Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Sofia, Bulgaria

Location:  Bulgaria

Event:  Air Travel: Sofia flights information for April 17-18, 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 Friday, April 17, 2020

  • Wizz Air – Dortmund 07:10
  • Bulgaria Air – Prague/Zurich 10:20
  • Bulgaria Air – Frankfurt/Berlin 12:35
  • Wizz Air – Eindhoven 14:00
  • Bulgaria Air – Brussels 15:20
  • Bulgaria Air – Vienna 19:25

Flights on Saturday, April 18, 2020

  • Bulgaria Air- London 08:50
  • Bulgaria Air – Amsterdam/Paris 09:50
  • Wizz Air – Lisbon 13:50
  • Bulgaria Air – Madrid/Barcelona 15:00

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.
  • S. citizens who are not prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period should arrange for immediate return to the United States.
  • 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.
  • S. citizens who need assistance should contact the American Citizen Services Section at

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