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Cheap Flights from London to Sofia

  • London Sofia

    Mon, 16 Mar - Wed, 18 Mar

    From £37.48
  • London Sofia

    Tue, 4 Feb - Fri, 7 Feb

    From £39.14
  • London Sofia

    Wed, 25 Mar - Wed, 1 Apr

    From £51.19
  • London Sofia

    Wed, 29 Apr - Wed, 6 May

    From £68.11
  • London Sofia

    Mon, 30 Mar - Mon, 6 Apr

    From £102.94
  • London Sofia

    Mon, 17 Feb - Tue, 25 Feb

    From £109.57

Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

London to Sofia Flight Information

Below are some common questions asked about this flight route:

Best time to book London to Sofia flights

Generally the best time to book London to Sofia flights is two months in advance. And the cheapest days to fly are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Sunday is the most expensive.

How many direct flights from London to Sofia?

There are 49 direct flights from London to Sofia.

What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from London to Sofia?

Wizz Air provides 42 of the non-stop flights between London and Sofia.

Airlines flying this route:
Airports in London:
Airports in Sofia:
Average duration of direct flights: 3h5m

London to Sofia Flight Schedule

Flight info. Departure
Arrival
Weekly Schedule
14:40 LHR 19:50 SOF
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W64304
22:10 LTN 03:20 SOF
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U28973
06:15 LGW 11:20 SOF
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FR9967
09:35 STN 14:40 SOF
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W64306
14:05 LTN 19:15 SOF
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FR9961
06:30 STN 11:35 SOF
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FB852
17:35 LHR 22:45 SOF
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W64302
07:50 LTN 13:00 SOF
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08:05 LHR 13:15 SOF
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13:45 LHR 18:50 SOF
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FR1730
14:00 STN 19:00 SOF
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FR6069
17:05 STN 22:10 SOF
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U28977
15:10 LGW 20:20 SOF
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13:45 LHR 18:50 SOF
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U27351
07:20 SEN 12:25 SOF
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FR1610
18:55 STN 23:55 SOF
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FR9911
17:00 STN 22:00 SOF
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FB8152
18:20 LHR 23:25 SOF
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FR8045
18:35 STN 23:35 SOF
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Flights to Sofia Airport (SOF) from London

16 Mar, 08:00 - 18 Mar, 20:00
W6 | Wizz Air
3h 10m
LTN - SOF
Nonstop
£37
Round-trip from
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4 Feb, 06:35 - 7 Feb, 22:25
FR | Ryanair
3h 0m
STN - SOF
Nonstop
£39
Round-trip from
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25 Mar, 07:20 - 1 Apr, 11:50
U2 | Easy Jet
3h 5m
SEN - SOF
Nonstop
£51
Round-trip from
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29 Apr, 08:15 - 6 May, 14:20
BA | British Airways
3h 10m
LHR - SOF
Nonstop
£68
Round-trip from
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11 May, 16:45 - 18 May, 13:45
FB | Bulgaria Air
3h 5m
LHR - SOF
Nonstop
£136
Round-trip from
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Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

Flight from London to Sofia

Sofia is the capital city of Bulgaria. It is a landmark city that reflects over 2,000 years of culture and history spanning Roman, Greek, Ottoman, and Soviet occupations of the city. It lies at the foot of the Vitosha Mountains in the western part of Bulgaria. The city is midway between the Adriatic Sea and the Black Sea, very close to the Aegean Sea. Sofia is home to several noted cultural institutions and universities. The National Gallery of Foreign Arts, The National Opera and Ballet of Bulgaria, and Nu Boyana Film Studios are all located in Sofia.

Tip: Sofia’s geographic location at the foothills of the mountain make it a city that is highly frequented by trekkers, and folks looking for a mountain holiday. Try and include a trip to the Vitosha mountains during your stay.

Getting to Sofia from London. 

London-Sofia flight booking will begin at the Heathrow airport which is London’s primary and largest airport. London to Sofia flights land in Sofia Airport located 10 kilometres east of the city.

A direct flight to Sofia has a total flying time of 3 hours approximately. The service is offered by Ryanair and Wizz Air. A cheap flight from London can be booked online by comparing prices on various dates. Aegean Airlines offers a flight with a stop at Athens.

Tip: Make your ticket bookings in advance for the best deals and discounts.

Sofia through the eyes of a Tourist

Visit the National History Museum and the National Art Gallery to soak in some culture and history. Between May and September, the numerous parks and gardens in Sofia offer live entertainment like puppet shows, music, and cinema under the stars. Visit these parks and enjoy the National Theatre’s Garden. Hike to the Cherni Vrah peak of the Vitosha Mountain which can be seen from every corner of the city.

Tip: Visit the Aleksander Nevski Cathedral, and the Ancient Serdica Complex if you enjoy archaeological excavation sites.

Food and Drinks in Sofia

Apart from the multitude of restaurants that serve all the usual fare, tourists must try Banista, an indigenous baked pastry made with Bulgarian Feta and eggs. Other Balkan dishes like Tzatziki and tarator, which are amazing dips can also be tasted in the restaurants and cafes.

The national alcoholic drink of Bulgaria is Rakia which is served by several Mehanas (pubs). You will find homemade varieties of Rakia in stores too because many folks still brew it at home.

Hotels, budget properties and boutique rooms are available around Sofia, especially around Studentski Grad, Ivan Vazov National Theatre area, and Vasil Levski National Museum region.

Tip: There are boutique apartments, and bed n breakfasts that are let out to long-staying vacationers and can be booked at reasonable prices, too.

Trip.com offers some excellent options for tour packages and group travels. Customised travel plans are also offered by Trip.com. The ticketing services and customer service are excellent. Make sure you avail good discount deals and superb packages for the best Balkan vacation ever.

Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from London to Sofia

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from London to Sofia. However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.

Direct vs Connecting Flights from London to Sofia

The average price for connecting flights from London to Sofia is GBP 112.06. The average price for nonstop flights from London to Sofia is GBP 146.72.

Travel from London to Sofia

Sofia attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Planning a trip from London to Sofia is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online.

A Trip to Remember

Make your journey from London to Sofia a trip to remember when you use Trip.com to review city attractions before you arrive. With a preview of what's available at your destination, you can make any necessary reservations in advance for the best travel experience possible.

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