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Travel Information from Sofia to Madrid

distanceDistance1397 miles (2253 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$44 - $133
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $44 (€37) • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $44 (€37) • 3 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesryanair sun or Union Ivkoni International

Take a flight or bus to travel 1397 miles (2253 km) from Sofia to Madrid. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $44 (€37). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are ryanair sun or Union Ivkoni International among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Sofia to Madrid.

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FAQs

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

Travel between Sofia, Bulgaria and Madrid, Spain is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Bulgaria enter Spain?

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 Madrid from Sofia?

Conditions of entry into Spain:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 1/28/22. 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 Madrid.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Bulgaria from Madrid, Spain?

The current restriction level for returning to Sofia, Bulgaria from Spain is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Sofia, Bulgaria from Madrid, Spain?

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

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

  • 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

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/24/22. 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 Madrid here.

How do I travel from Sofia to Madrid?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel between Sofia and Madrid is by taking a flight with an average price of $44 (€37).

This is compared to other travel options to Madrid:

A flight is generally $89 (€74) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $133 (€111) from Sofia to Madrid.

What is the fastest way to travel to Madrid from Sofia?

The quickest way to travel between Sofia and Madrid is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 35 min   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 48 h.

How many miles from Sofia to Madrid would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 1397 miles (2253 km) between Sofia and Madrid.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Sofia to Madrid?

The average frequency per day from Sofia to Madrid is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.

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

When traveling from Sofia to Madrid, where do I depart from Sofia and where do I arrive in Madrid?

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Sofia Airport and tend to arrive in Madrid Barajas Airport.
  • Buses from Sofia to Madrid most often leave from Sofia, Centralna Avtogara (София, Централна Автогара) and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Who can get me from Sofia to Madrid?

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

  • You can travel by plane between Sofia and Madrid with ryanair sun, and you can find ryanair sun Sofia to Madrid tickets for $44 (€37) on Omio.
  • You can go to Madrid from Sofia by bus with Union Ivkoni International. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $133 (€111) with Union Ivkoni International from Sofia to Madrid on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Sofia to Madrid ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Sofia to Madrid? Many Omio customers who go from Sofia to Madrid usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla. If you're looking to explore Barcelona, Valencia or Sevilla from Madrid, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I purchase my Sofia to Madrid one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $44 (€37) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $133 (€111) one way.

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