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from Sofia to Rome

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Travel Information to Rome from Sofia

distanceDistance555 miles (895 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$25 - $146
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $25 (€20) • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $25 (€20) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesryanair sun or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 555 miles (895 km) between Sofia and Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are ryanair sun or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Sofia to Rome.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Italy due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Rome from Sofia?

Travel between Sofia, Bulgaria and Rome, Italy is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Bulgaria enter Italy?

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 Rome from Sofia?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 9/17/21. 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 to Rome from Sofia.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Sofia, Bulgaria from Rome, Italy?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Bulgaria from Italy?

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

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

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)

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 9/14/21. 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 Rome.

How do I travel from Sofia to Rome?

There are 2 ways to travel between Sofia and Rome including taking a flight or bus.

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

The cheapest way to go to Rome from Sofia is by taking a flight, which costs on average $25 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:

A flight is generally $121 (€96) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $146 (€116) from Sofia to Rome.

What is the quickest way to get from Sofia to Rome?

The quickest way to travel between Sofia and Rome is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Sofia and Rome?

Rome is approximately 555 miles (895 km) away from Sofia.

Where do I depart from Sofia? Where do I arrive in Rome?

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from Sofia Airport to Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Most travelers take a bus from София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara) to Rome, Tiburtina Station.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Sofia to Rome?

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

  • You can travel from Sofia to Rome by flight with ryanair sun. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $25 (€20) with ryanair sun from Sofia to Rome.
  • You can travel from Sofia to Rome by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $146 (€116) with Flixbus from Sofia to Rome.
Can I find a direct route to Rome from Sofia?

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

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

Direct services to Rome 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 journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Sofia to Rome?
Omio customers who travel from Sofia to Rome often also extend their vacation to go to Milan, Florence or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Rome and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Sofia to Rome one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $25 (€20) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $146 (€116) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Sofia
Rome
Sofia
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Sofia, Busbahnhof am Hbf.
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Sofia, ZOB Trafikmarket
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