The Sofia Airport is the main international airport of Bulgaria. It is located 10 km east of the center of the capital Sofia. The airport operates as the home base for BH Air, Bulgaria Air, and Bulgarian Air Charterand as a base for both Ryanair and Wizz Air.
Services for people with reduced mobility at Sofia Airport
You can book additional assistance online at least 48 hours before departure while making arrangements with the airline or travel agent. Some airlines also offer help, in the case you are booking by phone. Therefore you can be picked up by train, bus, taxi or on your arrival by car. If you forget to book before you arrive at the airport, you can still request help on arrival. Please take into account that you have to calculate more time.
Transit in Sofia Airport
The structure of the airport allows finding the gates easily. Information desks and customer-friendly personnel are at your disposal in case you need any assistance. If your transit takes long hours, just take your time and relax in one of the modern cafes at the airport.
Shopping in Sofia Airport
The Sofia Airport is a real paradise for shopaholics. In the shopping area, you may purchase TAX-FREE beverages, tobacco, perfume by luxuriant brands, world-known Swiss chocolate and much more. But do not be tempted, otherwise, you can miss your flight.
Private Transfer Service to and from Sofia Airport
After an exhausting flight, you will certainly need a fast and smooth transfer to your desired destination to get some rest. You should pay primary importance to the company you choose, as unprofessional and rude service may spoil your first impressions of the country. Always compare the companies to find the best price for airport transfer.
The infrastructure of Sofia Airport
Terminal 1 of Sofia Airport serves low-cost and charter carriers. Terminal 2 was one of the biggest projects in Bulgaria to receive funds from the EU ISPA program. The terminal includes air-bridges (gates A1, B5–9 and C1), 38 check-in desks and covers an area of 50,000 m2 and has a car park for 820 vehicles. It is situated to the east of Terminal 1 and is much bigger than the old one which continues to serve low-cost and charter airlines. Terminal 2 currently serves only one low-cost airline Ryanair.
Internet access at Sofia Airport
Wireless Internet broadcasts throughout the terminal of Edinburgh Airport. It is free to use and easy to access. However, if you need a hand connecting to the network, without hesitating you can talk to the friendly associates at the airport information desk in the Arrivals Hall. The Wifi service is part of the airports wider commitment to provide passengers with the best experience and offers internet access anywhere in the terminal.
Shared transfers to and from Sofia Airport
For budget travelers, the airport offers shared transfers to city center and vice versa.
Sofia Airport Taxis
Passengers, who are arranging pre-booked taxis from other areas will find the Pick-Up Zone. It is located on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park, directly opposite the Terminal. Taxis, which are travelling to the airport, can either drop passengers off in the chargeable or free drop off areas. The taxi operator OK Supertrans AD is a contractual partner of Sofia Airport. It is highly recommended not use taxi services offered outside the office of the taxi operator or in front of the terminal to avoid the risk of abuse.
Baggage Service at Sofia Airport
Cargo and Baggage Services are available at the Sofia Airport. The Baggage allowances are determined by airlines and will depend on factors such as fare paid, class, route, aircraft type, government regulations, and the airline's own company, commercial and health and safety policies.
Sofia Airport Contact Information
Official IATA code: SOF
Address: bul. "Christopher Columbus" 1, 1540 Sofia, Bulgaria
Phone: +359 2 937 2211
Official Website: https://www.sofia-airport.bg/