The cheapest times to fly from MCI to SOF are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the weeks of September 10th and October 15th)

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 MCI to SOF is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1799 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $849 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Sofia

Flying from Kansas City, MO (MCI) to Sofia (SOF) will usually cost between $976 to $1480 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $996. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1586. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $590 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1154 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCI to SOF flight.

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

MCI to SOF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCI to SOF flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Kansas City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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. Fridays 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 $102 (8%) 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 $1142. Return trip prices are from the SOF to MCI 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 MCI 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 11 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: London (MCI > LHR > SOF)

  • Price for both tickets: $761
  • Average savings: $394 (34.1%)

See MCI to LHR flights

Hack #2: Manchester (MCI > MAN > SOF)

  • Price for both tickets: $875
  • Average savings: $279 (24.18%)

See MCI to MAN flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (MCI > CPH > SOF)

  • Price for both tickets: $904
  • Average savings: $250 (21.66%)

See MCI to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sofia Airport to Kansas City International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5576 miles or 8974 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCI to SOF flight is about 11 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Kansas City, MO and Sofia?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from MCI to SOF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MCI
Origination airport name Kansas City International Airport
City Kansas City, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.3
Longitude -94.7

Return Airport

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


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