In general, March is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Sofia. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around R8 920. If you’re not able to fly to Sofia in March, then October is your next best option. Flight prices from South Africa to Sofia during October average around R9 165.
The ideal time to book your flight to Sofia is 3 days in advance, when prices tend to average R9 831.
Our data shows that Wednesday is the least expensive day to fly to Sofia. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as R9 131. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Saturday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Sofia on Saturday is R9 902.
In the morning is the cheapest time of day to fly from South Africa to Sofia when you can find flight prices for as low as R9 100. Flying to Sofia in the morning is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. In the afternoon is when there is more demand to fly to Sofia, so prices are often more expensive at around R10 220 per ticket.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Sofia is possible. If you are planning a flight to Sofia, consider booking flights to Plovdiv Airport (144 km from Sofia city centre).