Book flights from Sofia (SOF) to Budapest (BUD)

Flying from Sofia

Flights from Sofia depart from Sofia Airport (SOF), Bulgaria's largest airport, located a convenient 10 kilometers from the city center.

Sofia Airport Information

Sofia Airport has been operational since the 1930s, but underwent some recent expansion with the addition of the very modern Terminal 2 in 2009. Terminal 1 has a duty-free shop, food and beverage vendors, and banking facilities, while Terminal 2 offers additional shopping and dining as well as currency exchange booths. The two terminals are not an easy walk apart, but there is a free shuttle between them that runs every 30 minutes.

Getting to the Airport in Sofia

There is a regular public bus to Sofia Airport that takes approximately 30-40 minutes to arrive from the city center, depending on traffic. You can also travel by train to Sofia Airport by going to Mladost metro station and taking a shorter bus journey of around 10 minutes from there. A taxi to Sofia Airport is also a good option should you desire greater convenience, or if you have a lot of luggage with you. You should allow around half an hour travel time if arriving by taxi.

Arriving in Budapest

Flights to Budapest with airberlin arrive at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport. airberlin offers regular flight deals to Budapest, so you can experience the intrigue of the city known to some as the ‘Paris of Eastern Europe’.

First Time in Budapest

Budapest is divided into three areas – the Castle district, Buda, and Pest, each of which offer plenty to see and do. The Castle district is a fascinating area, with a large collection of museums and magnificent views of the Danube. Buda and Pest, once individual cities, have since combined to form a city straddling the river, and are connected by a series of bridges, though Pest has the monopoly on exciting nightlife.

Your Budapest

For art lovers, tickets to Budapest make it possible to see some unique galleries like the Kassák Museum in Buda, which honors the life of Lajos Kassák, or the MissionArt Gallery, showcasing some of Hungary’s best modern art. For a relaxing experience, try one of the city's famous thermal baths.

Making the Most of Your Budapest Holiday

You can travel to Budapest at any time, but the winter period from December to February can be chilly. There are cheap hotels in Budapest available all year round, though it can be harder to find one during the peak summer season. Arrive in Budapest in comfort and style with airberlin.