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 or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $648
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 24 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $648 (€573) • 13 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline

Travel 786 miles (1267 km) by bus, flight or train from Sofia to Leipzig. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 13 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Sofia to Leipzig.

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Travel between Sofia, Bulgaria and Leipzig, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Bulgaria enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Leipzig from Sofia?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Leipzig, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 3/22/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Sofia to Leipzig.

The current restriction level for returning to Sofia, Bulgaria from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Sofia, Bulgaria from Leipzig, Germany?

Reentering Bulgaria is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. 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 Leipzig here.

There are 3 ways to travel between Sofia and Leipzig including taking a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Leipzig is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $3 (€3) compared to other travel options to Leipzig:

Taking a bus is about $644 (€570) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $648 (€573) for this trip.

Taking a bus is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a train to Leipzig, which costs on average $3 (€3) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Leipzig from Sofia is by flight with an average travel time of 13 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Leipzig can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 24 h 15 min   of travel time.

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

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

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 or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара) to Leipzig.
  • Most travelers board their plane 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 travel by plane between Sofia and Leipzig with Lufthansa Cityline, and you can find Lufthansa Cityline Sofia to Leipzig tickets for $648 (€573) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Sofia to Leipzig don't make Leipzig their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Leipzig are Berlin, Munich or Frankfurt am Main, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Leipzig to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $3 (€3) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $648 (€573) one way for this route.
  • 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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