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Athens to Sofia flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Athens and Sofia take, on average, 1 h and 19 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Athens with Sofia found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport E. Venizelos is the departure airport operating flights between Athens and Sofia
Arriving AirportFlights departing Athens with Sofia as destination arrives at Sofia Intl

Cheap last minute flights to Sofia

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Departure Thu, 30 Sep Return Mon, 04 Oct
ATH Athens
SOF Sofia
return from £62
Departure Thu, 14 Oct Return Sun, 17 Oct
ATH Athens
SOF Sofia
return from £69
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 2.28 BGN
British Pound Sterling Bulgarian Lev
1 BGN = 0.45 GBP
Last checked on 23 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
40%

Trains in Sofia are 40% cheaper than in Athens.

Athens
£1.19
Sofia
£0.7
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
38%

A meal in Sofia is 38% cheaper than a meal in Athens.

Athens
£8.53
Sofia
£5.25
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
82%

A taxi fare in Sofia is 82% cheaper than in Athens.

Athens
£2.97
Sofia
£0.52
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
50%

Coffee in Sofia is 50% cheaper than in Athens.

Athens
£2.41
Sofia
£1.21
Athens airports
  • ( E. Venizelos (ATH)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
Sofia airports
  • ( Sofia Intl (SOF)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 327 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Athens to Sofia

😷 Is it safe to travel from Athens to Sofia during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Bulgaria may apply when travelling from Athens. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Athens to Sofia at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Athens to Sofia is 62£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Sofia expensive to visit compared to Athens?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Sofia costs an average of 0.48 GBP, 84% cheaper than Athens, with a fare of 2.98 GBP, while train tickets costs 42% less in Sofia: 0.70 GBP against 1.20 GBP in Athens. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.13 GBP in Sofia, 29% less than the 8.58 GBP in Athens. The price of the coffee is around 54% cheaper in Sofia, with an average of 1.15 GBP, while in Athens the coffee costs 2.49 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Athens to Sofia?
The most popular months to book a trip from Athens to Sofia are October, November and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Athens to Sofia?
The best time of the year to go to Sofia when flying from Athens depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Sofia from Athens in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, March and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Athens -  Sofia.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Athens to Sofia?
The total flight time between Athens and Sofia is of around 01:19 hours on average, considering an average distance of 545 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Sofia compared to Athens?
While in Athens the temperatures can reach an average of 35.31 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 5.3 mm ,Sofia's temperatures can go up to 32.9 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -13.21 ºC in Sofia, compared to the 2.15 ºC average degrees reported in Athens. During the winter period, Athens can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Sofia have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Athens and Sofia?
The main airport route flying between Athens and Sofia is: E. Venizelos (ATH) to Sofia Intl (SOF). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Aegean Airlines.
  • Ryanair.
  • Bulgaria Air.
Airlines with indirect flights from Athens to Sofia are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Athens to Sofia are:
  • Turkish Airlines, stoping in Istanbul for 140 minutes minimun.
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