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What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Dresden, Germany if I’m coming from Sofia, Bulgaria?

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from Bulgaria?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • 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)
  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Dresden, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany 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 11/28/21; 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 Sofia to Dresden.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Sofia, Bulgaria from Dresden, Germany?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Bulgaria from Germany?

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

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

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 11/22/21. 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 Dresden.

How do I reach Dresden from Sofia?

You can travel between Sofia and Dresden 2 different ways: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sofia to Dresden?

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Dresden is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $99 (€82) compared to other travel options to Dresden:

Taking a bus is about $453 (€374) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $553 (€456) for this route.

What is the quickest way from Sofia to Dresden?

The quickest way to travel to Dresden from Sofia is by flight, which takes on average 4 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 21 h   on average.

What is the distance between Sofia and Dresden?

The distance from Sofia to Dresden is approximately 730 miles (1178 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Sofia to Dresden is:

  • 1 bus per day.

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

When traveling to Dresden from Sofia, what are the departure and arrival points in Sofia and Dresden?

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

  • Flights from Sofia to Dresden most often leave from Sofia Airport and arrive in Dresden.
  • Buses mostly leave from София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara) and tend to arrive in Dresden, Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel companies can take me from Sofia to Dresden?

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

  • You can take a flight from Sofia to Dresden with Lufthansa. Cheap tickets can be found for $553 (€456) with Lufthansa from Sofia to Dresden.
  • You can travel from Sofia to Dresden by bus with Brittany Ferries. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $99 (€82) with Brittany Ferries from Sofia to Dresden.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Sofia to Dresden?
Many of our customers traveling from Sofia to Dresden don't make Dresden their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Dresden are Berlin, Prague or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Dresden to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Sofia to Dresden one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $553 (€456) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $99 (€82) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Sofia to Dresden 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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