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Airports in Sofia

Sofia International Airport (SOF)


Sofia Airport was built in the late 1930s, but has recently undergone a revamp with the addition of the modern Terminal 2. The airport is a central hub for many Eastern European carriers and serves over four million passengers annually.

Daily flights are available to London as well as cities across Europe. The airport is the largest airport in Bulgaria and houses a great selection of shops and restaurants. It is also the best airport to use when visiting the Black Sea Resorts, Balkan Mountains, or the Byzantine beauty of the capital, Sofia.


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 around 40 minutes on weekdays, and is slightly faster on weekends and holidays. Most hotels and tourist resorts run their own airport shuttles.


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


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

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

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