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Helsinki to Sofia flights

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  • Flights to Sofia from £196
Flight DurationFlights between Helsinki and Sofia take, on average, 4 h and 54 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Helsinki with Sofia found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, December is the busiest time to fly from Helsinki to Sofia
Best time to bookAccording to real data October is the most popular time to book a flight to Sofia when departing from Helsinki

Cheap last minute flights to Sofia

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Departure Wed, 04 Aug Return Sun, 08 Aug
HEL Helsinki
SOF Sofia
return from £199
Departure Sat, 21 Aug Return Fri, 27 Aug
HEL Helsinki
SOF Sofia
return from £196
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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 28 July 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
70%

Trains in Sofia are 70% cheaper than in Helsinki.

Helsinki
£2.4
Sofia
£0.7
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
53%

A meal in Sofia is 53% cheaper than a meal in Helsinki.

Helsinki
£11.13
Sofia
£5.26
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
91%

A taxi fare in Sofia is 91% cheaper than in Helsinki.

Helsinki
£5.05
Sofia
£0.44
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
67%

Coffee in Sofia is 67% cheaper than in Helsinki.

Helsinki
£3.42
Sofia
£1.14
Helsinki airports
  • ( Helsinki Vantaa (HEL)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Helsinki Malmi (HEM)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
Sofia airports
  • ( Sofia Intl (SOF)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 1208 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Helsinki to Sofia

😷 Is it safe to travel from Helsinki 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 Helsinki. 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 Helsinki to Sofia at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Helsinki to Sofia is 196£. 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 Helsinki?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Sofia costs an average of 0.44 GBP, 91% cheaper than Helsinki, with a fare of 5.05 GBP, while train tickets costs 71% less in Sofia: 0.70 GBP against 2.40 GBP in Helsinki. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.26 GBP in Sofia, 53% less than the 11.13 GBP in Helsinki. The price of the coffee is around 67% cheaper in Sofia, with an average of 1.14 GBP, while in Helsinki the coffee costs 3.42 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Helsinki to Sofia?
The most popular months to book a trip from Helsinki to Sofia are October, February and May, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Helsinki to Sofia?
The best time of the year to go to Sofia when flying from Helsinki 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 Helsinki in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, March and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Helsinki -  Sofia.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Helsinki to Sofia?
The total flight time between Helsinki and Sofia is of around 04:54 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,704 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 Helsinki?
While in Helsinki the temperatures can reach an average of 26.96 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 -15.49 ºC average degrees reported in Helsinki. During the winter period, Helsinki can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Sofia have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Helsinki to Sofia are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Helsinki to Sofia are:
  • Finnair, stoping in Zurich for 85 minutes minimun.
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