In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Sofia for $11/person, which is 97% cheaper than the average flight to Sofia. To find the cheapest price to Sofia from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The month of January is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Sofia from United States, with most prices found around $532. If you are unable to visit Sofia during the month of January, then departing from United States during the month February is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around $547.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 28 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Sofia. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $722. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Sofia from United States for as low as $319 on momondo.
The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Sofia is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $754. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Saturday because tickets tend to average around $858. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Sofia.
The cheapest time of day to fly to Sofia is in the morning when flights can be purchased for as low as $625. Flights to Sofia are more costly in the afternoon, with an average ticket price of $842. Departure times in the afternoon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
Plovdiv Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Sofia.
With an average price of $436 per person, Plovdiv Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Sofia. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.
Currently, Bulgaria travel restrictions include travel to Sofia. Bulgaria has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals or family members of nationals of the European Union, the Schengen Agreement States (including San Marino, Andorra, Monaco and Vatican City), or the UK. Nationals of Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus, Canada, Georgia, Israel, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, South Korea, Rwanda, Serbia, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay, Ukraine and the UAE may also enter the country. Bulgarian nationals and their family members, permanent residents, and long-term residence permit holders may also enter the country, as may long-term residents and family members of EEA/Schengen countries and the UK. Certain other exceptions exist for medical workers, students attending a Bulgarian institution, diplomats, and certain classes of workers essential to the Bulgarian state. For full details on exceptions, check the Bulgarian Ministry of Health website (in Bulgarian). A PCR test is not required for nationals arriving in Bulgaria from EU Member States, the UK, and the Schengen countries, as well as from Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, Ukraine, and Jordan. Nationals of these countries are not subject to a 14-day quarantine. Nationals of North Macedonia, Serbia, Albania, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Moldova, Israel, and Kuwait can enter Bulgaria with a negative PCR test performed in the last 72 hours. The Bulgarian border authorities must be presented with a document showing a negative result, written in the Latin method (PCR), which contains the names of the person according to the identity document with which he travels, data about the laboratory that performed the test, and the date on which the PCR test was performed. Travelers who fall into one of the above exception categories but whose travel to Bulgaria originates in any other country must present a negative result from a PCR test done up to 72 hours before entering Bulgaria, Travelers who are required to quarantine will not be able to leave Bulgaria before the end date of the 14 day quarantine. Traveling and leaving the premises of the quarantine will be considered a violation. Nationals and long-term residents of the EU, Schengen countries, or the UK and their family members may transit transit through Bulgaria to their country of residence, and nationals of North Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, or Turkey can transit to return to the country of which they are nationals. Transit is only permitted when the traveler will immediately depart Bulgaria. Bulgarian passports and national ID cards which have expired on or after March 13, 2020 will be considered valid with a prolongation of 6 months. If you are planning to travel to Sofia at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.