The cheapest times to fly from LRD to SOF are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • October 8th to December 16th

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 LRD to SOF is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1954 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $1063 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Sofia

Flying from Laredo, TX (LRD) to Sofia (SOF) will usually cost between $1080 to $1747 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1080. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1754. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $675 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1402 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LRD to SOF flight.

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

LRD to SOF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LRD to SOF flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Laredo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sofia, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Laredo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $150 (10%) 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 $1323. Return trip prices are from the SOF to LRD 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 LRD to SOF can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from LRD to SOF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Pristina Airport (PRN) in Pristina

  • 121 miles (195 km) away from SOF
  • Usually 7.81% less expensive than SOF
  • 2-layover flights available

See LRD to PRN flights


Flight Hacking LRD 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 LRD to SOF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (LRD > JFK > SOF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1091
  • Average savings: $312 (22.22%)

See LRD to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1098
  • Average savings: $304 (21.68%)

See LRD to MAD flights

Hack #3: Houston, TX (LRD > IAH > SOF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1099
  • Average savings: $303 (21.61%)

See LRD to IAH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sofia Airport to Laredo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6376 miles or 10261 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LRD to SOF flight is about 12 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Laredo, TX and Sofia?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from LRD to SOF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LRD
Origination airport name Laredo International Airport
City Laredo, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 27.5
Longitude -99.5

Return Airport

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


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