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Bucharest to Sofia flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Bucharest and Sofia take, on average, 1 hour and 17 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Bucharest with Sofia found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Otopeni International is the departure airport operating flights between Bucharest and Sofia
Arriving AirportFlights departing Bucharest with Sofia as destination arrives at Sofia Intl

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Departure Thu, 01 Jul Return Mon, 05 Jul
BUH Bucharest
SOF Sofia
return from £99
Departure Wed, 14 Jul Return Wed, 21 Jul
BUH Bucharest
SOF Sofia
return from £120
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 2.27 BGN
British Pound Sterling Bulgarian Lev
1 BGN = 0.45 GBP
Last checked on 23 June 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
170%

Trains are 170% more expensive in Sofia than in Bucharest.

Bucharest
£0.26
Sofia
£0.7
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
14%

A meal in Sofia is 14% cheaper than a meal in Bucharest.

Bucharest
£6.11
Sofia
£5.27
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
26%

Taxis are 26% more expensive in Sofia than in Bucharest.

Bucharest
£0.35
Sofia
£0.44
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
34%

Coffee in Sofia is 34% cheaper than in Bucharest.

Bucharest
£1.75
Sofia
£1.16
Bucharest airports
  • ( Otopeni International (OTP)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Baneasa (BBU)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
Sofia airports
  • ( Sofia Intl (SOF)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 183 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Bucharest to Sofia

😷 Is it safe to travel from Bucharest 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 Bucharest. 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 Bucharest to Sofia at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Bucharest to Sofia is 99£. 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 Bucharest?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Sofia costs an average of 0.42 GBP, 20% more expensive than Bucharest, with a fare of 0.35 GBP, while train tickets costs 163% more in Sofia: 0.71 GBP against 0.27 GBP in Bucharest. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.30 GBP in Sofia, 14% less than the 6.18 GBP in Bucharest. The price of the coffee is around 34% cheaper in Sofia, with an average of 1.16 GBP, while in Bucharest the coffee costs 1.76 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Bucharest to Sofia?
The most popular months to book a trip from Bucharest to Sofia are October, May and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Bucharest to Sofia?
The best time of the year to go to Sofia when flying from Bucharest depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, October is the top 1º month to fly to Sofia from Bucharest in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, September and December are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Bucharest -  Sofia.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Bucharest to Sofia?
The total flight time between Bucharest and Sofia is of around 01:17 hours on average, considering an average distance of 313 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 Bucharest?
While in Bucharest the temperatures can reach an average of 35.26 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 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 -11.81 ºC average degrees reported in Bucharest. During the winter period, Bucharest can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Sofia have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Bucharest and Sofia?
The main airport route flying between Bucharest and Sofia is: Otopeni International (OTP) to Sofia Intl (SOF). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Tarom.
Airlines with indirect flights from Bucharest to Sofia are:
  • Turkish Airlines, with 115 minutes scale in Istanbul.
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