Flights from Sofia Airport (SOF) to Istanbul Airport Airport (IST)

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One-way from £24.36

Airliners including ALK Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Royal Jordanian, EgyptAir and Turkish Airlines all offer direct flights between Sofia to Istanbul Airport. When travelling from Sofia you will cover about 291 miles before you reach Istanbul Airport. This journey will take 1 Hour 22 Minutes.

Depending on the day of the week and the time of day you book, flight prices can vary dramatically. If you are on a tight budget then you should avoid flying at peak hours as the prices are more expensive. The cheapest flights are in the evenings and in mid week. We recommend our viewers to pay and reserve the seats in advance. This ensures you get the best seats on the plane at the cheapest prices.

Please see below the airlines that fly from Sofia (SOF) to Istanbul Airport (IST) and the amount of daily flights in operation.

Flights Chart
AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast FlightFlights
Turkish Airlines333333309:2022:40VIEW FLIGHTS
Singapore Airlines111111109:2010:55VIEW FLIGHTS
Royal Jordanian111111109:2010:55VIEW FLIGHTS
EgyptAir111111109:2010:55VIEW FLIGHTS
ALK Airlines000010015:0015:00VIEW FLIGHTS

Turkish Airlines is the most popular airliners who operate this route. They have around 21 a week with times that vary between 09:20 and 22:40.

To book your flight you can visit Turkish Airlines on their website thy.com. You will find up to date information on availability and the latest discounts.

Flight times for the route are summarised in the table below. These time were correct at the time of writing, but please be aware that times may vary from time to time so please check their website for exact times and the dates you wish to fly.

Flights Time In WeekDays
DayFlight TimesFlights
Monday
09:20
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1028
10:55
AirlineFlight  No
EgyptAirMS9668
Singapore AirlinesSQ6228
Royal JordanianRJ3710
17:20
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1032
22:40
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1030
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Tuesday
09:20
AirlineFlight  No
EgyptAirMS9668
Singapore AirlinesSQ6228
Royal JordanianRJ3710
10:55
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1028
17:20
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1032
22:40
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1030
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Wednesday
10:55
AirlineFlight  No
EgyptAirMS9668
Singapore AirlinesSQ6228
Turkish AirlinesTK1028
Royal JordanianRJ3710
17:20
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1032
21:10
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1030
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Thursday
10:55
AirlineFlight  No
EgyptAirMS9668
Singapore AirlinesSQ6228
Turkish AirlinesTK1028
Royal JordanianRJ3710
15:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1032
21:10
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1030
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Friday
09:20
AirlineFlight  No
EgyptAirMS9668
Singapore AirlinesSQ6228
Royal JordanianRJ3710
10:55
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1028
15:00
AirlineFlight  No
ALK AirlinesTI83
17:20
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1032
22:40
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1030
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Saturday
09:20
AirlineFlight  No
EgyptAirMS9668
Singapore AirlinesSQ6228
Royal JordanianRJ3710
10:55
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1028
15:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1032
21:10
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1030
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Sunday
09:20
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1028
Royal JordanianRJ3710
10:55
AirlineFlight  No
EgyptAirMS9668
Singapore AirlinesSQ6228
15:45
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1032
22:40
AirlineFlight  No
Turkish AirlinesTK1030
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Flights to Istanbul Airport are also available from airports close to Sofia. Below we have provided a short list of routes which you could consider is you feel that are suitable.

Alternative Direct Routes
RouteStopsDistanceFlying Time
Nis to Istanbul01 Hour 32 Minutes
Kastamonu to Istanbul01 Hour 23 Minutes
Prishtina to Istanbul01 Hour 35 Minutes
Skopje to Istanbul01 Hour 31 Minutes

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Flight Price FAQ - Sofia (SOF) to Istanbul (IST)

DIRECT Pegasus Airlines
What is the cheapest direct flight one way from Sofia SOF to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct flight one way from Sofia SOF to Istanbul IST is £24.36 ($31 €28.58)
£24.36
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DIRECT Pegasus Airlines
What is the cheapest direct return flight from Sofia SOF to Istanbul IST?
The cheapest direct return flight from Sofia SOF to Istanbul IST is £45.58 ($58 €53.48)
£45.58
$58 | €53.48
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Flight Info FAQ - Sofia (SOF) to Istanbul (IST)

Who flies from Sofia to Istanbul?
The following airlines fly from Sofia (SOF) to Istanbul (IST): ALK Airlines, EgyptAir, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines.
How far is the flight from Sofia to Istanbul?
The flight from Sofia to Istanbul is 469KM or 291 miles.
How long does the flight from Sofia to Istanbul to take?
The flight from Sofia to Istanbul takes 1 Hour 22 Minutes.

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