Cheap flights from Athens to Sofia

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Travelers usually depart from Athens International, Athens - Karolou, Athens - Kifissos, or Athens Train Station when they travel from Athens to Sofia. Book your trip to arrive at Sofia, Sofia Central Bus Station, Sofia Train Station, Sofia Bus and Coach Station Poduyane, or Sofia - Ovcha Kupel. The distance between Athens and Sofia is 531 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Aegean, Bulgaria Air, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Athens and Sofia have 66 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Number of flights85346-67

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Aegean on Mondays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

Bulgaria Air on and Fridays.

Check-in for a flight from Athens to Sofia

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
AegeanAEEA3YesUnknownNo
Bulgaria AirLZBFBYesUnknownNo
LufthansaDLHLHYesUnknownNo
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesUnknownNo

Travel tips & how to get from Athens to Sofia

There are 2 carriers operating bus and train services between Athens and Sofia. The cheapest price of a one-way ticket from Athens to Sofia is £40. Round trip fares cost between £80 at the lowest and £349 at most.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Athens to Sofia?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Athens and Sofia takes around 1.3 hours.

What is the flight distance between Athens and Sofia?

The flight distance between Athens and Sofia is 531 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Athens and Sofia?

Several carriers operate flights between Athens and Sofia. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Aegean, Bulgaria Air.

What are the most popular routes to and from Athens?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Athens and Larnaca International, Abu Dhabi International, Santorini (Thira) National, Thessaloniki International Airport Macedonia , Heraklion International, Corfu International, Zakynthos International, Paros National, Samos International, Mytilene International, Alexandroupolis International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Sofia?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sofia and Luton, Beauvais–Tillé, Barcelona–El Prat, Athens International, Frankfurt–Hahn, Berlin Brandenburg, Brussels South Charleroi, Malta International, Valencia, Varna, Eindhoven.

What buses and trains depart from Athens?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Athens, including Infobus, TrainOSE train.

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