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Flights Bucharest - Sofia

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Departure Tue, 21 Feb Return Fri, 24 Feb
OTP Bucharest
SOF Sofia
return from 88€
Departure Fri, 17 Feb Return Mon, 20 Feb
OTP Bucharest
SOF Sofia
return from 238€
Departure Sat, 04 Mar Return Sun, 05 Mar
OTP Bucharest
SOF Sofia
return from 197€
Departure Thu, 16 Mar Return Fri, 17 Mar
OTP Bucharest
SOF Sofia
return from 306€
Route information
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Currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 1.96 BGN
Euro Bulgarian Lev
1 BGN = 0.52 EUR
Last checked on 01 February 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 34% more expensive in Sofia than in Bucharest.

Mid-priced restaurant

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

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 96% more expensive in Sofia than in Bucharest.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Sofia is 26% cheaper than in Bucharest.

Bucharest airports
  • ( Otopeni International (OTP)
    How far from city centre: 8 kms
  • ( Baneasa (BBU)
    How far from city centre: 8 kms
Sofia airports
  • ( Sofia Intl (SOF)
    How far from city centre: 6 kms
K Distance: 294 kms

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How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Bucharest to Sofia?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to Bulgaria. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Bucharest to Sofia, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Bucharest and Sofia. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Sofia more expensive than Bucharest to visit?
Looking at the price of taxis, a ride in Sofia costs an around 1.12 EUR euros, 96% more expensive than Bucharest, with a fare of 0.57 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 34% more in Sofia: 0.82 EUR euros against 0.61 EUR euros in Bucharest. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 10.20 EUR euros in both Sofia and Bucharest. The price of a coffee is approximately 26% cheaper in Sofia, with an average of 1.89 EUR euros, while in Bucharest the coffee costs 2.55 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Bucharest to Sofia flights?
The most popular month for flights from Bucharest to Sofia are: June, July and February.
When is the best time to travel from Bucharest to Sofia?
A good period of the year to visit Sofia from Bucharest really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, June is the best month to fly to Sofia from Bucharest, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by August and July. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds November, April and January are the months with fewer searches for the route Bucharest -  Sofia.
What is the duration of a flight from Bucharest to Sofia?
Flight time, on average, from Bucharest to Sofia is usually 01:17 hours on average, at an average distance of 313 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Sofia compared to Bucharest?
The average temperature in Bucharest the average temperature is 35.26 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 9.0 mm , Sofia's temperatures reach 32.9 during the hot season, with 6.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -13.21 degrees in Sofia, compared to the -11.81 average degrees reported in Bucharest. During the winter period, Bucharest can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Sofia have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Bucharest and Sofia?
The most common route form Bucharest to Sofia is: Otopeni International (OTP) to Sofia Intl (SOF). These airlines fly this route:
  • Tarom.
  • Bulgaria Air.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Bucharest to Sofia are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Bucharest to Sofia are:
  • Turkish Airlines, stopping in Istanbul for 90 minutes at least.
  • Austrian Airlines, with 65 minutes stop in Vienna.
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