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Airports in Bulgaria

Sofia International Airport (SOF)

Location

The airport is situated six miles (10km) east of Sofia.

Getting to the city

Regular bus services 84 and 384 run on a frequent schedule day and night from the bus station close to Arrivals. Passengers will have to pay extra for large pieces of luggage. The journey takes 40 minutes on weekdays, and is slightly faster on weekends and holidays. Most hotels and tourist resorts run their own airport shuttles.

Time

Local time is GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the end of March to the end of October).

Contacts

Tel: +359 (0)2 937 2211/2 (international flights departures and arrivals).

see full airport guide


Varna International Airport (VAR)

Location

The airport is situated on the western outskirts, about six miles (10km) from Varna.

Getting to the city

Public bus 409, which passes through central Varna and travels as far as Golden Sands resort, serves the airport; departures are from in front of the VIP hall. Taxis are available in front of International Arrivals, but the meters are often not working and it is advisable to agree on a fare with the driver before departure. Many resort hotels run their own shuttle services to and from the airport.

Time

Local time is GMT +2 (GMT +3 from April to September).

Contacts

Tel: +359 52 573 323.

see full airport guide


Bourgas International Airport (BOJ)

Location

The airport is situated six miles (10km) from Bourgas.

Getting to the city

Most passenger flights into Bourgas Airport are part of package holiday deals and visitors are conveyed by their host tour operators. Taxis are available, and local buses also serve the airport.

Time

Local time is GMT +2 (GMT +3 from April to September).

Contacts

Tel: +359 56 870 248 (Departures), +359 56 870 272 (Arrivals).

see full airport guide


Sofia Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

Airports in Bulgaria

Sofia International Airport (SOF)

Location

The airport is situated six miles (10km) east of Sofia.

Getting to the city

Regular bus services 84 and 384 run on a frequent schedule day and night from the bus station close to Arrivals. Passengers will have to pay extra for large pieces of luggage. The journey takes 40 minutes on weekdays, and is slightly faster on weekends and holidays. Most hotels and tourist resorts run their own airport shuttles.

Time

Local time is GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the end of March to the end of October).

Contacts

Tel: +359 (0)2 937 2211/2 (international flights departures and arrivals).

see full airport guide


Varna International Airport (VAR)

Location

The airport is situated on the western outskirts, about six miles (10km) from Varna.

Getting to the city

Public bus 409, which passes through central Varna and travels as far as Golden Sands resort, serves the airport; departures are from in front of the VIP hall. Taxis are available in front of International Arrivals, but the meters are often not working and it is advisable to agree on a fare with the driver before departure. Many resort hotels run their own shuttle services to and from the airport.

Time

Local time is GMT +2 (GMT +3 from April to September).

Contacts

Tel: +359 52 573 323.

see full airport guide


Bourgas International Airport (BOJ)

Location

The airport is situated six miles (10km) from Bourgas.

Getting to the city

Most passenger flights into Bourgas Airport are part of package holiday deals and visitors are conveyed by their host tour operators. Taxis are available, and local buses also serve the airport.

Time

Local time is GMT +2 (GMT +3 from April to September).

Contacts

Tel: +359 56 870 248 (Departures), +359 56 870 272 (Arrivals).

see full airport guide


Sofia Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.