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Travelers usually depart from Sofia, Sofia Train Station, Sofia Central Bus Station, Sofia Bus and Coach Station Poduyane, or Sofia - Ovcha Kupel when they travel from Sofia to Athens. Book your trip to arrive at Athens International, Athens Train Station, Athens - Kifissos, Athens - Karolou, or Athens-Agioi Anargyroi. The distance between Sofia and Athens is 531 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Wizz Air, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, and Aegean. Sofia and Athens have 261 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Athens, consider visiting Acropolis of Athens, and Peloponnese.

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Aegean on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Bulgaria Air on Tuesdays.

Check-in for a flight from Sofia to Athens

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
LufthansaDLHLHYesNo
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesNo
AegeanAEEA3YesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Sofia to Athens?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Sofia and Athens takes around 1.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Sofia and Athens?
The flight distance between Sofia and Athens is 531 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Sofia and Athens?
Several carriers operate flights between Sofia and Athens. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Bulgaria Air, Aegean.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sofia?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sofia and London, Manchester, Dublin, Edinburgh, Bristol, Birmingham, Liverpool, Reykjavik, Barcelona, Lisbon, Montreal, Copenhagen, Toronto, Tel Aviv, Tenerife, Vienna, Malta, Málaga, Palma, Majorca, Tallinn.
What are the most popular routes to and from Athens?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Athens and London, Thessaloniki, Larnaca, Manchester, Heraklion, Dublin, Santorini, Chania, Edinburgh, Rhodes, Vienna, Mykonos, Brussels, Toronto, Reykjavik, Alexandroupoli, Chios, Birmingham, Bristol, Corfu.
What airports are near Sofia?
The main airport in Sofia is Sofia. It is also served by Sofia, Skopje Alexander the Great, Plovdiv, Niš Constantine the Great.
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 buses and trains depart from Sofia?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Sofia, including Union Ivkoni.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Sofia and Athens?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Sofia and Athens thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Sofia and Athens can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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