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Sofia Istanbul
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Fri, 10 May SOF - SAW
Mon, 13 May SAW - SOF
£74 £70
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Wed, 26 Jun SOF - SAW
£27 £26
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Sofia Istanbul
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Mon, 06 May SOF - SAW
Wed, 08 May SAW - SOF
£68 £66
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Wed, 01 May SOF - IST
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£154
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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
37% Trains in Istanbul are 37% cheaper than in Sofia.
Sofia £0.7
Istanbul £0.44
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
20% A meal in Istanbul is 20% cheaper than a meal in Sofia.
Sofia £8.75
Istanbul £7.4
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 40.76 TRY
1 TRY = 0.03 GBP
Last checked on 13 April 2024
Distance: 314 miles
Sofia airports
Sofia Intl (SOF) How far from city centre: 4 miles
Istanbul airports
Istanbul Airport (IST) How far from city centre: 21 miles
Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) How far from city centre: 19 miles
Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) How far from city centre: 9 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Sofia to Istanbul

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1. What can I do to save money when booking flights from Sofia to Istanbul?

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By following these strategies, you can efficiently save money when booking flights from Sofia to Istanbul, ensuring a more economical and enjoyable journey.

2. Can the price of my tickets from Sofia to Istanbul change during the booking process?

Prices for tickets from Sofia to Istanbul may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

3. Can I book last-minute flights from Sofia to Istanbul on Opodo?

When booking a flight, you may encounter situations where your desired travel date is unavailable or the flight price has increased beyond your budget. Rest assured, Opodo offers a solution. Explore our last-minute flight deals to find affordable options, especially if you have flexibility with your travel dates. Whether you need to depart on short notice or simply want to discover the cheapest day to fly between Sofia and Istanbul, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

4. How to make my reservation through the Opodo search engine?

Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Sofia to Istanbul airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.


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Frequently asked questions about flights from Sofia to Istanbul

How long does the flight take to go from Sofia to Istanbul?
The total flight time between Sofia and Istanbul is of around 01:27 hours on average, considering an average distance of 501 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Sofia to Istanbul at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Sofia to Istanbul is 26£. 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 Istanbul expensive to visit compared to Sofia?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Istanbul costs an average of 0.61 GBP, 44% cheaper than Sofia, with a fare of 1.09 GBP, while train tickets costs 37% less in Istanbul: 0.44 GBP against 0.70 GBP in Sofia. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 7.40 GBP in Istanbul, 15% less than the 8.75 GBP in Sofia. The price of the coffee is around 24% more expensive in Istanbul, with an average of 2.07 GBP , while in Sofia the coffee costs 1.67 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Sofia to Istanbul?
The most popular months to book a trip from Sofia to Istanbul are December, July and June, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Sofia to Istanbul?
The best time of the year to go to Istanbul when flying from Sofia depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Istanbul from Sofia in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, November, February and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Sofia - Istanbul.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Sofia to Istanbul?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Turkey 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 is the weather in Istanbul 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 ,Istanbul's temperatures can go up to 32.95 ºC during the hot season, with 5.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -0.3 ºC in Istanbul, compared to the -13.21 ºC average degrees reported in Sofia. During the winter period, Sofia can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Istanbul have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Sofia and Istanbul?
The main airport route flying between Sofia and Istanbul is: Sofia Intl (SOF) to Istanbul Airport (IST). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Singapore Airlines.
  • Egyptair.
  • Alternatively, you can find Sofia - Istanbul flights between Sofia Intl (SOF) to Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Turkish Airlines.
  • Egyptair.
Airlines with indirect flights from Sofia to Istanbul are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Sofia to Istanbul are:
  • Aegean Airlines, stoping in Athens for 80 minutes minimun.
Flight Duration 1 h and 27 m Flights between Sofia and Istanbul take, on average, 1 h and 27 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £26 Cheapest price for a flight between Sofia and Istanbul found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Sofia Intl The airport Sofia Intl is the departure airport operating flights between Sofia and Istanbul
Arriving Airport Istanbul Airport Flights departing Sofia with Istanbul as destination arrive at Istanbul Airport

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