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from Sofia to Barcelona

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

Our recommendation

To get from Sofia to Barcelona on Sep 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:50PMSofia Airport3h00 08:50PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$311One-way
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06:50PMSofia Airport3h00 08:50PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$311One-way
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09:00AMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)40h01 12:01AMBarcelona
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$1291One-way
08:20PMSofia Airport21h50 05:10PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$4811One-way
08:20PMSofia Airport19h05 02:25PMBarcelona El Prat Airport
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$5651One-way

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Wed
Sep 29
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$276Bulgaria Air
Thu
Sep 30
$129Union Ivkoni International
$31Wizz Air
Fri
Oct 1
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$185Austrian Airlines
Sat
Oct 2
$121Union Ivkoni International
$23Wizz Air
Sun
Oct 3
$100Union Ivkoni International
$160Air Serbia
Mon
Oct 4
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$200Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 5
$100Union Ivkoni International
$27ryanair sun
Wed
Oct 6
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$130Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 7
$100Union Ivkoni International
$135Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 8
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$129Air France
Sun
Oct 10
$100Union Ivkoni International
$116Air Serbia
Mon
Oct 11
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$150Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 12
$100Union Ivkoni International
$71Wizz Air
Thu
Oct 14
$100Union Ivkoni International
$29Wizz Air
Fri
Oct 15
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$128Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 16
$100Union Ivkoni International
$48ryanair sun
Sun
Oct 17
$100Union Ivkoni International
$116Air Serbia
Mon
Oct 18
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$130Lufthansa

Travel Information from Sofia to Barcelona

distanceDistance1084 miles (1749 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$101 - $190
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $101 (€81) • 39 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $190 (€152) • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or Air France

Travel 1084 miles (1749 km) by bus or flight 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $101 (€81). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Union Ivkoni International or Air France among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Sofia to Barcelona.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Sofia, Bulgaria and Barcelona, Spain allowed?

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
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • 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

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 9/27/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Barcelona from Sofia closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Sofia, Bulgaria from Barcelona, Spain?

The restriction level for your return to Sofia, Bulgaria from Spain is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Sofia from Barcelona restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into 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)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Sofia, Bulgaria?

You should observe these safety measures in Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria was last checked on 9/26/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Sofia from Barcelona closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Barcelona from Sofia?

There are 2 ways to travel from Sofia to Barcelona including taking a bus or flight.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Sofia and Barcelona?

The cheapest way to travel from Sofia to Barcelona is by taking a bus with an average price of $101 (€81).

This is compared to other travel options to Barcelona:

Taking a bus is usually $89 (€71) less than taking a flight to Barcelona, which costs on average $190 (€152) for the same trip.

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

The quickest way to travel to Barcelona from Sofia is by flight, which takes on average 3 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 39 h.

How many miles from Sofia to Barcelona would I travel?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day 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 journey to Barcelona from Sofia 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 from Sofia to Barcelona:

  • Buses from Sofia to Barcelona most often leave from София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara) and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
  • Flights mostly leave from Sofia Airport and tend to arrive in Barcelona El Prat Airport.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Sofia to Barcelona?

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

  • You can take a bus from Sofia to Barcelona with Union Ivkoni International. Cheap tickets can be found for $101 (€81) with Union Ivkoni International from Sofia to Barcelona.
  • You can travel between Sofia and Barcelona by flight with Air France. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $190 (€152) with Air France from Sofia to Barcelona.
Can I find a direct route between Sofia and Barcelona?

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

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to take 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 trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Sofia to Barcelona?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Sofia to Barcelona often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Madrid, Paris or Valencia. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Sofia and Barcelona itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Barcelona and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets from Sofia to Barcelona online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $101 (€81) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $190 (€152) one way on average for this trip.

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