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There are 8 ways to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Rome Ciampino to Sofia, train  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Sofia (SOF) CIA - SOF
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Dupnitsa

$36 - $125

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Fly Rome Ciampino to Thessaloniki, bus  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Thessaloniki (SKG) CIA - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki station to Dupnitsa

$37 - $219

Fly Rome to Sofia, train  •  7h 29m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Sofia (SOF) FCO - SOF
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Dupnitsa

$46 - $187

Train, bus  •  26h 50m

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Dupnitsa Re / ...

$169 - $338

Train, bus via Trieste  •  27h 10m

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Trieste Centrale Fr
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Dupnitsa Re / ...

$156 - $345

Bus, train  •  27h 15m

  1. Take the Bus from Rome to Gostivar
  2. Take the bus from Gostivar to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  4. Take the train from Sofia to Dupnitsa Re / ...

$72 - $151

Bus  •  32h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Sofia

$229 - $304

Drive  •  16h 8m

  1. Drive from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa 1736.6 km

$260 - $380

Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa by bus and train

The journey time between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) and Dupnitsa is around 31h 5m and covers a distance of around 1449 km. The fastest journey normally takes 31h 5m. Operated by FlixBus, Prontobus, Durmo Tours and others, the Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa service departs from Rome Ciampino Airport and arrives in Dupnitsa. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
31h 5m
Fastest journey time:
31h 5m
Journey distance:
1449 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
$72
Carbon emissions:
174 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:25
Last service departs at:
08:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa bus and train schedules

Italy → Bulgaria
Partially open

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International entry into Bulgaria from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Andorra, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Guatemala, India, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Paraguay, Peru, Seychelles, South Africa, Spain, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, United Kingdom and Uruguay

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Conditions of entry into Bulgaria from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • 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)
This applies to arrivals from Italy
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Guatemala, India, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Paraguay, Peru, Seychelles, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • 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)
This doesn't apply to citizens of: Andorra, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Guatemala, India, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Paraguay, Peru, Seychelles, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Lithuania, Monaco, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Bulgaria

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Bulgaria from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dupnitsa is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dupnitsa 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, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Bulgaria.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa is to fly and train, which costs €30 - €110 and takes 4h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa is to fly and train which costs €30 - €110 and takes 4h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa. However, there are services departing from Rome Ciampino Airport and arriving at Dupnitsa via Roma, Sofia and Dolna Dikanya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 21m.

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The distance between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) and Dupnitsa is 870 km. The road distance is 1736.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa without a car is to train and bus which takes 26h 50m and costs €140 - €290.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa, including transfers.

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Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Roma station.

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The quickest flight from Rome Ciampino Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at Sofia station.

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Dupnitsa is 1h ahead of Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA). It is currently 2:42 AM in Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) and 3:42 AM in Dupnitsa.

Map of how to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa.
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  • Distance: 870.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 49m

What companies run services between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA), Italy and Dupnitsa, Bulgaria?

Georg operates a bus from Roma to Sofia once a week. Tickets cost $220 - $290 and the journey takes 28h 30m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $130
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$24 - $240
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Rome to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$17 - $160
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Rome to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $400
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$40 - $60
Base Standard
$75 - $110
Base Premium
$90 - $130
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$45 - $65
Base Standard
$70 - $100
Base Premium
$85 - $130
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 Rome Tiburtina to Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$35 - $55
Smart Low Cost
$30 - $50
Smart Flex
$70 - $100
Train from Rome Tiburtina to Trieste Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$30 - $45
Smart Low Cost
$30 - $45
Smart Flex
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Dupnitsa
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Venezia Mestre Station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17h 34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
Yubim
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Trieste to Sofia
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Roma to Sofia
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$220 - $290
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Durmo Tours
Phone
+389 42 217 370
Email
durmotours@yahoo.com
Website
durmotours.com.mk
Bus from Rome to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
durmotours.eu
Bus from Gostivar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
galeb.mk
Bus from Gostivar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
galeb.mk
DRD Turizem
Phone
+386 (0)51 224 222
Email
info@drd.si
Website
drd.si
Bus from Gostivar Central Bus Station to Skopje Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
DRD Turizem
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Transkop patnicki soobrakaj A.D. Bitola
Phone
+389 47 231 192
Website
transkop.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
transkop.mk

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa is 1737 km. It takes approximately 16h 8m to drive from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Dupnitsa.

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Ryanair offers flights from Rome Ciampino Airport to Sofia Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Rome Ciampino Airport (CIA) to Rome Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs €5 - €28.

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