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

84 bus line

The line operates on the route under an all-day timetable.

Weekdays                            Weekends/ Holidays   

First Bus                               First Bus
Т2: 05:00 a.m.                     Т2: 05:00 a.m.
Т1: 05:05 a.m.                     Т1: 05:05 a.m.

Last Bus                               Last Bus
Т2: 12:20 a.m.                     Т2: 11:23 p.m.
Т1: 12:24 a.m.                     Т1: 11:27 p.m.

Between Sofia Airport – Gen. Gurko str., the bus route is as follows:

Sofia Airport, Terminal 2 – Terminal 1 – Christopher Columbus blvd. – Tsarigradsko Shose blvd. – Gen. Gurko str.;

and back: Gen. Gurko str. - Tsarigradsko Shose blvd.  – Christopher Columbus blvd. – Prodan Tarakchiev str. - Sofia Airport, Terminal 2, and Terminal 1.

The journey time from the start to the final destination is approximately 40 min. on weekdays, and 30 min. at weekends/holidays.

Bus line 84 can be used as a transport link between Sofia Airport Terminal 2 Metro Station and Terminal 1.

384 bus line

The line operates on the route under an all-day timetable.

Weekdays                       Weekends/ Holidays

First Bus                          Firts Bus
Т2: 05:52 a.m.                Т2: 05:56 a.m.

Last Bus                          Last Bus
Т2: 10:58 p.m.               T2: 10:50 p.m.

Between Sofia Airport and “Druzhba 2” the route is as follows:

Sofia Airport, Terminal 2 – Christopher Columbus blvd. – Prof. Tsvetan Lazarov str. – Druzhba Metro Station – Obikolna str. - Druzhba 2;

and back: Druzhba 2 - Obikolna str. - Prof. Tsvetan Lazarov str. – Iliya Beshkov blvd. – Captain Dimitar Spisarevski blvd. - Christopher Columbus blvd. - Sofia Airport, Terminal 2.

The journey time from the start to the final destination is 20-25 min. on weekdays and weekends/holidays.

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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 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.