Sofia, the beautiful capital of Bulgaria, is a city with museums, churches and neoclassical buildings and it will fascinate you with its magic and at the same time the large avenues with the shops, the restaurants and the intense night life will besot you. The residents of Sofia are hospitable and live carefree in their city, enjoying their coffee at the outdoor cafeterias and walking in the city’s parks. In the past few year Sofia has bloomed in the sector of tourism and its infrastructure is changing progressively in order to offer the best to the modern visitor. Book now a flight to Sofia and you enjoy the liveliness of Sofia’s streets, its organization and cleanness, its wonderful monuments and sights, its flee markets and the serenades of the wandering musicians.

How to get there

There are direct flights from Greece to Sofia only from Athens, the schedule is operated by Aegean, Olympic Air and Bulgaria Air. From other Greek cities there are connecting flights to Sofia via Athens. From Cyprus there are also direct flights form Larnaca, the schedule is operated by Cyprus Airways and Bulgaria Air. The airlines that carry out flights to Sofia are Aegean, Olympic Air, Cyprus Airways and Bulgaria Air more specifically:

Athens – Sofia:

Olympic Air (direct flights)

Aegean (direct flights)

Bulgaria Air (direct flights)

Thessaloniki – Sofia:

Aegean (via Athens)

Ολυμπιακη (via Athens)

Alitalia (via Rome)

Heraklion – Sofia:

Aegean (via Athens)

Ολυμπιακη (via Athens)

Cyprus (Larnaca) – Sofia:

Cyprus Airways (direct flights)

Bulgaria Air (direct flights)

All the airlines are landed at the International Airport of Sofia Letishte (more information below). When making plans for a holiday trip to Sofia it is better to make a reservation as soon as possible in order to find cheaper air tickets. Many airlines promote cheap flights and announce special air ticket offers for reservations made 1 or 2 months prior the departure.

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Sofia Airport - Letishte  

Sofia’s airport is located only 5 kilometres from the center of the city and it serves innumerable international flights daily. The airport has 2 terminals that are connected with a free of charge bus. At Sofia’s airport there are banks, ATM machines, exchange offices, a post, shops, duty free shops, snack bars, cafeterias, restaurants, wireless internet access, storage room for luggage, first aid, travel agencies and of course ticket desks for air tickets . The transfer to central Sofia is easy and fast since the airport is not located far from the city centre.


Public buses 84 (bus stop at terminal 1) and 284 (bus stop terminal 2) have services from the airport to the center of the city (University Sofia). The journey lasts approximately 20 minutes depending on the traffic in the streets and the ticket costs 1 lev (0.50 €). Tickets can be purchased from the various kiosks. Both buses have regular and frequent services during the day. Bus 30 connects the 2 terminals with the center of the city. The ticket costs 1.50 lev (0.75€) and it also has regular services


The taxi is definitely the easiest way to transfer from the airport to the center of Sofia. There are always available taxis outside the 2 airpoort terminals and the journey can cost 8 to 10 lev. If you choose a taxi, make sure that it is a legal taxi before you board.

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