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Distance between Cologne (CGN) and Sofia (SOF)

Flight distance from Cologne to Sofia (Cologne Bonn Airport – Sofia Airport) is 953 miles / 1533 kilometers / 828 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Cologne (CGN) to Sofia (SOF) is 1159 miles / 1866 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 25 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cologne to Sofia.

Shortest flight path between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Sofia Airport (SOF).

How far is Sofia from Cologne?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cologne and Sofia. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 952.780 miles
  • 1533.351 kilometers
  • 827.944 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 951.081 miles
  • 1530.616 kilometers
  • 826.467 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Cologne Bonn Airport
City: Cologne
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: CGN
ICAO Code: EDDK
Coordinates: 50°51′57″N, 7°8′33″E

B Sofia Airport
City: Sofia
Country: Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria
IATA Code: SOF
ICAO Code: LBSF
Coordinates: 42°41′48″N, 23°24′41″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cologne and Sofia is 1 hour. Sofia is 1 hour ahead of Cologne.

Time Difference

Cologne

 CET

Sofia

 EET

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (325 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cologne (CGN) → Sofia (SOF).

Distance:
953
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
953

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