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Last minute flights to Sofia

Departure Fri, 01 Nov Return Sun, 10 Nov
STN London
SOF Sofia
return from £29
Departure Sat, 26 Oct Return Wed, 13 Nov
TLV Tel Aviv
SOF Sofia
return from £48
Departure Thu, 31 Oct Return Wed, 06 Nov
BHX Birmingham
SOF Sofia
return from £47
Departure Wed, 06 Nov Return Tue, 12 Nov
EDI Edinburgh
SOF Sofia
return from £110
Popular flight routes to Sofia
London - Sofia
return from £56
London - Sofia
return from £36
Manchester - Sofia
return from £245
Tel Aviv - Sofia
return from £218
Birmingham - Sofia
return from £97
Edinburgh - Sofia
return from £142

Trips to Sofia

Sofia travel

Bulgaria's capital city, Sofia, is largely known for its mineral and thermal springs, rich culture and old history. The beginnings of the city date back 7,000 years with evidence of Thracian and Roman remains in the area. It went through several sieges and occupations by the Byzantine, Ottoman, Hungarian and Russian empires. Today, Sofia is a pleasant city that combines the elements of modern times and its historic heritage attracting visitors and investors from all over Europe and the world. It comes as no surprise that there are many flights to Sofia to cater to the needs of travellers visiting the capital for work or pleasure. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Sofia!

Things to do and places to see in Sofia

Sofia is a surprisingly modern, yet compact, city that boasts many attractions and amenities. In addition to its reputation as an education centre, it is also a great place to start up a business with its favourable investment environment. Visit numerous museums or admire Byzantine architecture and landmarks. Enjoy parks and gardens or indulge in wellness therapy. Many cheap flights to Sofia come as holiday packages that combine sightseeing, health therapy and outdoor activities.

When visiting Sofia, be sure to:

  • See the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral with its Byzantine Revival architecture
  • Trace Bulgaria's history at the National Historical Museum
  • Check out the Ivan Vazov National Theatre
  • Head out to the outskirts of Sofia to visit the Dragalevtsi Monastery of the Holy Mother of God of Vitosha.
  • Relax by the Lake Pancharevo and enjoy stunning views
  • Take a look at the Sofia Synagogue, the third largest in Europe
  • Catch sight of the Monument to the Tsar Liberator, a fabulous equestrian monument
  • Explore the interesting collections at the Earth and Man National Museum, one of the largest mineralogical museums in the world
  • Visit the Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church, a Bulgarian Orthodox church
  • View artefacts and exhibitions at the National Archaeological Museum
  • Escape to the green areas of the city for some quiet time
  • Stroll along the pedestrian zone of Vitosha Boulevard and explore shops, restaurants and luxury boutiques
  • Relax at the Sofia Mineral Baths

Sofia airports

Sofia Airport is the primary international airport of Sofia city. It has two terminals to serve the needs of passengers on trips to Sofia. Shops, cafes, ATMs, a post office, lounges, car hire companies and parking facilities are some of the major amenities at the airport.

  • Sofia Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at Sofia Airport are, as follows: Wizz Air and Ryanair.


    Sofia Airport is located 10km east of the centre of Sofia city.

    Transport options

    Sofia Airport is well-linked to the public transportation system. Sofia Metro Line 1 connects the airport directly to the centre. The ride downtown from the airport takes approximately 18 minutes. By bus, take lines 84 and 384 to move between the airport and city. Other ways of reaching the centre include taxis and car rentals using the Brussels Boulevard, Tsarigradsko shose and the Trakia motorway.

FAQ's about Sofia

How long before a flight to Sofia should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Sofia, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Sofia departing from over 21 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Sofia at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
What is the name of Sofia’s airport?
Sofia is served with 1 airport[s]. Sofia Intl operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 21 cities, such as London, Manchester and Tel Aviv, the most popular routes.
How far is Sofia’s airport from the city centre?
Sofia’s airport Sofia Intl is located 4 miles from the city centre.
How much is the trip from the airport to Sofia’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is of 0.71 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Sofia Intl , for example, the average price for the ride to Sofia center is around 0.35 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Sofia. Pick your preferred car type and get from Sofia Intl to Sofia city centre on your own terms.

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