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Sofia to Riga flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Sofia and Riga take, on average, 4 h and 16 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Sofia with Riga found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season According to search data from our customers, September is the busiest time to fly from Sofia to Riga
Best time to book According to real data September is the most popular time to book a flight to Riga when departing from Sofia

Cheap last minute flights to Riga

Latest deals and top flight routes from Sofia airports.

Departure Mon, 01 Aug Return Sun, 07 Aug
SOF Sofia
RIX Riga
return from £146
Departure Mon, 15 Aug Return Mon, 22 Aug
SOF Sofia
RIX Riga
return from £140
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.18 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.86 GBP
Last checked on 09 August 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 40% more expensive in Riga than in Sofia.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Riga costs roughly the same as in Sofia.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 87% more expensive in Riga than in Sofia.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 82% more expensive in Riga than in Sofia.

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

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Sofia to Riga

😷 Is it safe to travel from Sofia to Riga 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 Latvia 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 Riga at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Sofia to Riga is 140£. 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 Riga expensive to visit compared to Sofia?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Riga costs an average of 1.78 GBP, 87% more expensive than Sofia, with a fare of 0.95 GBP, while train tickets costs 40% more in Riga: 0.98 GBP against 0.70 GBP in Sofia. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 8.50 GBP in Riga, 2% less than the 8.69 GBP in Sofia. The price of the coffee is around 82% more expensive in Riga, with an average of 2.42 GBP , while in Sofia the coffee costs 1.33 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Sofia to Riga?
The most popular months to book a trip from Sofia to Riga are September, August and February, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Sofia to Riga?
The best time of the year to go to Riga when flying from Sofia depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Riga from Sofia in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Sofia -  Riga.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Sofia to Riga?
The total flight time between Sofia and Riga is of around 04:16 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,413 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 Riga 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 ,Riga's temperatures can go up to 27.96 ºC during the hot season, with 2.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -12.49 ºC in Riga, compared to the -13.21 ºC average degrees reported in Sofia. During the winter period, Sofia can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Riga have an average of 1.6 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Sofia to Riga are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Sofia to Riga are:
  • Bulgaria Air, stoping in Moscow for 150 minutes minimun.
  • airBaltic, with 275 minutes scale in Vienna.
  • airBaltic, with 275 minutes scale in Vienna.
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