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About Flights to Sofia

Summary info about Sofia flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

3h 00m

Operated By

4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Sofia from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £33 (London Gatwick to Sofia).
The best round-trip flight price to Sofia from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £43 (London Luton to Sofia).
The fastest flight to Sofia from United Kingdom takes 3h 00m (London Stansted to Sofia).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to Sofia, including British Airways, Ryanair and easyJet.

Sofia flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Sofia flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest month to fly to Sofia?

The month of November is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Sofia from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £44. If you aren’t able to travel to Sofia during the month of November, then flying in October is also cheap. Prices for this month can be found on momondo for an average of £52.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Sofia?

The best deal found on momondo in the last two weeks was a flight to Sofia from Stockholm for £24. This is 76% cheaper than most flight deals to Sofia. To find the cheapest price to Sofia from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Sofia?

On average, the least expensive day to fly to Sofia from United Kingdom is on a Wednesday. momondo users have found tickets for Wednesday departures for as low as £131. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. When flying out on a Saturday, the most expensive travel day of the week, you can expect to see flight prices from United Kingdom to Sofia for around £194.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Sofia?

Our data shows that the cheapest United Kingdom to Sofia flights are usually those with departure times in the evening. Our users have found flights to Sofia in the evening for as low as £145. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the afternoon when prices are £179 on average. Flights to Sofia from United Kingdom in the afternoon are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travellers’ schedules.

How long does it take to fly to Sofia?

Flight times from United Kingdom to Sofia vary, but if you’re flying out of London Heathrow and flying into Sofia (one of the most popular routes), then the duration is 3h 05m on average. Another popular route from United Kingdom to Sofia is flying from Manchester to Sofia, which will take roughly 3h 15m. Keep in mind that layovers or delays could extend your travel time.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Sofia?

You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Sofia from United Kingdom when booking 57 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Sofia for around £121 when searching 57 days out. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Sofia outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United Kingdom to Sofia for £68.

Cheapest flights to Sofia airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Sofia airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport


London (LON) to Sofia (SOF)

Typically, flights to Sofia from London are cheaper when flying from London to Sofia, which has an average price of £121

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO SOFIA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTNovember37% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Sofia costs on average just £126 in November
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO SOFIA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly46% more expensiveIt costs about £292 for flights to Sofia from London Heathrow Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO SOFIA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly545% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Sofia from London Heathrow Airport in July than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Sofia

How long does it take to fly to Sofia?

Flights to Sofia, Bulgaria, take between three and four hours from London if you're travelling in smooth conditions. This time can increase to between four and five hours, however, on non-direct flights that include one stop or more. Flights to Sofia Airport are also available from Birmingham airport and usually include one stop on route. The journey time from Birmingham can be between six and 14 hours, depending on the length of the stopover. It is also possible to fly from Edinburgh airport to Sofia airport in around seven hours with a single stopover.

Where can you fly directly into Sofia from?

You can choose to fly directly to Sofia airport from Heathrow Airport, London, or from London Stansted. Direct flights from elsewhere in the UK are harder to find and you will usually have at least one stop included in Sofia flight deals when you travel from other UK airports. If you choose to fly from Manchester or Birmingham, you are likely to stop over at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris or at Frankfurt airport in Germany. If you take a flight from Edinburgh airport you will likely touchdown in London or at Charles de Gaulle before you arrive in Sofia.

Is there an alternative airport near Sofia?

Those flying to Sofia could potentially find better pricing at Plovdiv Airport (89 mi from Sofia city centre) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Sofia?

The cheapest airport near Sofia is typically Plovdiv Airport, with an average price of £98/person. These prices vary based on where travellers are coming from. It is suggested that travellers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Sofia Airport?

Prices for flights to Sofia Airport are refreshed on a daily basis.

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How old do you have to be to fly to Sofia Airport?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines offering an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their age restrictions, such as regulations concerning flight duration, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to Sofia Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Sofia Airport?

The travel and health documents required for your trip to Sofia Airport can vary based on your itinerary and personal situation. As a rule, consider having multiple documents such as a national ID card or driver’s license, and a passport valid for six-months after you plan to arrive at Sofia Airport. We always recommend checking with your airline or a trusted third party such as IATA to get advice.

Sofia flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Sofia found recently by users on momondo
Wizz Air
16 Jan
LTN08:45London Luton
3h 10m
7 Mar
3h 30m
LTN20:05London Luton
9 Jan
STN16:15London Stansted
3h 00m
11 Jan
3h 20m
STN14:10London Stansted
19 Jan
STN08:20London Stansted
3h 00m
7 Mar
3h 20m
STN14:10London Stansted
Wizz Air
22 Jan
LTN20:50London Luton
3h 05m
6 Mar
3h 25m
LTN07:55London Luton
16 Jan
STN05:55London Stansted
3h 00m
2 Mar
3h 20m
STN22:55London Stansted
20 Jan
3h 10m
21 Jan
3h 40m

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Sofia

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Sofia, view some of our deals below provided by Ryanair, Wizz Air and easyJet
9 Jan
LGW07:20London Gatwick
3h 05m
27 Apr
STN08:15London Stansted
3h 05m
25 Feb
LGW06:50London Gatwick
3h 05m

Visa requirements for visiting Sofia

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Sofia?

You need a valid UK passport to travel to Sofia. However, you do not need a visa if you are a tourist unless you plan to stay for more than three months. You will also need a visa if you plan to work during your stay in Bulgaria.

Best things to do and see in Sofia

What can you see and do in Sofia?

Sofia is a vibrant city with a rich cultural history and many tourist attractions. It is home to many spectacular architectural sites, such as the famous St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral and the Saint Nicholas Russian Church. Sofia is situated beneath the scenic Vitosha Mountain in the National Park Vitosha. Visitors to the city can explore beautiful hiking trails on the mountainside and there are sports facilities, such as skiing, paragliding and mountain biking available within the park. Visitors exploring the city can take a stroll down Vitosha Boulevard, which is Sofia’s main high street. The Boulevard is home to plenty of local shops and restaurants serving authentic Bulgarian cuisine. For those interested in history, Boyana Church is well worth a visit. The church is around 900 years old and there is a stunning waterfall, the Boyana Falls, within hiking distance. You could also visit the Amphitheatre of Serdica, which dates back to the Roman period.

Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Sofia?

It is quick and easy to find flights to Sofia on momondo. We search and return numerous flight options from various airlines and agents. You can then use our filters to narrow your search until you have found the most convenient flight to Sofia that suits you.

Can I find flights to Sofia with flexible booking policies on momondo?

All flight searches to Sofia on momondo can be filtered to show those which offer flexible booking policies.

How can momondo help me find flights to Sofia?

Once all potential Sofia flight options are in front of you momondo lets you sort and filter flights based on preferences such as airline, price and flight times, amongst many other options.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Sofia right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are simply researching potential flights to Sofia, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to Sofia and alert you when they change.

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