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Jet2outbound: 14-Jul-2022
1 stop (7h40m)
easyJetreturn: 30-Jul-2022
direct (3h30m)
Ryanairoutbound: 14-Jul-2022
1 stop (6h25m)
Wizz Airreturn: 28-Jul-2022
1 stop (8h25m)
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Austrian Airlinesoutbound: 14-Jul-2022
2 stops (27h05m)
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Austrian Airlinesreturn: 28-Jul-2022
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Lufthansaoutbound: 14-Jul-2022
1 stop (15h05m)
Austrian Airlinesreturn: 28-Jul-2022
1 stop (17h40m)
Austrian Airlines
easyJetoutbound: 20-Aug-2022
direct (3h05m)
easyJetreturn: 03-Sep-2022
direct (3h20m)
Wizz Airoutbound: 22-Oct-2022
direct (3h)
Wizz Air
Ryanairreturn: 29-Oct-2022
direct (3h05m)
Ryanairoutbound: 22-Oct-2022
direct (3h)
Ryanairreturn: 29-Oct-2022
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Sofia guide: how to get there, what to see

Sofia city centre
Sofia Airport (SOF): 5 mi from city centre

Flights to Sofia: practical information

Cheap airlines to Sofia

Both the largest city and capital of the Republic of Bulgaria, the city of Sofia has a brilliant history that dates back to Antiquity. It's no wonder you're planning a holiday in Sofia! Search for cheap flights to Sofia Airport (SOF), which is located in the city just a few miles from the centre and provides direct access to Sofia University,near the city centre. Fly low cost with easyJet for the cheapest fares.

When to book flights to Sofia

Today, the city that is surrounded by mountains on all sides welcomes tourists with a humid continental climate and proximity to the three borders of Serbia, Macedonia and Greece. Popular in summer for city tours but also in winter for ski season.

  • Peak season: Early summer, winter for skiers.
  • Low season: Peak summer, fall and spring.

Flight duration

Direct flights to Sofia take just over 3 hours from London.

Experience Sofia: what to see, what to do

Sofia is one of the most dynamic cities in Eastern Europe, with an interesting mix of European and Communist-era architecture, elegant orthodox churches and great skiing just a short bus-ride away. Can you believe that Sofia was first founded 2,500 years ago? As one of Europe's oldest cities, you can be sure there is plenty to see and do.

Essentials in Sofia

Mineral Spas: Ancient ruins are spread throughout the city centre but the most interesting thing isn't found in the age-old bricks, it's in the water. Sofia was founded because of its mineral waters. There are 7 mineral water springs in Sofia alone, all accessible to the public.

Lakes and gardens: The banks of Ariana Lake and Barisova gradina, the green lungs of the city, become popular places to hang out as soon as the weather turns warm. City Garden, which first opened in 1872 and the Salveykov Square, home to an open-air book market are both great places to explore.

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral: In postcard-perfect style, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is probably the most photographed building in the city and is one of the largest orthodox churches in the world.

Find more information on Bulgaria Travel.

Accommodations in Sofia

Sofia doesn't lack when it comes to accommodating its visitors. Find your cheap hotels in Sofia early however if you're travelling in peak season. The good rooms get taken up fast!

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