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Distance between Sofia (SOF) and Zurich (ZRH)

Flight distance from Sofia to Zurich (Sofia Airport – Zurich Airport) is 796 miles / 1282 kilometers / 692 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Sofia (SOF) to Zurich (ZRH) is 1031 miles / 1659 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 5 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Sofia Airport (SOF) and Zurich Airport (ZRH).

How far is Zurich from Sofia?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 796.495 miles
  • 1281.835 kilometers
  • 692.135 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
  • 794.726 miles
  • 1278.988 kilometers
  • 690.598 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 Flag of Bulgaria
IATA Code: SOF
ICAO Code: LBSF
Coordinates: 42°41′48″N, 23°24′41″E

B Zurich Airport
City: Zurich
Country: Switzerland Flag of Switzerland
IATA Code: ZRH
ICAO Code: LSZH
Coordinates: 47°27′52″N, 8°32′57″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Sofia and Zurich is 1 hour. Zurich is 1 hour behind Sofia.

Time Difference

Sofia

 EET

Zurich

 CET

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (297 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sofia (SOF) → Zurich (ZRH).

Distance:
796
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
796

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