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There are 7 ways to get from Milan to Pernik by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Milan Bergamo, train  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Sofia (SOF) BGY - SOF
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Pernik

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Fly from Milan Linate  •  7h 58m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Sofia (SOF) LIN - SOF

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Sofia (SOF) MXP - SOF

Train to Bologna, fly, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Sofia (SOF) BLQ - SOF
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Pernik

Bus  •  22h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Milano to Sofia

Bus via Sofia  •  23h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Sofia

Drive  •  13h 26m

  1. Drive from Milan to Pernik 1426.8 km
Italy → Bulgaria
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International entry into Bulgaria from Italy

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Bulgaria from Italy

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Bulgaria

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Bulgaria is currently allowed from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pernik is 02 807 87 57.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pernik is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Pernik is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 02 807 87 57.

No, returning to Italy from Bulgaria is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 29 Aug 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Milan to Pernik is to fly and train, which costs €30 - €320 and takes 6h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Pernik is to fly and train which costs €30 - €320 and takes 6h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Pernik. However, there are services departing from Milano and arriving at Pernik via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 15m.

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The distance between Milan and Pernik is 1150 km. The road distance is 1426.8 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Pernik without a car is to bus which takes 22h 15m and costs €110 - €150.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Milan to Pernik, including transfers.

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Milan to Pernik bus services, operated by Yubim, depart from Milano station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Pernik is to fly which takes 7h 58m and costs €60 - €440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €110 - €150 and takes 22h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Milan Bergamo Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Milan to Pernik bus services, operated by Yubim, arrive at Sofia station.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Pernik.
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  • Distance: 1150 km
  • Duration: 6h 18m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Pernik, Bulgaria?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and seven other airlines fly from Milan to Pernik hourly. Alternatively, Yubim operates a bus from Milano to Sofia 4 times a week. Tickets cost $110 - $140 and the journey takes 21h 30m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Milan Linate to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Bologna to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$17 - $390
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sofia via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$17 - $390
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Catania
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Flights from Bologna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $200
Flights from Milan Linate to Sofia via Naples
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Catania
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Bologna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$28 - $230
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Sofia via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Sofia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$18 - $25
Base Standard
$35 - $50
Base Premium
$40 - $65
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$19 - $27
Smart Low Cost
$16 - $24
Smart Flex
$35 - $50
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$13 - $19
Bus operators
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Milano to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Website
Yubim
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Milan to Sofia
Ave. Duration
22h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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Pernik is 1h ahead of Milan. It is currently 12:28 AM in Milan and 1:28 AM in Pernik.

Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Pernik is 1427 km. It takes approximately 13h 26m to drive from Milan to Pernik.

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Wizz Air and Ryanair offer flights from Milan Bergamo Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Pernik. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Bergamo Airport is to shuttle which takes 50 min and costs €6 - €35.

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