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Sofia to Athens flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Sofia and Athens take, on average, 1 h and 21 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Sofia with Athens found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Sofia Intl is the departure airport operating flights between Sofia and Athens
Arriving AirportFlights departing Sofia with Athens as destination arrives at E. Venizelos

Cheap last minute flights to Athens

Latest deals and top flight routes from Sofia airports.

Departure Thu, 07 Oct Return Fri, 08 Oct
SOF Sofia
ATH Athens
return from £69
Departure Tue, 19 Oct Return Thu, 21 Oct
SOF Sofia
ATH Athens
return from £69
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.17 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.87 GBP
Last checked on 22 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
70%

Trains are 70% more expensive in Athens than in Sofia.

Sofia
£0.7
Athens
£1.19
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
62%

The average meal is 62% more expensive in Athens than in Sofia.

Sofia
£5.25
Athens
£8.53
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
471%

Taxis are 471% more expensive in Athens than in Sofia.

Sofia
£0.52
Athens
£2.97
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
99%

Coffee is 99% more expensive in Athens than in Sofia.

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

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Sofia to Athens

😷 Is it safe to travel from Sofia to Athens 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 Greece may apply when travelling from Sofia. 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 Sofia to Athens at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Sofia to Athens is 69£. 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 Athens expensive to visit compared to Sofia?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Athens costs an average of 2.98 GBP, 521% more expensive than Sofia, with a fare of 0.48 GBP, while train tickets costs 71% more in Athens: 1.20 GBP against 0.70 GBP in Sofia. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 8.58 GBP in Athens, 40% more than the 6.13 GBP in Sofia. The price of the coffee is around 117% more expensive in Athens, with an average of 2.49 GBP , while in Sofia the coffee costs 1.15 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Sofia to Athens?
The most popular months to book a trip from Sofia to Athens are November, October and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Sofia to Athens?
The best time of the year to go to Athens when flying from Sofia 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 Athens from Sofia in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, April, May and October are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Sofia -  Athens.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Sofia to Athens?
The total flight time between Sofia and Athens is of around 01:21 hours on average, considering an average distance of 540 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 Athens compared to Sofia?
While in Sofia the temperatures can reach an average of 32.9 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Athens's temperatures can go up to 35.31 ºC during the hot season, with 5.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.15 ºC in Athens, compared to the -13.21 ºC average degrees reported in Sofia. During the winter period, Sofia can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Athens have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Sofia and Athens?
The main airport route flying between Sofia and Athens is: Sofia Intl (SOF) to E. Venizelos (ATH). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Aegean Airlines.
  • Ryanair.
  • Bulgaria Air.
Airlines with indirect flights from Sofia to Athens are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Sofia to Athens are:
  • Alitalia, stoping in Rome for 110 minutes minimun.
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