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from Sofia to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Sofia to London on Jan 26 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:10AMSofia Airport7h55 04:05PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$2441One-way
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10:10AMSofia Airport7h55 04:05PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$2441One-way
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10:10AMSofia Airport8h10 04:20PMLondon Gatwick Airport
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$2441One-way
01:45PMSofia Airport5h20 05:05PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$2981One-way
10:10AMSofia Airport11h35 07:45PMLondon Heathrow Airport
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$2441One-way

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Travel Information between Sofia and London

distanceDistance1249 miles (2014 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$127 - $140
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $127 (€106) • 50 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $140 (€117) • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Union Ivkoni International

Travel 1249 miles (2014 km) by flight or bus to London from Sofia. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $127 (€106). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are easyJet or Union Ivkoni International among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Sofia to London.

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FAQs

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for London, United Kingdom if I’m coming from Sofia, Bulgaria?

Travel between Sofia, Bulgaria and London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Bulgaria enter United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 1/24/22. 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 London.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Sofia, Bulgaria from London, United Kingdom due to COVID-19?

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

Is my journey back to Sofia from London restricted?

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

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

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)
  • 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 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 1/24/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Sofia from London closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Sofia to London?

There are 2 travel options from Sofia to London: flight or bus.

How do I get from Sofia to London the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to London is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $127 (€106) compared to other travel options to London:

A bus is $12 (€10) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Sofia to London costing on average $140 (€117).

What is the quickest way from Sofia to London?

The fastest way from Sofia to London is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 50 h 30 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Sofia to London would I travel?

The distance from Sofia to London is approximately 1249 miles (2014 km).

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

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

  • Flights from Sofia to London most often leave from Sofia Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Buses from Sofia to London most often leave from Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара) and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.

Which travel operators can get me to London from Sofia?

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

  • You can take a flight from Sofia to London with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for $140 (€117) with easyJet from Sofia to London.
  • You can travel by bus to London from Sofia with Union Ivkoni International, and you can find Union Ivkoni International Sofia to London tickets for $127 (€106) on Omio.

Is there a way to travel directly from Sofia to London?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with easyJet, Ryanair, Bulgaria Air or Wizz Air.

Direct services to London 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 is another destination I should add to my tour from Sofia to London?

Your trip from Sofia to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Sofia to London tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!

How early should I buy tickets to London from Sofia online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $140 (€117) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $127 (€106) one way.

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