Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Sofia, Bulgaria

Location:  Bulgaria

Event:  Air Travel: Sofia flights information for April 1-2, 2020

To assist U.S. citizens considering departure from Bulgaria, the U.S. Embassy in Sofia will share information we receive from airlines regarding flights currently operating from Sofia airport.  Please be advised that this information is subject to change at short notice.

Flights on Wednesday, April 1, 2020

  • Wizz Air – London 06:00
  • Bulgaria Air – Amsterdam 07:10
  • Wizz air – Dortmund 07:10
  • Wizz air – London 11:35
  • Wizz air – London 19:45

Flights on Thursday, April 2, 2020

  • Wizz Air – London 06:00
  • Bulgaria Air – Amsterdam 07:10
  • Bulgaria Air – Paris 07:10
  • Bulgaria Air – Zurich 07:20
  • Bulgaria Air – Madrid 08:35
  • Bulgaria Air – Prague 10:20
  • Wizz air – London 11:35
  • Bulgaria Air – Brussels 17:55
  • Wizz air – London 19:45
  • British Airways – London 20:40

You may also monitor flight status on the Sofia Airport flight departures page.

  • Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation and its accompanying travel restrictions, air travel options between Bulgaria and the United States have been decreasing.  Many travelers in Bulgaria have reported unexpected flight cancellations and limited flight availability.
  • The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for Covid-19.
  • U.S. citizens who are not prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period should arrange for immediate return to the United States.
  • U.S. citizens planning to return to the United States are urged to work with their airlines to make travel arrangements while flights are still available.  If your travel has been disrupted, please contact your airline.
  • Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice.
  • U.S. citizens who need assistance should contact the American Citizen Services Section at

Actions to take:

Contact Information:

  • U.S. Embassy Sofia, Bulgaria
    +359-2-937-5100 (business hours)
    +359-2-937-5101 (after hours—emergencies only—arrest, death, or danger to the safety and security of U.S. citizens)
  • State Department – Consular Affairs
    888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
  • Bulgaria Country Information
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