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Manchester to Sofia

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2 suggested routes to go from Manchester to Sofia by flight, train, car, bus

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How to go from Manchester to Sofia ?

Trip Manchester Sofia

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance1383 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Manchester to Sofia? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling, trains and flights to get to Sofia. Simply enter your travel date to Sofia and Vivanoda does the rest. Finally, use the filters and sorting options to refine the results.

You'll mainly use the trains, flights, carpooling and buses of British Airways, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Wizzair,, Thomas Cook Airlines UK or Ryanair to reach Sofia.

Read more information about each means of transport:

Manchester to Sofia bus

Unfortunately, there is no direct bus route Manchester Sofia and there is no way to get you to Sofia from Manchester only by bus. You will have to change modes of transport and use other lines by flight, rail or carpooling.

Bus stops in Manchester

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in Manchester from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Manchester

Train Manchester to Sofia

Is there a direct train for the Manchester-Sofia route?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Manchester to Sofia without making any changes.

Manchester Sofia train companies

The train company that operates this journey is Virgin Trains.
Virgin Trains Manchester Sofia

Railway stations from Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Cheap flights from Manchester to Sofia

Here's a few tips that can be useful to help you get the best deals to fly from Manchester to Sofia:

  • Don't wait the day before your trip to book the Manchester Sofia flight as prices should be very high. Most of the time, this is the number one yield management rule: cheapest price are available long time before departure (this targets leisure customers who are used to booking early).
  • Prefer flying to Sofia on a weekday (Monday to Thursday) and be flexible. Fares are different whether the flight is scheduled early in the morning or late in the evening. It is thus recommended to have an important degree of flexibility.
  • It is often cheaper to fly the Manchester-Sofia route on connected flights.

Which airlines operate the Manchester to Sofia flights ?

Thomas Cook Airlines UK, and Easyjet are the 3 airlines to serve the air route Manchester Sofia in direct flight.
Thomas Cook Airlines UK Manchester Manchester SofiaEasyjet Manchester Sofia

Departure airport in Manchester

  • MAN Manchester International

Destination airport in Sofia

  • SOF Vrazhdebna

Carpool from Manchester to Sofia

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Manchester-Sofia with other travellers looking for the same route. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get Manchester-Sofia rides searching three days in advance than one month. Good option for lastminute stay in Sofia!

Before you book your Manchester-Sofia ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. To avoid any money chats with the drivers, you pay your ride online.

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