The cheapest times to fly from LIS to SOF are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • May 28th to July 15th (except the week of June 4th)
  • November 5th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LIS to SOF is early December. Prices can be as high as $422 for Sunday flights during mid August, or as low as $168 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Sofia

Flying from Lisbon (LIS) to Sofia (SOF) will usually cost between $184 to $339 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $180. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $350. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $170 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $220 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIS to SOF flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LIS to SOF route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LIS to SOF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIS to SOF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Lisbon. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $48 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $213. Return trip prices are from the SOF to LIS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LIS to SOF can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 4 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking LIS to SOF

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LIS to SOF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bergamo (LIS > BGY > SOF)

  • Price for both tickets: $209
  • Average savings: $11 (5.01%)

See LIS to MAD flights

Hack #2: Madrid (LIS > MAD > SOF)

  • Price for both tickets: $219
  • Average savings: $1 (0.46%)

See LIS to BGY flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LIS to SOF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Europa, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, easyJet, El Al, Eurowings, Iberia, KLM, Laudamotion, LOT, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, Transavia, Turkish Airlines, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sofia Airport to Lisboa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1714 miles or 2758 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LIS to SOF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIS to SOF flight is about 4 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Lisbon and Sofia?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 63 available flights from LIS to SOF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LIS
Origination airport name Lisboa Airport
City Lisbon
Country Portugal
Latitude 38.8
Longitude -9.1

Return Airport

Destination code SOF
Destination airport name Sofia Airport
City Sofia
Country Bulgaria
Latitude 42.7
Longitude 23.4


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