How to travel from Sofia to Leipzig

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Travel Information between Sofia and Leipzig

distanceDistance786 miles (1267 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $639 (€571) • 4 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Lufthansa Cityline

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 786 miles (1267 km) from Sofia to Leipzig. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Lufthansa Cityline among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Sofia to Leipzig.

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FAQs

Travel from Sofia, Bulgaria to Leipzig, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Leipzig from Sofia restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Leipzig, Germany from Sofia?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Leipzig, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 6/25/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Sofia to Leipzig closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Sofia, Bulgaria from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Sofia from Leipzig restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Bulgaria:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Bulgaria was last checked on 6/3/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Sofia from Leipzig closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Leipzig from Sofia. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Leipzig is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Leipzig:

Taking a ferry is about $185 (€165) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $185 (€165) for this trip.

A ferry is $639 (€571) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Sofia to Leipzig costing on average $639 (€571).

Taking a ferry is about $3 (€3) less than taking a train, which costs on average $3 (€3) for this journey.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 23 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 786 miles (1267 km) from Sofia to Leipzig.

The average frequency per day from Sofia to Leipzig is:

  • 1 bus a day.

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

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

  • Buses from Sofia to Leipzig most often leave from Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара) and arrive in Leipzig.
  • Flights mostly depart from Sofia Airport and arrive in Leipzig/Halle Airport.

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

  • You can go to Leipzig from Sofia by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $185 (€165) with Flixbus from Sofia to Leipzig on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane from Sofia to Leipzig with Lufthansa Cityline, and you can find Lufthansa Cityline Sofia to Leipzig tickets for $639 (€571) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Sofia to Leipzig? Many Omio customers who go from Sofia to Leipzig usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Prague or Munich from Leipzig, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Sofia to Leipzig, 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 costs on average $185 (€165) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $639 (€571) one way.
  • A ferry ticket for this journey costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $3 (€3) one way.

But we recommend booking Sofia to Leipzig 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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