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Travelers usually depart from Sofia, Sofia Central Bus Station, Sofia Train Station, Sofia Bus and Coach Station Poduyane, or Sofia - Ovcha Kupel when they travel from Sofia to Cologne. Book your trip to arrive at Cologne Bonn Airport, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Leverkusen - Mitte, Cologne - East, or Bonn UN Campus. The distance between Sofia and Cologne is 1532 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Eurowings, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, and Bulgaria Air. Sofia and Cologne have 219 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
EurowingsEWGEWNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
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Austrian AirlinesAUAOSYesNo
Bulgaria AirLZBFBYesNo

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Sofia to Cologne?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Sofia and Cologne takes around 2.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Sofia and Cologne?
The flight distance between Sofia and Cologne is 1532 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Sofia and Cologne?
Several carriers operate flights between Sofia and Cologne. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Ryanair.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sofia?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sofia and London, New York, Tel Aviv, Chicago, Lisbon, Boston, Los Angeles, Dublin, Budapest, Madrid, Barcelona, Vienna, Berlin, Brussels, San Francisco, Miami, Prague, Stockholm, Porto, Málaga.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cologne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cologne and New York, Los Angeles, London, Boston, Vienna, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Tel Aviv, San Francisco, Madrid, Budapest, Athens, Dublin, Paris, Tirana, Berlin, Warsaw, San Diego, Washington, D.C., Larnaca.
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.
What airports are near Cologne?
The main airport in Cologne is Cologne Bonn Airport. It is also served by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Frankfurt International Airport, Brussels, Brussels South Charleroi, Düsseldorf International Airport, Cologne Bonn Airport, Luxembourg, Eindhoven, Frankfurt–Hahn, Dortmund.
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 Cologne?
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