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Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.
The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.
The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.
Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.
More than three million people use the Sofia Airport every year, because this airport is centrally located less than four miles from the downtown area. Searching for cheap flights to Sofia was once a problem, because many traditional airlines didn't fly to this airport. Orbitz.com can now get you a seat with any of the major airlines using this airport, including Aeroflot, Bulgaria Air, Niki, or Wizz Air.
Getting from the airport to your hotel is just as important as flying into town. The city has several public transportation systems, including trolleys, buses, and trams. Each one makes multiple stops at the airport every day, which makes transport to your hotel easy. If you want to save money, you can purchase a bundle of tickets to use during your trip.
During Sofia's harsh winters, temperatures drop to the low teens and up to 10 inches of snow covers the area. The summers are much milder, with temperatures remaining stable in the 60s and 70s, but on the warmer days, the temperatures can climb into the 80s.
When you visit Sofia, spend a few days enjoying the historical sites in town. Some of the most visited spots include the National Archeological Museum, Boyana Church, and Alexandar Nevsky Cathedral. Depending on the type of attractions that you want to visit, you might find cheap tickets through Orbitz.com. Whether you need a low-fare ticket or you just want to browse cheap flights to Sofia, Orbitz.com can help.
Choose your favorite seat, because you'll be sitting in it for at least 10 hours and 5 minutes. This is the shortest possible flight time from Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD) to Sofia Intl. Airport
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Sofia have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Sofia without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.
To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
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