# How far is Sofia from Bucharest?

The distance between Bucharest (Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport) and Sofia (Sofia Airport) is 187 miles / 301 kilometers / 162 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Bucharest (OTP) to Sofia (SOF) is 229 miles / 369 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 5 minutes.

187
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301
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162
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## Distance from Bucharest to Sofia

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Bucharest to Sofia. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 186.980 miles
• 300.915 kilometers
• 162.481 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
• 186.789 miles
• 300.608 kilometers
• 162.315 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Bucharest to Sofia?

The estimated flight time from Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport to Sofia Airport is 51 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP) and Sofia Airport (SOF)

On average, flying from Bucharest to Sofia generates about 53 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 53 kilograms equals 116 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Bucharest to Sofia

See the map of the shortest flight path between Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP) and Sofia Airport (SOF).

## Airport information

Origin Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport
City: Bucharest
Country: Romania
IATA Code: OTP
ICAO Code: LROP
Coordinates: 44°34′19″N, 26°6′7″E
Destination Sofia Airport
City: Sofia
Country: Bulgaria
IATA Code: SOF
ICAO Code: LBSF
Coordinates: 42°41′48″N, 23°24′41″E