Cairo to Sofia Flights

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Cheap weekend flights in October from Cairo to Sofia

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Fri, 30 Oct Cairo (CAI) Sofia (SOF) Alitalia £221
Earn £2.21
Return Sun, 1 Nov Sofia (SOF) Cairo (CAI) Alitalia

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Cairo to Sofia

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Fri, 9 Oct Cairo (CAI) Sofia (SOF) Alitalia £221
Earn £2.21
Return Thu, 18 Feb Sofia (SOF) Cairo (CAI) Alitalia

Best one-week trip in October from Cairo to Sofia

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Sat, 3 Oct Cairo (CAI) Sofia (SOF) Aegean Airlines £296
Earn £2.96
Return Sat, 10 Oct Sofia (SOF) Cairo (CAI) Aegean Airlines
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Selected fares from Cairo to Sofia

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip fares
CAI SOF Thu, 4 Feb - Fri, 12 Feb £220
CAI SOF Fri, 30 Oct - Sun, 1 Nov £221
CAI SOF Thu, 4 Feb - Fri, 12 Feb £309
CAI SOF Fri, 30 Oct - Sun, 1 Nov £313
CAI SOF Sat, 3 Oct - Sat, 10 Oct £319
CAI SOF Tue, 9 Feb - Sat, 13 Feb £326
CAI SOF Thu, 4 Feb - Fri, 12 Feb £326
CAI SOF Tue, 9 Feb - Sat, 13 Feb £538
CAI SOF Wed, 23 Sep - Tue, 29 Sep £575
CAI SOF Thu, 4 Feb - Fri, 12 Feb £1,296

Cairo International Airport

When you are planning a trip from Cairo to the destination of your choice, use ebookers.com to find the best deals on flights from the many major airlines that serve the Cairo International Airport. Located approximately fourteen miles from downtown Cairo, the trip from the city's centre to the airport takes around forty-five minutes. Cairo is a vast city, so leave time for potential traffic snags when planning your trip.

Park at Cairo Airport

There are several parking lots available to travellers at Cairo International Airport that offer short-term and long-term options. Located in the Departure and Arrival Halls, short-term spaces run as low as EGP 5 per hour, and the lot offers over 3610 spaces for patrons. Save money on your flight with ebookers and use some of your savings to upgrade to VIP parking for a quicker and more pleasurable experience.

Ground Transportation in Cairo

To get to the airport from Cairo, your options include taxis, limousine services, public buses, or private vehicles. Taxi ride fares are negotiable and should average around 40 to 50 LE. The limousine service includes rides in luxury sedans, small buses, and various midsized cars. Rates range from EGP 45 to EGP 65 for travel to and from the heart of town. Public transportation is available and connects to the airport’s free shuttle bus system. Buses run every half hour and cost LE 2.

Restaurants in Cairo International Airport

Cairo International Airport is the second largest airport in Africa. You’ll find a wide selection of restaurants at International Food Court, including Oriental, Asian, and Western cuisine. Burger King, Hippopotamus, and Upper Crust all have locations in the airport. There are a number of lounges and retail shops to serve travellers who want to relax or shop. The airport is consistently rated as one of the best in Africa because of its focus on positive customer experiences. Wherever you are planning to fly, take advantage of offers from ebookers.com for great prices on flights and fares from Cairo International Airport.

Arriving at Sofia Airport

Sofia Airport is the busiest airport in Bulgaria, so expect a lot of hustle and bustle when you arrive. The airport, known locally as Letishte Sofia-Vrazhdebna, is located on Christopher Columbus Boulevard, about three miles east of the centre of the city. It serves as a hub for Air Via, BH Air, Bulgaria Air, Bulgarian Air Charter, and Wizz Air, so many flights arrive daily at Sofia Airport. Other major airlines that service this airport include British Airways, Air France, Air Berlin, and the discount airline easyJet. Search ebookers to find the cheapest flights to Sofia.

