If you're planning to visit Bulgaria's capital Sofia you may want to check out information about its airport and the surrounding facilities and local transport links before making your journey. With this in mind, we've put together this informative guide to help you plan our your trip. Flybe also charters flights to and from other eastern European cities including Bucharest and Budapest – search flights on this page for more information.
Airport Name: Sofia Airport (SOF)
Location: Located in Bulgaria's capital, this airport is situated just 5km east from central Sofia.
Contact Information: Sofia Airport (SOF), Sofia, Bulgaria Telephone: +359 2 937 2211
Located within the capital of Bulgaria, this international hub is situated in easy reach of Bulgaria's tourist hotspots and boasts a wealth of public transport links.
This airport can provide parking for around 1,200 vehicles, with 400 spaces located in the open parking area at Terminal 1 and 800 in Terminal 2's parking garage. The paid parking areas are open 24 hours a day and can be found directly in front of the terminal buildings.
Two bus services operate within the airport – 84 and 384 – the former of which stops at the university. Both journeys take around 30-40 minutes, with tickets available to purchased at newspaper kiosks and vending machines in the terminal.
Those wishing to travel by cab can the taxi ranks in front of the western exits of Terminals 1 and 2. You can book taxis in advance by contacting the airport's taxi company, OK Supertrans, on (+)359 2 973 21 21. They also have an office located in the Arrivals Hall.
If you're planning on a more in-depth look into the beautiful architecture of Bulgaria you might want to book with one of the large selection of car rental companies that can be found at the airport, including Avis. Desks for car rental companies can be found in the public area in Terminal 2.
Free wi-fi and broadband connections can be located in the Pliska and Preslav guest lounges.
As well as the guest lounges, which contain magazines and cable TV in addition to refreshments, more private specialised loungse can be accessed by purchasing a visitor invitation.
If you require more information, please visit the airport's website.
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