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Flights Istanbul - Sofia

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Departure Thu, 09 Dec Return Thu, 16 Dec
IST Istanbul
SOF Sofia
return from 147€
Departure Mon, 27 Dec Return Sun, 02 Jan
IST Istanbul
SOF Sofia
return from 85€
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 07 December 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
183%

Trains are 183% more expensive in Sofia than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
0.29€
Sofia
0.82€
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
116%

The average meal is 116% more expensive in Sofia than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
2.84€
Sofia
6.14€
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
88%

Taxis are 88% more expensive in Sofia than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
0.41€
Sofia
0.77€
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
22%

Coffee is 22% more expensive in Sofia than in Istanbul.

Istanbul
1.19€
Sofia
1.45€
Istanbul airports
  • ( Istanbul Airport (IST)
    How far from city centre: 34 kms
  • ( Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
    How far from city centre: 30 kms
  • ( Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL)
    How far from city centre: 14 kms
Sofia airports
  • ( Sofia Intl (SOF)
    How far from city centre: 6 kms
K Distance: 505 kms

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Are you excited for an amazing trip from Istanbul to Sofia? You are in the right place! If you need a little getaway to see a loved one or a comfortable flight for your business trip, the best deal prices and airline carriers are a click away from you. You either are looking for a cheap flight or are in a hurry to find a last-minute ticket, no worries! eDreams will take care of everything you need for a perfect vacation in Sofia. You will get a large selection of airfares from standard and low cost airlines worldwide and easily book your tickets for this route. Don´t forget to book a hotel and choose a car for your perfect trip as a package. Choose the best-suited flight and fasten your seatbelt, we are flying!

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights fromIstanbul 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 Istanbul to Sofia, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Istanbul 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 Istanbul to visit?
Looking at the price of taxis, a ride in Sofia costs an around 0.77 EUR euros, 88% more expensive than Istanbul, with a fare of 0.41 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 183% more in Sofia: 0.82 EUR euros against 0.29 EUR euros in Istanbul. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 6.14 EUR euros in Sofia, 116% more than the 2.84 EUR euros in Istanbul. The price of a coffee is approximately 22% more expensive in Sofia, with an average of 1.45 EUR euros, while in Istanbul the coffee costs 1.19 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Istanbul to Sofia flights?
The most popular month for flights from Istanbul to Sofia are: May, July and August.
When is the best time to travel from Istanbul to Sofia?
A good period of the year to visit Sofia from Istanbul really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, August is the best month to fly to Sofia from Istanbul, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by May and July. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds February, November and December are the months with fewer searches for the route Istanbul -  Sofia.
What is the duration of a flight from Istanbul to Sofia?
Flight time, on average, fromIstanbul to Sofia is usually 01:25 hours on average, at an average distance of 495 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 Istanbul?
The average temperature in Istanbul the average temperature is 32.95 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 5.3 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 -0.3 average degrees reported in Istanbul. During the winter period, Istanbul can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while Sofia have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Istanbul and Sofia?
The most common route form Istanbul to Sofia is: Istanbul Airport (IST) to Sofia Intl (SOF). These airlines fly this route:
  • Turkish Airlines.
  • Find moreIstanbul to Sofia flights between Istanbul Atatürk International Havalimani (ISL) to Sofia Intl (SOF) which are flown by the following airline(s): Turkish Airlines.
  • Egyptair.
What airlines fly from Istanbul to Sofia?
Airlines that have direct flight routes from Istanbul to Sofia are:
  • Turkish Airlines.

Sofia Intl - Customer reviews

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