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Istanbul to Sofia Last modified: Dec 11, 2019 2:42 -05:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Sofia. Turkish frequently offer the best deals to Sofia flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Turkish
ISTSOF
Tue 12/17
nonstop
SOFIST
Tue 12/31
nonstop
TRY1,174

How Much is a Flight from Istanbul to Sofia?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Istanbul to Sofia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be TRY1,179.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Istanbul to Sofia?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Istanbul to Sofia based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Istanbul to Sofia?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Istanbul to Sofia.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days TRY1,174 TRY25,176
7-14 days TRY1,174 TRY25,095
14-21 days TRY1,174 TRY25,118
21-30 days TRY1,179 TRY25,159
30-60 days TRY1,179 TRY25,101
60-90 days TRY1,179 TRY25,159
90+ days TRY1,179 TRY25,159

Cheapest Day To Fly from Istanbul to Sofia

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Istanbul to Sofia is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
TRY1,179TRY1,179TRY1,179TRY1,179TRY1,179TRY1,179TRY1,179

Compare Flight Prices from Istanbul to Sofia by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Istanbul to Sofia flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Istanbul Sofia Turkish 12/13/19 12/25/19 0 TRY1,179
January Istanbul Sofia Turkish 1/15/20 1/18/20 0 TRY1,185
February Istanbul Sofia Turkish 2/2/20 2/10/20 0 TRY1,185
March Istanbul Sofia Turkish 3/3/20 3/8/20 0 TRY1,185
April Istanbul Sofia Turkish 4/5/20 4/9/20 0 TRY1,185
May Istanbul Sofia Turkish 5/26/20 6/9/20 0 TRY1,185
June Istanbul Sofia Turkish 6/7/20 6/9/20 0 TRY1,185
July Istanbul Sofia Turkish 7/15/20 7/22/20 0 TRY1,185

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Istanbul to Sofia

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Istanbul to Sofia. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
TRY1,179
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
TRY1,179 TRY1,179
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
TRY1,179 TRY1,267
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
TRY1,267 TRY1,185
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
TRY1,185 TRY1,185
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
TRY1,185

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Istanbul to Sofia

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Istanbul to Sofia is TRY25,124.

The average price for direct flights from Istanbul to Sofia is TRY1,185.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Istanbul to Sofia.

Weekly Direct Flights from Istanbul to Sofia - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Turkish 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 03:35 15:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Istanbul to Sofia

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Istanbul to Sofia. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Istanbul to Sofia is TRY814.

The average price for round trip flights from Istanbul to Sofia is TRY1,185.

Istanbul to Sofia Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Istanbul to Sofia?
Answer: The average Istanbul to Sofia flight time is an hour and 20 minutes.
Question: How far is Sofia from Istanbul?
Answer: The distance from Istanbul to Sofia is 468 kilometers (291 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Istanbul to Sofia?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Istanbul to Sofia.
Question: What are the most popular Istanbul airlines for direct flights from Istanbul to Sofia?
Answer: Turkish Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Istanbul and Sofia.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Istanbul to Sofia?
Answer: Munich, DE

Airlines in Istanbul flying to Sofia Last modified: Dec 11, 2019 2:42 -05:00Number of routes searched: 18Number of itineraries searched: 265,967

Wondering which airlines fly out of Istanbul to Sofia? We've gathered the average price of Istanbul airlines with flights to Sofia. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Istanbul to Sofia
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Turkish -
Aegean ATH
Air France CDG
Alitalia FCO
British Airways LHR
Lufthansa FRA
LOT WAW
UIA KBP
Qatar DOH
TAROM OTP
Aeroflot SVO

Istanbul to Sofia Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Istanbul and Sofia. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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