Ground Transportation Options at the Airport

You have a number of options to get from the airport to your final destination. If you have many pieces of luggage and want to take a taxi, the trip to the city centre is an affordable ten to twelve leva; however, you should only take a cab operated by one of the two airport-approved taxi companies. Both OK Taxi and the 91280 taxi company have counters at the airport where you can make arrangements for a cab with one of the English-speaking representatives. Avoid any unregulated or unauthorized taxis, as they may charge you much more than you expect to pay. A shuttle bus runs between Terminal 1 and the city centre, and public bus service on Lines 84 and 384 provides transportation to Sofia University, Mladost 1 Metro Station, and the city centre. Most major hotels also offer free shuttle service from the airport with advance notice.

Weather Conditions in Sofia

Sofia is often humid and has an average daily temperature of 10°C. The weather transitions quickly from summer to winter, with very little time that can be truly classified as spring or fall. Winters are cold and snowy, with temperatures dropping as low as -15°C. During the summer, the city experiences frequent heat waves, with temperatures exceeding 30°C. You should pack lightweight clothing if you plan to visit Sofia in the summer and cold-weather gear if you will be in the region during winter.

Things to Do in Sofia

Sofia is Bulgaria's most-popular tourist destination, so there are many things to do and see. The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, which is one of the country's national symbols, is a must-see attraction. The Boyana Church is a UNESCO World Heritage site and should be included in your itinerary. Using ebookers' online tools, you can find affordable accommodation in Sofia and purchase discount tickets to local attractions.

Sofia hotels near airports

From £27.36

ibis Sofia Airport

2 stars
Not yet reviewed

132 Mimi Balkanska Str

The brand new ibis hotel is ideally located just 500 m from Sofia Airport Center and 2 to 5 minutes driving to Megapark, European Trade Center, Interexpo Center and Arena Armeets hall....

From £46.16

Best Western Expo Hotel

4 stars
5.0 / 5 0 reviews

149 Tsarigradsko Shosse blvd.

...Room Amenities include individually controlled Air-Conditioning, complimentary shuttle to the Sofia Airport, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet, free access to Business Lounge,27' FLAT HD TV, safety...

From £52.69

FPI - Crystal Palace Boutique Hotel

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

14 Shipka Str.

Weekend Sale! Save 10% off!

The hotel offers 63 spacious, sunny rooms and suites, with wonderful view to the famous Doctor's garden, the building of the National Library and Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Crystal Palace was...

From £46.68

Radisson Blu Grand Hotel Sofia

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

4 Narodno Sabranie Square

...15 minute drive from Sofia Airport....

Budapest Hotel

3 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

Budapest Str 92 A

Book In Advance & Save 10%

...Sofia Airport is 15 km from the hotel....

From £43.75

Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Sofia

5 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

5 Sveta Nedelya Square

Save 15% on your stay, Breakfast Included

Archways of ceiling-high columns, distinctly constructed doors and moldings, and imported Italian marble floors outline the lobby of the Sofia Hotel Balkan. Located in the heart of Sofia, the hotel...

Cairo and Sofia airports and terminals

Airports in Cairo, EG

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    Cairo Int'l Airport (CAI)

    Distance from City Center: 11.3 miles

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Airports in Sofia , BG

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    Sofia Airport (SOF)

    Distance from City Center: 4.1 miles

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Flight schedule for flights from Cairo to Sofia on Wed, Sep 2, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Turkish Airlines/Turkish Airlines TK693/TK1027 CAI 02:50 SOF 08:45 321/738 4hr 55min
Aegean Airlines/Aegean Airlines A31303/A3858 CAI 08:30 SOF 17:25 738/DH4 7hr 55min
Aegean Airlines/Olympic Air A31303/OA6858 CAI 08:30 SOF 17:25 738/DH4 7hr 55min
Egyptair/Aegean Airlines MS747/A3858 CAI 08:30 SOF 17:25 738/DH4 7hr 55min
Egyptair/Olympic Air MS747/OA6858 CAI 08:30 SOF 17:25 738/DH4 7hr 55min
Egyptair/Egyptair MS735/MS9667 CAI 14:20 SOF 20:55 738/73H 5hr 35min
Egyptair/Turkish Airlines MS735/TK1029 CAI 14:20 SOF 20:55 738/73H 5hr 35min
Singapore Airlines/Singapore Airlines SQ6035/SQ6219 CAI 14:20 SOF 20:55 738/73H 5hr 35min
Turkish Airlines/Turkish Airlines TK8063/TK1029 CAI 14:20 SOF 20:55 738/73H 5hr 35min