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Bulgaria: COVID-19 Travel Information

Information for flying from the UK to Bulgaria

This information is provided for customers flying to Bulgaria from the UK. From here you can see the latest infection numbers, entry requirements, travel restrictions, and availability for flights and hotels.

Current Time in Sofia: 24 Oct 2020 07:29 pm
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Currently in Sofia it is 13ยฐC with clear sky

COVID-19 Statistics

Total Cases 36,519
New Cases 1,589
Population 6,931,771
Last Updated 24 Oct 2020 05:27pm

Travel Availability

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Entry Requirements

Tests For some origins (Book Online)
Quarantine For some origins
Mask Required
Public Transportation Operating
Restaurants Open for outdoor seating
Disclaimer: The information on this page is provided by a third-party and therefore we can not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information. It is imperative that you confirm entry restrictions, either from the UK Government website, or your travel operator.

Travel

General:

Bulgaria's borders are open for some countries, and domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted.

Can I travel to Bulgaria?

Citizens and residents of the following countries can travel to Bulgaria, with restrictions on some origins:
  • EU countries
  • Schengen countries
  • Albania ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
  • Australia ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ
  • Andorra ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ
  • Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ
  • Canada ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
  • Georgia ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ช
  • Israel ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
  • Japan ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต
  • Kosovo ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
  • Kuwait ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ
  • Moldova ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
  • Montenegro ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช
  • New Zealand ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
  • North Macedonia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
  • Rwanda ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ
  • San Marino ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฒ
  • Serbia ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ธ
  • South Korea ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท
  • Thailand ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ
  • Tunisia ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ
  • Turkey ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท
  • Ukraine ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
  • UK ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง
  • United Arab Emirates ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช
  • Uruguay ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡พ
Transit flights through Bulgaria are subject to the same limitations.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Bulgaria?

Anyone entering Bulgaria from the following countries will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test or quarantine for 14 days in a government facility:
  • Albania ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
  • North Macedonia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
  • Kosovo ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ
  • Montenegro ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช
  • Moldova ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
  • Kuwait ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ
  • Israel ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
  • Ukraine ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Bulgaria?

Anyone entering Bulgaria from the following countries will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test or quarantine for 14 days in a government facility:
  • Albania ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
  • North Macedonia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
  • Kosovo ๐Ÿ‡ฝ๐Ÿ‡ฐ
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฆ
  • Montenegro ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ช
  • Moldova ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฉ
  • Kuwait ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ
  • Israel ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ
  • Ukraine ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Is public transportation open in Bulgaria?

Public transportation in Bulgaria is operating.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Bulgaria?

Restaurants, cafes and bars are open under social distancing restrictions.

Are businesses and attractionsย open in Bulgaria?

Non-essential businesses and attractions in Bulgaria are open under social distancing restrictions.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Bulgaria?

Wearing a face mask is required in all public places.--Sources:
    1. https://bg.usembassy.gov/novel-coronavirus-covid-19-information/
    2. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/bulgaria