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Travelers usually depart from Manchester, Manchester Coach Station, Manchester - Shudehill Interchange, Manchester-Failsworth, or Manchester-New Moston when they travel from Manchester to Sofia. Book your trip to arrive at Sofia, Sofia Central Bus Station, Sofia Train Station, Sofia Bus and Coach Station Poduyane, or Sofia - Ovcha Kupel. The distance between Manchester and Sofia is 2231 km. The most popular airlines for this route are easyJet, Wizz Air, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, and Turkish Airlines. Manchester and Sofia have 328 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Manchester to Sofia

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
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Austrian AirlinesAUAOSYesOpens 47 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
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Bulgaria COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Bulgaria – 11/2022
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Most travelers from Manchester, MAN can enter Bulgaria, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Bulgaria in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Manchester to Sofia?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Manchester and Sofia takes around 3.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Manchester and Sofia?
The flight distance between Manchester and Sofia is 2231 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Manchester and Sofia?
Several carriers operate flights between Manchester and Sofia. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include easyJet.
What are the most popular routes to and from Manchester?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Manchester and Istanbul, Barcelona, Rome, Lisbon, Málaga, Alicante, Athens, Madrid, Paris, London, Milan, Budapest, Brussels, Amsterdam, New York, Palma, Majorca, Dublin, Malta, Faro, Antalya.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sofia?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sofia and London, Dublin, Athens, Edinburgh, Reykjavik, Birmingham, Toronto, Bristol, Liverpool, Montreal, Tel Aviv, Prague, Malta, Budapest, Glasgow, Riga, Tallinn, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Lisbon.
What airports are near Manchester?
The main airport in Manchester is Manchester. It is also served by London Stansted, Luton, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool John Lennon, Leeds Bradford, East Midlands, Newcastle, Isle of Man.
What airports are near Sofia?
The main airport in Sofia is Sofia. It is also served by Sofia, Skopje Alexander the Great, Niš Constantine the Great, Plovdiv.
What buses and trains depart from Manchester?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Manchester, including National Express.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Manchester and Sofia?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Manchester and Sofia thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Manchester and Sofia can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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