Sofia to Istanbul Flights

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Overview: Sofia to Istanbul flight

distanceDistance311 miles (501 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$260 (€229)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesTurkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Pegasus Airlines or Air Serbia

Flights from Sofia to Istanbul cover the 311 miles (501 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Pegasus Airlines or Air Serbia. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this route for as low as $40 (€36), but the average price of plane tickets is $260 (€229). Travelers depart most frequently from Sofia Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

The cheapest flights from Sofia to Istanbul

Showing times and prices for Jun 18

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap flight ticket from Sofia to Istanbul is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
pegasus
12:00PM8h50
Sofia Airport (SOF)
08:50PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
$1381One-way
1 transfer
2nd Cheapest
Turkish Airlines
03:45PM1h35
Sofia Airport (SOF)
05:20PMIstanbul Airport (IST)
$2111One-way
0 transfers
pegasus
12:00PM6h35
Sofia Airport (SOF)
06:35PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
$2441One-way
1 transfer
Turkish Airlines
09:20AM1h35
Sofia Airport (SOF)
10:55AMIstanbul Airport (IST)
$2921One-way
0 transfers
Turkish Airlines
09:10PM1h30
Sofia Airport (SOF)
10:40PMIstanbul Airport (IST)
$3251One-way
0 transfers

Flight schedulefrom Sofia to Istanbul

Showing flights for tomorrow, Tuesday, June 18
Turkish Airlines
09:20AM1h35
Sofia Airport (SOF)
10:55AMIstanbul Airport (IST)
0 transfers
tarom
10:05AM23h20
Sofia Airport (SOF)
09:25AMIstanbul Airport (IST)
1 transfer
tarom
10:05AM13h15
Sofia Airport (SOF)
11:20PMIstanbul Airport (IST)
1 transfer
tarom
10:05AM7h25
Sofia Airport (SOF)
05:30PMIstanbul Airport (IST)
1 transfer
tarom
10:05AM12h20
Sofia Airport (SOF)
10:25PMIstanbul Airport (IST)
1 transfer
pegasus
12:00PM6h35
Sofia Airport (SOF)
06:35PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 transfer
pegasus
12:00PM8h50
Sofia Airport (SOF)
08:50PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
1 transfer
Turkish Airlines
03:45PM1h35
Sofia Airport (SOF)
05:20PMIstanbul Airport (IST)
0 transfers
Air Serbia
04:05PM7h10
Sofia Airport (SOF)
11:15PMIstanbul Airport (IST)
1 transfer
Air Serbia
04:05PM20h10
Sofia Airport (SOF)
12:15PMIstanbul Airport (IST)
1 transfer
Air Serbia
04:05PM22h45
Sofia Airport (SOF)
02:50PMIstanbul Airport (IST)
1 transfer
Turkish Airlines
09:10PM1h30
Sofia Airport (SOF)
10:40PMIstanbul Airport (IST)
0 transfers

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The fastest flights from Sofia to Istanbul

Showing times and prices for Jun 18

Fastest Journey

1 h 30 m

Average

10 h 32 m

Flights per day

12

Distance

502 km

Of the 12 flights that leave Sofia for Istanbul every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Turkish Airlines
09:10PM1h30
Sofia Airport (SOF)
10:40PMIstanbul Airport (IST)
$3251One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Turkish Airlines
03:45PM1h35
Sofia Airport (SOF)
05:20PMIstanbul Airport (IST)
$2111One-way
0 transfers
2nd Fastest
Turkish Airlines
09:20AM1h35
Sofia Airport (SOF)
10:55AMIstanbul Airport (IST)
$2921One-way
0 transfers
pegasus
12:00PM6h35
Sofia Airport (SOF)
06:35PMIstanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW)
$2441One-way
1 transfer
Air Serbia
04:05PM7h10
Sofia Airport (SOF)
11:15PMIstanbul Airport (IST)
$5031One-way
1 transfer

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Airlines: Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Pegasus Airlines flights from Sofia to Istanbul

Find the best flights from Sofia to Istanbul with Omio's travel partners Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines and Pegasus Airlines from $71 (€62). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Turkish Airlines is Turkey’s leading airline and you can choose between EcoFly, ExtraFly, PrimeFly, Business Ticket for your next flight from Sofia to Istanbul.

Flight information from Sofia to Istanbul with Turkish Airlines:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: $161

FAQs: Sofia to Istanbul Flight

FAQs: Take a flight from Sofia to Istanbul hassle-free. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Sofia to Istanbul.
FAQs
Cheap plane tickets from Sofia to Istanbul can start from as little as $40 (€36) when you book in advance. The average flight ticket price for Sofia to Istanbul is $260 (€229); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The flight time from Sofia to Istanbul is on average 1 h 15 min   for the 311 mile (501 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Sofia to Istanbul by flight can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first flight from Sofia to Istanbul leaves at 6: 20 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last flight from Sofia to Istanbul leaves at 7: 35 PM.
When taking a flight from Sofia to Istanbul, you can count on Turkish Airlines, Aegean Airlines, Pegasus Airlines or Air Serbia for the best way to get you to Istanbul. You can also check all possible airlines who offer a service from Sofia to Istanbul and compare the amenities they offer before buying a plane ticket.

Flights from Sofia to Istanbul generally leave from Sofia Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

Sofia Airport is 8.5 km away from Sofia city centre and Istanbul Airport is 44.2 km from Istanbul city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Sofia to Istanbul by plane is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Istanbul from Sofia including taking a bus or flight.

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