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Airports in Black Sea Coast

Varna International Airport (VAR)

Overview

Varna International Airport started out in 1916 as two sheds set up for mail flights. From there it progressed to the five terminal airport it is today, handling just over a million passengers per year. The airport has a number of cafés, and snack bars as well as great view points for passengers with a few hours to spare while waiting for their flights.

Passengers tend to use the airport as a great access point for many of Bulgaria's Black Sea resorts, including the popular Sunny Beach and Golden Sands resorts. The staff at this airport are friendly and efficient, ensuring a smooth start and end to your Bulgarian holiday.

Location

The airport is situated on the western outskirts, about five miles (9km) 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 (0)52 573 323.

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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 serve the airport.

Time

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

Contacts

Tel: +359 (0)56 870 248 (Departures); +359 (0)56 870 272 (Arrivals).

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

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