Cheap flights from Riga to Sofia

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Tips to know when travelling to Sofia

Travelers usually depart from Riga International, Riga International Bus Station AS, or Riga - Seaport when they travel from Riga 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 most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, airBaltic, Wizz Air, Lufthansa, and LOT Polish Airlines. Riga and Sofia have 401 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Riga to Sofia

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
airBalticBTIBTNoOpens 36 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
0
LOT Polish AirlinesLOTLOYes0
0

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  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required

  • No quarantine required

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Bulgaria – 06/2022
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Most travelers from Latvia with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Bulgaria, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required

  • No quarantine required

Visa requirements
  • No visa required

Additional information
  • Masks not required in public

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required

  • No quarantine required

Visa requirements
  • No visa required

Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings

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

What are the most popular routes to and from Riga?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Riga and London, Tenerife, Málaga, Lisbon, Palma, Majorca, Porto, Barcelona, Faro, Dublin, Alicante, Moscow, Reykjavik, Las Palmas, Manchester, Madrid, Edinburgh, Milan, Malta, Vienna, Oslo.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sofia?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sofia and London, Dublin, Athens, Manchester, Edinburgh, Reykjavik, Birmingham, Toronto, Bristol, Liverpool, Montreal, Tel Aviv, Prague, Malta, Budapest, Glasgow, Tallinn, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Lisbon.
What airports are near Riga?
The main airport in Riga is Riga International. It is also served by Riga International, Kaunas, Tartu.
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 Riga and Sofia?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Riga and Sofia thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Riga and Sofia can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Riga and Sofia?
Currently, you can fly between Riga and Sofia with Ryanair, airBaltic, Wizz Air, Lufthansa, LOT Polish Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Riga and Sofia?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Riga and Sofia, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between Riga and Sofia?
Traveling between Riga and Sofia, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
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