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Sofia to Bucharest flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Sofia and Bucharest take, on average, 1 h and 13 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Sofia with Bucharest found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Sofia Intl is the departure airport operating flights between Sofia and Bucharest
Arriving AirportFlights departing Sofia with Bucharest as destination arrives at Otopeni International

Cheap last minute flights to Bucharest

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Departure Tue, 26 Oct Return Fri, 29 Oct
SOF Sofia
BUH Bucharest
return from £29
Departure Wed, 10 Nov Return Tue, 16 Nov
SOF Sofia
BUH Bucharest
return from £120
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.91 RON
British Pound Sterling Romanian Leu
1 RON = 0.17 GBP
Last checked on 18 October 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
38%

Trains in Bucharest are 38% cheaper than in Sofia.

Sofia
£0.69
Bucharest
£0.43
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
15%

The average meal is 15% more expensive in Bucharest than in Sofia.

Sofia
£5.18
Bucharest
£5.97
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
37%

A taxi fare in Bucharest is 37% cheaper than in Sofia.

Sofia
£0.54
Bucharest
£0.34
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
45%

Coffee is 45% more expensive in Bucharest than in Sofia.

Sofia
£1.21
Bucharest
£1.76
Sofia airports
  • ( Sofia Intl (SOF)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
Bucharest airports
  • ( Baneasa (BBU)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Otopeni International (OTP)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
K Distance: 183 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Sofia to Bucharest

😷 Is it safe to travel from Sofia to Bucharest 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 Romania 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 Bucharest at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Sofia to Bucharest is 29£. 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 Bucharest expensive to visit compared to Sofia?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Bucharest costs an average of 0.34 GBP, 35% cheaper than Sofia, with a fare of 0.52 GBP, while train tickets costs 39% less in Bucharest: 0.43 GBP against 0.70 GBP in Sofia. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.01 GBP in Bucharest, 15% more than the 5.22 GBP in Sofia. The price of the coffee is around 44% more expensive in Bucharest, with an average of 1.77 GBP , while in Sofia the coffee costs 1.23 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Sofia to Bucharest?
The most popular months to book a trip from Sofia to Bucharest are May, August and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Sofia to Bucharest?
The best time of the year to go to Bucharest when flying from Sofia 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 Bucharest from Sofia in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, November and July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Sofia -  Bucharest.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Sofia to Bucharest?
The total flight time between Sofia and Bucharest is of around 01:13 hours on average, considering an average distance of 340 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 Bucharest 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 ,Bucharest's temperatures can go up to 35.26 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -11.81 ºC in Bucharest, compared to the -13.21 ºC average degrees reported in Sofia. During the winter period, Sofia can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Bucharest have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Sofia and Bucharest?
The main airport route flying between Sofia and Bucharest is: Sofia Intl (SOF) to Otopeni International (OTP). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Tarom.
  • Bulgaria Air.
Airlines with indirect flights from Sofia to Bucharest are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Sofia to Bucharest are:
  • Turkish Airlines, stoping in Istanbul for 90 minutes minimun.
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