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Travel Information to Barcelona from Sofia

distanceDistance1084 miles (1749 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$12 - $97
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $12 (€10) • 3 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $12 (€10) • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or Ryanair

Take a bus or flight to travel 1084 miles (1749 km) from Sofia to Barcelona. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Union Ivkoni International or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Sofia to Barcelona.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Spain due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Sofia and Barcelona?

Travel from Sofia, Bulgaria to Barcelona, Spain is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Barcelona 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 Barcelona, Spain from Sofia?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • 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 (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Barcelona, Spain?

The government of Spain 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 1/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Sofia to Barcelona closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Bulgaria from Barcelona, Spain?

The current restriction level for returning to Sofia, Bulgaria from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Sofia, Bulgaria from Barcelona, Spain?

Reentering Bulgaria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

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

  • 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

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/24/22. 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 Barcelona here.

How do I travel from Sofia to Barcelona?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel to Barcelona from Sofia?

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Barcelona is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $12 (€10) compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

A flight is generally $85 (€71) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $97 (€81) from Sofia to Barcelona.

What is the quickest way to get from Sofia to Barcelona?

The fastest way to get to Barcelona from Sofia is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h.

Other travel options to Barcelona can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 40 h 1 min   on average.

How far is Barcelona from Sofia?

The Sofia to Barcelona distance is around 1084 miles (1749 km).

How many services a day are there from Sofia to Barcelona?

The average frequency per day from Sofia to Barcelona is:

  • 1 bus a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Sofia and in Barcelona?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара) to Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Sofia Airport and arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.

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

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Sofia to Barcelona, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Union Ivkoni International to go to Barcelona by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Union Ivkoni International Sofia to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $97 (€81).
  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Barcelona. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Sofia to Barcelona tickets on Omio for $12 (€10).

Can I travel directly to Barcelona from Sofia?

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

  • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Barcelona with Union Ivkoni International.

Direct services to Barcelona 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 route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Barcelona from Sofia ends?

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

How far in advance should I book my Sofia to Barcelona one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Sofia to Barcelona, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $97 (€81) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $12 (€10) one way on average.

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