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Health Alert: Bulgaria, Sofia Flights for April 9-10

Event: Air Travel: Sofia flights information for April 9-10, 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 Thursday, April 9, 2020

  1. Wizz Air – London 06:00

  2. Bulgaria Air – Amsterdam 07:10

  3. Bulgaria Air – Paris 07:10

  4. Bulgaria Air – Madrid 10:10

  5. Wizz Air – London 11:35

  6. Air Dolomiti – Rome / Milan 14:20

  7. Wizz Air – London 19:45

  8. British Airways – London 20:40

Flights on Friday, April 10, 2020

  1. Wizz Air – London 06:00

  2. BH Air – Dubai 08:00

  3. Bulgaria Air – Zurich 08:10

  4. Bulgaria Air – Prague 10:20

  5. Wizz Air – London 11:35

  6. Bulgaria Air – Frankfurt 11:45

  7. Bulgaria Air – Berlin 14:00

  8. Wizz Air – Eindhoven 14:00

  9. Bulgaria Air – London 15:20

  10. Bulgaria Air – Brussels 17:55

  11. Bulgaria Air – Vienna 19:25

  12. Wizz Air – London 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 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 ACS_Sofia@state.gov.

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)
    ACS_Sofia@state.gov
    https://bg.usembassy.gov
  • State Department - Consular Affairs
  • 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
  • Bulgaria Country Information
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