How to find cheap flights to Sofia
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Airports with direct flights to Sofia
Cheap flights to Sofia depart from Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) near Tel Aviv.
What airlines fly to Sofia from Israel?
Three airlines operate scheduled flights to Sofia. Bulgaria Air flies three times a week, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from Terminal 3. EL AL also departs from Terminal 3 four times a week, Sunday-Wednesday. Wizz Air operates cheap flights to Sofia every day from Terminal 1.
Cheap Flights to Sofia arrive at Sofia Airport (SOF), located 10 km east of the city center. The airport has two terminals: Terminal 1 for low-cost airlines such as Wizz Air, and Terminal 2 for traditional airlines such as Bulgaria Air and EL AL.
Take Sofia Metro Line 1 to Sofia city center. The journey is approximately 18 minutes. Change to Line 2 at Serdika Metro Station, if you need to get to the central bus and railway Stations. A single fare is 1.60 Lev (₪3.40). The metro station is located in the eastern part of Terminal 2. If you arrive at Terminal 1, use the free shuttle between to two terminals. Several bus services are also available. We can save you money on car rental too, compare prices on Skyscanner Car Rental.
When to go to Sofia?
The two busiest months in Sofia are August and January. From June to August the temperatures are 24-28 in average, making hotel and flight prices higher than average. During January when the average temperature at night is -2, the city attracts skiers, so it’s crowded again. The best time to search cheap tickets to Sofia is May-June and September when the temperatures are pleasant, 20-24.
What to see and do in Sofia?
With 14 weekly flights from Israel, there are so many opportunities to find cheap flights to Sofia. In some cases it costs less than a flight from Tel Aviv to Eilat, so why not visit the beautiful Bulgarian capital? Full of European and Communist-style architecture, Sofia is a fest for the eyes. It also boasts stunning scenery and is fast becoming a hot skiing destination.
For some reason, tourists tend to skip Sofia, so it remains an unspoiled yet cosmopolitan city. Museums, galleries, fine art and fine dining, can all be easily found. Huge areas of parkland and stunning hiking trails up mighty Mount Vitosha are just on the doorstep.
Take a break from your diet and gain a few kilos while blaming the local bakeries where you can find delicious snacks. Katma is another local delicacy, a giant pancake that can be sweet or savory. Prices in Sofia are very reasonable and eating out won’t bust the budget. For example, for a three-course meal for two in a restaurant, you’ll pay 60% less compared to Tel Aviv. Cafes are more widespread now, and there is a vibrant nightlife in the city.
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This information is correct as of December 2017
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