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Travel Information between Sofia and Rome

distanceDistance555 miles (895 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$24 - $139
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $24 (€20) • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $24 (€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 $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are ryanair sun or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Sofia to Rome.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Rome, Italy from Sofia, Bulgaria currently allowed?

Travel from Sofia, Bulgaria to Rome, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Rome from Sofia restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Rome, Italy from Sofia?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Rome, Italy?

The government of Italy 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 11/30/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Sofia to Rome closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Sofia, Bulgaria from Rome, Italy due to COVID-19?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Sofia, Bulgaria from Rome, Italy?

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

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

  • 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 11/29/21. 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 Rome here.

How do I get from Sofia to Rome?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Rome is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $24 (€20) compared to other travel options to Rome:

Taking a flight is about $115 (€96) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $139 (€116) for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Sofia to Rome?

The fastest way from Sofia to Rome is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.

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

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

What is the distance from Sofia to Rome?

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

When traveling to Rome from Sofia, what are the departure and arrival points in Sofia and Rome?

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Sofia Airport and tend to arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara) and tend to arrive in Rome, Termini (G).
Which travel companies can take me from Sofia to Rome?

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

  • You can take a flight from Sofia to Rome with ryanair sun. Cheap tickets can be found for $24 (€20) with ryanair sun from Sofia to Rome.
  • You can travel by bus between Sofia and Rome with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Sofia to Rome tickets for $139 (€116) on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Sofia and Rome?

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

  • You'll find direct flights 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 is another destination I should add to my tour from Sofia to Rome?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Sofia to Rome often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Sofia and Rome itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Rome and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets between Sofia and Rome online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $24 (€20) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $139 (€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.

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