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Athens ATHSofia SOF

Aegean

£98
Athens ATHSofia SOF

Multiple carriers

£101

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Travelers usually depart from Athens International, Athens Train Station, Athens - Kifissos, Athens - Karolou, or Athens - Agias Annis 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 Ryanair, Wizz Air, Aegean, easyJet, and Turkish Airlines. Athens and Sofia have 359 direct flights per week.

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Bulgaria Air on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Athens to Sofia

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
AegeanAEEA3YesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
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Bulgaria COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Bulgaria – 01/2023
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Most travelers from Greece can enter Bulgaria, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory on public transportation

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Bulgaria in our dedicated Stories article.

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 1.4 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 Bulgaria Air, Sky Express, Aegean.
What are the most popular routes to and from Athens?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Athens and London, Larnaca, Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Vienna, Santorini, Budapest, Brussels, Milan, Chania, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Frankfurt, Edinburgh, Rome, New York, Reykjavik, Rhodes, Mykonos.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sofia?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sofia and London, Dublin, Manchester, Edinburgh, Reykjavik, Birmingham, Toronto, Bristol, Liverpool, Montreal, Tel Aviv, Prague, Malta, Budapest, Glasgow, Riga, Tallinn, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Lisbon.
Which airports are there in Athens?
Athens is mainly served by Athens International. But there are other airports nearby, including Athen Helenikon Airport.
What airports are near Athens?
The main airport in Athens is Athens International. It is also served by Milos Island National, Kalamata International, Araxos.
What airports are near Sofia?
The main airport in Sofia is Sofia. It is also served by Sofia, Skopje Alexander the Great, Niš Constantine the Great, Plovdiv.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Athens and Sofia?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Athens and Sofia thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Athens and Sofia can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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