# Distance between Sofia (SOF) and Bucharest (OTP)

Flight distance from Sofia to Bucharest (Sofia Airport – Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport) is 187 miles / 301 kilometers / 162 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Sofia (SOF) to Bucharest (OTP) is 231 miles / 372 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 29 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Sofia Airport (SOF) and Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP).

## How far is Bucharest from Sofia?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Sofia and Bucharest. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

## Airport information

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

B Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport
City: Bucharest
Country: Romania
IATA Code: OTP
ICAO Code: LROP
Coordinates: 44°34′19″N, 26°6′7″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Sofia and Bucharest.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 53 kg (116 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sofia (SOF) → Bucharest (OTP).

Distance:
187
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
187

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