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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 AIRPORT||November||37% cheaper||Flying from London Heathrow Airport to Sofia costs on average just £126 in November|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO SOFIA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||July||46% more expensive||It costs about £292 for flights to Sofia from London Heathrow Airport in July|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO SOFIA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||July||545% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Sofia from London Heathrow Airport in July than any other month|
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prices for flights to Sofia Airport are refreshed on a daily basis.
As of December 2023, there are 17 operators available to choose from for flights 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.
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.
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.
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.
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