The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 30 m
8 h 34 m
Flights per day
Of the 7 flights that leave Sofia for Istanbul every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||311 miles (501 km)|
|Average flight duration||1 h 30 min|
|Average plane ticket price||$320 (€292)|
|Airlines||Turkish Airlines, Bulgaria Air or Aegean Airlines|
Flights from Sofia to Istanbul cover the 311 miles (501 km) long route taking on average 1 h 30 min with our travel partners like Turkish Airlines, Bulgaria Air or Aegean Airlines. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this journey for as low as $185 (€169), but the average price of plane tickets is $320 (€292). Travelers depart most frequently from Sofia Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.
Aegean Airlines and Turkish Airlines flights will get you from Sofia to Istanbul from $185 (€169). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best flight times and tickets for your trip.
Aegean Airlines is Greece’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy and Business tickets for your next flight to Istanbul from Sofia.
If you’re looking for a smooth and easy flight from Sofia to Istanbul, check Omio for Aegean Airlines flights offering this journey. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest flight to take for this 311 miles (501 km) trip between Sofia and Istanbul, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Aegean Airlines flights at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book plane tickets online. Check the current Aegean Airlines flight schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Sofia to Istanbul as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Aegean Airlines flight on Omio. If you search for flights to Istanbul from Sofia in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Aegean Airlines tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Aegean Airlines flights from Sofia to Istanbul starting at $185 (€169), buy your official Aegean Airlines tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!
Turkish Airlines is Turkey’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy Class, Comfort Class, Business Class or All-Inclusive-Ticket for your next flight to Istanbul from Sofia.
Turkish Airlines is one of the best options when traveling by plane between Sofia and Istanbul. Omio quickly shows you current Turkish Airlines flight schedules for the Sofia - Istanbul trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy plane tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance from Sofia to Istanbul is around 311 miles (501 km) and the cheapest Turkish Airlines one-way ticket you can book starts at $402 (€368). As you check the latest Sofia to Istanbul flight schedule from Turkish Airlines for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Istanbul safely. If you search for Turkish Airlines tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Turkish Airlines ticket from Sofia to Istanbul so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!
Travel between Sofia, Bulgaria and Istanbul, Turkey by plane is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Turkey, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 8/3/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight from Sofia to Istanbul before traveling.
The restriction level for your return flight to Sofia, Bulgaria from Istanbul is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Bulgaria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Sofia from Istanbul closer to your date of departure here here.
Omio customers traveling this route book their cheap flights from Sofia Airport to Istanbul Airport most frequently.
Passengers board their flight most frequently from Sofia Airport, which is located approximately 7.1 miles (11.4 km) from the city center.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Istanbul Airport and need to travel approximately 28.3 miles (45.7 km) from the airport to reach the city center in Istanbul. You can check if there are airport shuttle services, taxi services or public transit options available from Istanbul Airport to get you to the city center in Istanbul.
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