By metro

Sofia Metro Line 1 connects Sofia Airport to the city centre and provides direct connection from the airport to the large residential complexes in close proximity – “Druzhba” and “Mladost”, as well as to more distant complexes to the west – “Zapaden Park” and “Lyulin”.

The journey time from Sofia Airport to the city centre is approximately 18 min.

Changing trains from Line 1 to Line 2 at Serdika Metro Station, passengers can travel from the airport to Sofia Central Bus and Railway Stations within less than half an hour.

Connection with the railway transport is possible two stops from Metro station Sofia Airport at Metro station Iskarsko shosse, with a changeover there to trains on the Sofia-Plovdiv and Sofia-Karlovo lines.

For further information on the railway time schedule, see BDZ Passenger Services.

The other Metro stations allow convenient transport connections to bus or trolleybus lines of the city transport system.

The metro trains on the route to the airport operate from 5:30 a.m. to midnight on weekdays and weekends/holidays.

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The metro station at Sofia Airport is located in the eastern part of Terminal 2. You can reach it by following the floor markings in blue at the public area of Terminal 2.

Sofia Airport provides free-of-charge transportation between the two terminal buildings.

The shuttle bus stops located in front of the terminal buildings are designated by signage and pavement markings.

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By public transport

BUS ROUTES NO 84 AND NO 184

84 bus route connects city centre (Gen. Gurko Str.) with Sofia Airport Terminal 2 and Temrinal 1. Then it goes back along Christopher Columbus Blvd. – Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd. to Gen. Gurko Str.

184 bus route connects city centre (Gen. Gurko Str.) with Sofia Airport Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Then it goes back along Christopher Columbus Blvd. – Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd. – Gen. Gurko Str.

Both bus routes operate under an all-day timetable. The exact times, including the first and last buses, are published at the Urban Mobility Center. The journey time from the first to the final stops of 84 and 184 bus routes is approximately 45 min. on weekdays, and 35 min. at weekends/holidays.

184 bus route is an experimental bus line that will operate until mid-October 2017.

384 BUS ROUTE

384 bus route provides access to Sofia Airport – Terminal 2 from Druzhba 2 residential district. The bus service starts from Druzhba 2, goes along Christopher Columbus Blvd. through Druzhba 1 to Terminal 2 and then goes back following the same route.

The bus line operates under an all-day timetable. The exact times, including the first and last buses, are published at the Urban Mobility Center. The journey time from the first to the final stops of 384 bus route is about 25-30 min. on weekdays and weekends/holidays.

In case you want to use public bus transport from Terminal 2, the floor marking in red in the public area will show you the way to the bus stops.

TICKETs AND BAGGAGE

You can buy tickets for the public transport at Sofia Airport from the kiosks of Razprostranenie na Pechata in the public areas of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, or, alternatively, from the ticket machine in the public area of Terminal 1, Arrivals. The machine accepts Bulgarian banknotes and coins, and the tickets are valid for bus lines Nos 84,184 and 384.

Ticket machines for metro tickets are located at Sofia Airport Metro Station. The ticket machines accept Bulgarian banknotes and coins, and one of them accepts credit cards as well.

Important: Any piece of baggage exceeding 60х40х40 cm requires a separate ticket.

For further details on the routes, timetables, and tariffs of the public transport, please refer to Metropolitan Sofia and Sofia Urban Mobility Centre.