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About Sofia Airport
Bulgaria which is one of the oldest countries in the Balkans, capital city Sofia lived for many years under the control of the Romans, Byzantines and the Ottomans and today Sofia is a city that still carries the traces of these civilizations. Sofia Airport was established in 1937 and in the 2000s the airport was totally renovated, with new terminal buildings and runways being built and modernised. The theater, concert and exhibition areas which opened near the newly opened terminal buildings, manage to attract the attention of the passengers. Since there are no airport services in Pernik and Lovech cities which are near Sofia, Sofia Airport is preferred for transportation to these cities.
Getting to the City Center from Sofia Airport

Sofia Airport, located in Bulgaria's capital city, Sofia, is 5 kilometers from the city center and serves international flights. A large number of passengers are being transported each year from Sofia Airport, Bulgaria's main airport.

The Sofia transport network, which offers numerous transport alternatives to reach the city center from the Sofia Airport, which is close to the city, allows you to travel comfortably, without hesitation and fast. In addition to this, you can benefit from numerous services and activities before or after your flight, and spend your time in a pleasant way.

From Sofia Airport to the city center, there are many different transportation options both by road and by rail. These options include taxi, bus, subway, bicycle and rental cars.

Taxi

You can go to the city center safely and comfortably with the taxis of OK Supertrans, the contractor of Sofia Airport. From the time your aircraft landed at the airport, you can request a taxi from the company office at terminal buildings 1 and 2. Or, you can choose to take one of the taxis waiting in front of the terminal building.

Bus

Another means of transportation that you can choose to go to the city center from Sofia Airport is the buses. You can get to the city center with the buses that operate on two different lines which are easy and affordable. Buses number 84 and 384 run from 5 am until midnight. Do not forget to ask which one you should get before boarding.

Metro

Another way to get to the city center is by metro. It is easy to go to the city center with the metro which is comfortable, fast and economical. The Sofia Metro 1 Line is directly connected to Sofia Airport and allows you to reach many points of the city. If you wish you can change to Metro 2 Line at Serdika metro station. The metro would take you to city center in 18 minutes. The metro is a good option, serving between 5 am and midnight every day of the week.

Bicycle

Sofia Airport is a significant one with regards to bicycles in the world, as the number of cyclists is increasing and use of bicycles is supported. Bicycle paths are available at Sofia Airport, where bicycle parking is available at each terminal.

Car Rental

Another option to get to the city center from Sofia Airport is to rent a car. This service, which is designed for those who want to travel comfortably using personal vehicles, can be obtained from the car rental offices at the airport.

Among the car rental companies you can choose from are Choice, Europcar, Sixt, Avis, Enterprise, Budget, Hertz, Avtojet, Moto Pfohe, Tany 97, Thrifty and Firefly.

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2017
Getting to Sofia Airport from the City Center

There are different means of transportation that you can use to get to Sofia Airport from the city center. You can go to the city center by taxi, bus, metro, and bicycle or by renting a car.

Taxi

You can quickly and easily get to Sofia Airport by taking a taxi from any corner of the city of Sofia. Taking a taxi can be a very simple transport option to get to Sofia Airport, which is 5 kilometers away from the city center.

Bus

You can easily and economically get to Sofia Airport with the buses you can get from all the points in the city. Buses that are more affordable than the taxis are available on two different lines. According to your position, the buses will take you to Sofia Airport easily.

Metro

You can go to Sofia Airport in an economical, comfortable and fast way by metro which is a rail and underground transportation option. You can reach Sofia Airport, which is directly linked to the Sofia Metro 1 Line, from all metro stations in the metro city.

Bicycle

You have the opportunity to go to Sofia Airport, one of the airports that give importance to the increasing bicycle transportation in the world, with your bikes. There are bicycle parking areas at the terminal buildings of Sofia Airport, which has special bicycle routes.

Car Rental

Renting a car is one of the comfortable options you can choose to go to Sofia Airport. You can easily reach your aircraft with the cars you can rent from the car rental offices located in the city center. Do not forget that you can rent vehicles with or without drivers.

Among the car rental companies you can choose from are Choice, Europcar, Sixt, Avis, Enterprise, Budget, Hertz, Avtojet, Moto Pfohe, Tany 97, Thrifty and Firefly.

Airport Information

Located in Bulgaria's capital, Sofia, Sofia Airport is an important airport that is only 5 kilometers away from the city center and serves international flights. At the same time, Sofia Airport, the most important and largest airport in Bulgaria, has significance as it carries a large number of passengers each year and provides air travel to the country. You can benefit from numerous services at Sofia Airport terminal buildings. You can spend time in sophisticated, comfortable lounge rooms, make money transactions at bank offices, and get emergency medical help when needed.

In addition to these, you can also shop and spend time in the eating and drinking spots at the terminal buildings where car rental companies, lost goods office, postal services are also available.

Among the stores in Sofia Airport you can shop at are SA Tax Free & Travel Retail, SA Buy / Bye Shop, SA Stop / Buy Shop, SA Spirit of Bulgaria, La Casa Del Habano, Fashion And Accessories Shops, Iris, Toys, Bulgarian Souvenirs, Relay Shop and Aviation Art Shop. You can shop with Bulgarian Lev, Euro, Dollar, Swedish Franc and Sterling. Among the places where you can eat or drink something at the airport are Deli Sandwich Bar, World News Cafe and Sky Cafe.

Last Updated: 23 Mar 2017

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Which are the alternative airports to Sofia Airport?

You can use Targovishte Airport as an alternative to Sofia Airport.

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