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Budapest to Sofia flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Budapest and Sofia take, on average, 1 h and 37 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Budapest with Sofia found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Ferihegy is the departure airport operating flights between Budapest and Sofia
Arriving AirportFlights departing Budapest with Sofia as destination arrives at Sofia Intl

Cheap last minute flights to Sofia

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Departure Tue, 02 Nov Return Sun, 07 Nov
BUD Budapest
SOF Sofia
return from £21
Departure Sun, 14 Nov Return Thu, 18 Nov
BUD Budapest
SOF Sofia
return from £22
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 2.3 BGN
British Pound Sterling Bulgarian Lev
1 BGN = 0.44 GBP
Last checked on 21 October 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Sofia are 16% cheaper than in Budapest.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Sofia is 2% cheaper than a meal in Budapest.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Sofia is 67% cheaper than in Budapest.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Sofia is 1% cheaper than in Budapest.

Budapest airports
  • ( Ferihegy (BUD)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
Sofia airports
  • ( Sofia Intl (SOF)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 391 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Budapest to Sofia

😷 Is it safe to travel from Budapest 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 Budapest. 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 Budapest to Sofia at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Budapest to Sofia is 21£. 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 Budapest?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Sofia costs an average of 0.52 GBP, 68% cheaper than Budapest, with a fare of 1.65 GBP, while train tickets costs 16% less in Sofia: 0.70 GBP against 0.83 GBP in Budapest. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.22 GBP in Sofia, 4% less than the 5.42 GBP in Budapest. The price of the coffee is around 1% more expensive in Sofia, with an average of 1.23 GBP , while in Budapest the coffee costs 1.22 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Budapest to Sofia?
The most popular months to book a trip from Budapest to Sofia are July, June and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Budapest to Sofia?
The best time of the year to go to Sofia when flying from Budapest depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Sofia from Budapest in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, November and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Budapest -  Sofia.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Budapest to Sofia?
The total flight time between Budapest and Sofia is of around 01:37 hours on average, considering an average distance of 758 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 Budapest?
While in Budapest the temperatures can reach an average of 33.95 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 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 -9.36 ºC average degrees reported in Budapest. During the winter period, Budapest can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Sofia have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Budapest and Sofia?
The main airport route flying between Budapest and Sofia is: Ferihegy (BUD) to Sofia Intl (SOF). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Wizz Air.
  • Lot Polish Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Budapest to Sofia are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Budapest to Sofia are:
  • Bulgaria Air, stoping in Prague for 75 minutes minimun.
  • Alitalia / ITA, with 95 minutes scale in Rome.
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