Book flights from Sofia to St. Petersburg

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 St. Petersburg

Travel to St. Petersburg and see firsthand where the legendary Czars once lived. A history-buff’s dream, the city is replete with cathedrals, museums, palaces and incredible architecture stretching as far as the eye can see. Book your tickets to St. Petersburg and visit the cultural heart of Russia.

First Time in St. Petersburg

Perhaps the best way to make your way around St. Petersburg is by water, boating along the rivers and canals. You can also walk along the riverbanks and enjoy the hustle and bustle of these popular pathways.

Your St. Petersburg

If you love to be immersed in culture, consider visiting in May, when you can find cheap hotels in St. Petersburg and enjoy the festivals celebrating the arrival of summer. At night, you can further bond with the locals at one of the many jazz bars.

Making the Most of Your St. Petersburg Holiday

You will likely find the best flight deals to St. Petersburg in the cooler seasons, and it can be very enjoyable to visit just as the snow is beginning to fall. It is often more enjoyable to book flights to St. Petersburg for May or September, when the weather is pleasant the peak tourist season has not yet started. Save time on your next trip to St. Petersburg with airberlin's convenient check-in options.