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Riga to Sofia flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Riga and Sofia take, on average, 4 h and 6 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Riga 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 Riga to Sofia
Best time to bookAccording to real data July is the most popular time to book a flight to Sofia when departing from Riga

Cheap last minute flights to Sofia

Latest deals and top flight routes from Riga airports.

Departure Fri, 29 Oct Return Tue, 02 Nov
RIX Riga
SOF Sofia
return from £131
Departure Thu, 18 Nov Return Sun, 21 Nov
RIX Riga
SOF Sofia
return from £110
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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 34% cheaper than in Riga.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Sofia is 32% cheaper than a meal in Riga.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Sofia is 70% cheaper than in Riga.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Sofia is 47% cheaper than in Riga.

Riga airports
  • ( Riga (RIX)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ( Skulte (RSC)
    How far from city centre: 28 miles
Sofia airports
  • ( Sofia Intl (SOF)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 986 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Riga to Sofia

😷 Is it safe to travel from Riga 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 Riga. 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 Riga to Sofia at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Riga to Sofia is 110£. 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 Riga?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Sofia costs an average of 0.56 GBP, 69% cheaper than Riga, with a fare of 1.81 GBP, while train tickets costs 35% less in Sofia: 0.69 GBP against 1.06 GBP in Riga. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.21 GBP in Sofia, 32% less than the 7.65 GBP in Riga. The price of the coffee is around 47% cheaper in Sofia, with an average of 1.23 GBP, while in Riga the coffee costs 2.30 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Riga to Sofia?
The most popular months to book a trip from Riga to Sofia are July, November and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Riga to Sofia?
The best time of the year to go to Sofia when flying from Riga 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 Riga in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, February and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Riga -  Sofia.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Riga to Sofia?
The total flight time between Riga and Sofia is of around 04:06 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,341 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 Riga?
While in Riga the temperatures can reach an average of 27.96 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 2.3 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 -12.49 ºC average degrees reported in Riga. During the winter period, Riga can register 1.6 mm precipitation, while Sofia have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Riga to Sofia are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Riga to Sofia are:
  • Bulgaria Air, stoping in Vienna for 100 minutes minimun.
  • airBaltic, with 95 minutes scale in Vienna.
  • airBaltic, with 95 minutes scale in Vienna.
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