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Prepare for an unforgettable trip when you visit Bulgaria. Discover long sandy beaches along the country’s Black Sea’s coast, gold-domed churches and paintings of religious icons in the cities, plus untamed mountains and forests. From historic sites to beautiful views, there's so much to uncover in this Balkan country.

Fly to Bulgaria with British Airways and explore the capital, Sofia in all its cultural glory. Steeped in Roman, Ottoman and Soviet history, this compact city is a great choice for a short city break, or as the starting point to explore further afield. Keep busy learning about the country’s fascinating past with every step as you explore the capital’s ruins and Byzantine churches. Once you’ve explored Sofia, head to the Black Sea and relax on one of its white-sand beaches or venture up into the mountains for hikes in the warmer months or skiing in the winter. Book your Bulgaria holiday today.

Bulgaria flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Bulgaria?

A flight from London to Sofia takes just over three hours.

Which airports does British Airways fly to Bulgaria from?

We fly to Bulgaria from London Heathrow.

What’s the cheapest month to fly to Bulgaria?

Use our low fare finder to discover the cheapest time to visit Bulgaria. Summer is the most popular season of the year to visit Bulgaria, so book your flights in spring and autumn if you want to pay less for your flights, but still enjoy the country’s temperate climate.

When’s the best time to visit Bulgaria?

The best time to visit Bulgaria depends on the reason for your trip. If you’re looking to enjoy a beach holiday by the Black Sea, summers are hot with up to 10 hours of sunshine a day. Spring and autumn still offer plenty of warm weather for exploring, while winter is cold and snowy and perfect for taking to the slopes in the mountains.

Is Bulgaria cheap to visit?

A trip to Bulgaria can be thoroughly enjoyed whatever your budget. In Sofia’s traditional taverns you can enjoy authentic Bulgarian cuisine at very affordable prices. For tipples, visit trendy bars mixing wallet-friendly drinks. Admission fees to Bulgaria’s attractions are also relatively cheap compared to most of Europe, and its public transport network makes getting around on a budget an easy feat.

Is it easy to get around Bulgaria?

Travelling by bus is usually the quickest way of ticking off different locations in Bulgaria. You can also rent a car and drive between destinations and see some sights along the way.

You can also hire a car with British Airways from Sofia airport if you want to get out of the city and see more of what Bulgaria has to offer. You’ll receive great benefits, with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support, plus you’ll collect Avios points on every rental.

Why visit Bulgaria?

From towering mountains to white-sand beaches and cities that pulse with electric nightlife, Bulgaria has something for every traveller. Blending nature, history and adventure, this Balkan country offers an unforgettable experience.

Why fly British Airways?

With outstanding service starting the minute you book, you can choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price including a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. Onboard you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Sit back, relax and let us take care of you every step of the way.

Sofia: Highlights

  • Take a tour of the impressive Aleksander Nevski Cathedral and marvel at its mosaics and gold-laden roof.
  • Wander the city and take in Sofia’s history with its onion-domed Byzantine churches, Ottoman mosques and Soviet monuments.
  • Embark on a short bus trip to Vitosha Mountain and enjoy the hiking trails or ski slopes.


Bulgaria travel essentials

Flight time

3-4 hours

Time zone

GMT +2


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