Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Sofia, Bulgaria

Location:  Bulgaria
Event:  Air Travel: Sofia flights information for May 8-9, 2020 

International commercial flight options currently exist in Bulgaria.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The U.S. government does not anticipate arranging repatriation flights in Bulgaria at this time. 

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, May 8, 2020 

  1. Wizz Air – London 06:00
  2. Bulgaria Air – Amsterdam 07:10
  3. Bulgaria Air – Zurich/Prague 10:20
  4. Wizz Air – London 11:35
  5. Bulgaria Ar – Frankfurt 12:45
  6. Wizz Air – Eindhoven 14:00
  7. Bulgaria Air – Brussels/Berlin 14:45
  8. Bulgaria Air – London 15:20
  9. Wizz Air – Barcelona 19:20
  10. Bulgaria Air – Vienna 19:25
  11. Wizz Air – London 19:45

Flights on Saturday, May 9, 2020

  1. Wizz Air – London 06:00
  2. Bulgaria Air – London 06:40
  3. Bulgaria Air – Amsterdam 07:10
  4. Wizz Air – Dortmund 07:10
  5. Bulgaria Air – Paris 07:10
  6. Bulgaria Air – Rome 09:55
  7. Wizz Air -Lisbon 13:15
  8. Wizz Air – Munich 13:25
  9. Bulgaria Air – Madrid/Barcelona 15:00
  10. Wizz Air – Alicante 18:25
  11. Wizz Air – Copenhagen 19:45

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 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

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