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There are 9 ways to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) by plane, bus, train, shuttle, night train or car

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Fly Sofia to Lisbon  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Lisbon (LIS) SOF - LIS

€40 - €210

8 alternative options

Fly Sofia to Badajoz, bus  •  12h 7m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Badajoz (BJZ) SOF - BJZ
  2. Take the bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Airport

€57 - €192

Fly Sofia to Faro, train  •  12h 45m

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Faro (FAO) SOF - FAO
  2. Take the train from Faro to Lisboa - Oriente

€54 - €198

Shuttle to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Lisbon  •  12h 8m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sofia to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Lisbon (LIS) OTP - LIS

€178 - €317

Bus  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Lisbon

€118 - €179

Bus via Sofia Mladost 1  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Lisbon Gare do Oriente

€117 - €122

Bus, night train  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Saint-Sébastien
  2. Take the night train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisboa - Oriente Trenhotel Surexpreso

€163 - €269

Bus via Seville  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Sevilla
  2. Take the bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Lisbon Airport

€144 - €202

Drive  •  33h 6m

  1. Drive from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) 3536.7 km

€420 - €650

Sofia (SOF) to Lisbon (LIS) flights

The flight time between Sofia (SOF) and Lisbon (LIS) is around 7h 16m and covers a distance of around 2758 km. The fastest flight normally takes 4h 15m. Services are operated by Bulgaria Air, Wizz Air, Lufthansa and others. Typically 59 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
7h 16m
Fastest flight journey time:
4h 15m
Flight distance:
2758 km
Flights per week:
59
Cheapest price:
€39
Carbon emissions:
559 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:50
Last flight departs at:
20:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sofia (SOF) to Lisbon (LIS) flight schedules

Bulgaria → Portugal
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International entry into Portugal from Bulgaria

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Portugal, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area

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Conditions of entry into Portugal from Bulgaria

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 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 applies to arrivals from Bulgaria
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Portugal: Azores, Madeira
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Brazil, India, Nepal and South Africa
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States 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 applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Portugal

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Considerations leaving from Bulgaria

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Portugal from Bulgaria.

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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 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 808 24 24 24.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 808 24 24 24.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Bulgaria from Portugal.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which costs $50 - $250 and takes 4h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which takes 4h 15m and costs $50 - $250.

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The distance between Sofia Airport (SOF) and Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 2758 km. The road distance is 3536.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 6h and costs $140 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to fly from Sofia (SOF) to Lisbon (LIS), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is to fly which takes 4h 15m and costs $50 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $220 and takes 2 days 6h.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 15m.

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Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 2h behind Sofia Airport (SOF). It is currently 7:14 PM in Sofia Airport (SOF) and 5:14 PM in Lisbon Airport (LIS).

Yes, the driving distance between Sofia Airport (SOF) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) is 3537 km. It takes approximately 33h 6m to drive from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Lisbon Airport (LIS).

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Bulgaria Air, Wizz Air, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Lisbon Airport (LIS).
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  • Distance: 2758.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Sofia Airport (SOF), Bulgaria and Lisbon Airport (LIS), Portugal?

Bulgaria Air, Wizz Air and eight other airlines fly from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Lisbon Airport (LIS) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Sofia to Lisbon once a week. Tickets cost €110 - €160 and the journey takes 2 days 5h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sofia to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €480
Flights from Sofia to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €480
Flights from Sofia to Faro via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Flights from Sofia to Faro via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €800
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €390
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Lisbon via Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €140
Flights from Sofia to Faro via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Sofia to Faro via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Flights from Sofia to Faro via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€35 - €190
Flights from Sofia to Faro via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €220
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €220
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€22 - €220
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Sofia to Badajoz via Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €260
Flights from Sofia to Badajoz via Munich, Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Flights from Sofia to Badajoz via Frankfurt, Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €800
Flights from Sofia to Badajoz via Rome Ciampino, Madrid
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €150
Flights from Sofia to Badajoz via Milan Bergamo, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €160
Flights from Sofia to Badajoz via Barcelona, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Sofia to Badajoz via Frankfurt, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €800
Flights from Sofia to Badajoz via Rome Ciampino, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€28 - €150
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €300
Flights from Sofia to Faro via Rome
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €270
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Sofia to Badajoz via Milan Bergamo, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Flights from Sofia to Badajoz via Munich, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €800
Flights from Sofia to Badajoz via Vienna, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Sofia to Badajoz via Frankfurt, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €850
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Lisbon via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €750
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sofia to Lisbon via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€200 - €800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Sofia to Faro via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Sofia to Faro via Manchester
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€140 - €420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Sofia to Faro via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Sofia to Faro via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€210 - €450
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lisbon via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €440
Train operators
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Faro to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€21 - €30
Night train from Donostia / San Sebastián to Lisboa - Oriente
Ave. Duration
13h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€75 - €110
Bus operators
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Badajoz to Lisbon Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Book at
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Sevilla Santa Justa to Lisbon Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €45
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
Atlas Taxi
Phone
+359 89 345 5533
Email
info@atlastaxi.eu
Website
atlastaxi.eu
Shuttle from Sofia to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€150 - €190
Book at
Atlas Taxi
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2 days 5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Donastia / San Sebastian
Ave. Duration
36h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Sofia to Lisbon Gare do Oriente
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€113
Schedules at
dary.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Saint-Sébastien
Ave. Duration
43h 47m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€290 - €370
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to San Sebastián
Ave. Duration
40h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Yubim
Bus from Sofia to Sevilla
Ave. Duration
2 days 6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€120 - €150
Website
Yubim

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