Sofia to Amsterdam.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Netherlands due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Amsterdam from Sofia?

Travel from Sofia, Bulgaria to Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Sofia restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Sofia?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 12/1/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Amsterdam from Sofia closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Sofia, Bulgaria from Amsterdam, Netherlands due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Sofia, Bulgaria from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Bulgaria from Netherlands?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Bulgaria from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering Bulgaria:

  • 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 are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Bulgaria?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Bulgaria to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Sofia, Bulgaria was last verified on 11/29/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Sofia from Amsterdam.

How do I travel from Sofia to Amsterdam?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Sofia and Amsterdam. You can take a bus or flight.

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

The cheapest way to go to Amsterdam from Sofia is by taking a bus, which costs on average $93 (€77).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

Taking a bus is about $51 (€43) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $144 (€120) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Sofia to Amsterdam?

The fastest way from Sofia to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 50 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by bus can take on average 35 h 15 min.

How far is it from Sofia to Amsterdam?

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

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara) to Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Most travelers board their plane from Sofia Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
Who can get me from Sofia to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can travel by bus to Amsterdam from Sofia with Union Ivkoni International, and you can find Union Ivkoni International Sofia to Amsterdam tickets for $93 (€77) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Amsterdam from Sofia by flight with Bulgaria Air. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $144 (€120) with Bulgaria Air from Sofia to Amsterdam.
Can I find a direct route from Sofia to Amsterdam?

Yes, there are direct services available from Sofia to Amsterdam with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Union Ivkoni International.
  • You can take a direct flight with Bulgaria Air.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Sofia to Amsterdam?
Your trip from Sofia to Amsterdam doesn't have to end in Amsterdam. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, London or Brussels to your Sofia to Amsterdam tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Amsterdam today!
How early should I buy Sofia to Amsterdam tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $93 (€77) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $144 (€120) one way.

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.