The inter-terminal transfer service operates 24/7 as follows.
On Terminal 1 – Terminal 2 – Terminal 1 route: from 08:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m. the bus runs at every 30 min. From 08:20 p.m. to 07:40 a.m. on the route Terminal 1 – Terminal 2 – Terminal 1: at every 40 min.
From Т1 to Т2:
07:20; 08:00; 08:30; 09:00; 09:30; 10:00; 10:30; 11:00; 11:30; 12:00; 12:30; 13:00; 13:30; 14:00; 14:30; 15:00; 15:30; 16:00; 16:30; 17:00; 17:30; 18:00; 18:30; 19:00; 19:30; 20:00; 20:40; 21:20; 22:00; 22:40; 23:20; 24:00; 00:40; 01:20; 02:00; 02:40; 03:20; 04:00; 04:40; 05:20; 06:00; 06:40;
From Т2 to Т1:
07:40; 08:15; 08:45; 09:15; 09:45; 10:15; 10:45; 11:15; 11:45; 12:15; 12:45; 13:15; 13:45; 14:15; 14:45; 15:15; 15:45; 16:15; 16:45; 17:15; 17:45; 18:15; 18:45; 19:15; 19:45; 20:20; 21:00; 21:40; 22:20; 23:00; 23:40; 00:20; 01:00; 01:40; 02:20; 03:00; 03:40; 04:20; 05:00; 05:40; 06:20; 07:00;
Any additional information regarding the inter-terminal transfer timetable should be addressed to the Information Desks located in the public areas of the two terminals or at +359 2 937 22 11
Sofia Airport Metro Station is in close proximity to the airport terminal building. To reach it, follow the blue line on the floor in the public area of Terminal 2.
The line provides a transport connection to the city centre and to the large residential complexes in the immediate vicinity – Druzhba and Mladost, as well as to the more distant ones in the western direction – zh.k. “Zapaden Park” and “Lyulin”. The new line 3 of the metropolitan metro connects the airport with the Hadzhi Dimitar and Gorna Banya districts.
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. More information here
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. More information here
84 bus route connects city centre (Gen. Gurko Str.) with Sofia Airport Terminal 2 and Terminal 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.
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.
At Sofia Airport you can buy tickets for the public transport at the kiosks of Urban Mobility, as well as from a ticket vending machine, installed at Terminal 1 Arrivals public area. The machine works with Bulgarian levs and coins and the issued tickets are valid for bus lines 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.
Passengers with regular transport documents are allowed to take up to 2 pieces of hand luggage on public transport vehicles free of charge. Any additional pieces of luggage are charged with a separate transport document.
More information on the types of luggage, transport conditions, routes and timetables can be found at:
The distance between the city centre and Sofia Airport is about 10 km via Brussels blvd. and Tsarigradsko Shose blvd. Trakiya highway leads into Sofia from the East. The connection with Hemus highway is via Botevgradsko Shose blvd. and Prodan Tarakchiev str.
Sofia Airport is connected to the northern city side via Iztochna Tangenta str.
If you drive to Sofia Airport, the public car parks at Terminal 1 и Terminal 2 are open for you.
Bicycles can be parked and secured to racks at both airport Terminals.
For your comfort and safety, we recommend the services of the taxi operator OK Supertrans AD as contractual partner of SOF Connect, the concessioner of Sofia Airport.
You can request the service at the offices of OK Supertrans in the Arrivals of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.
and the floor markings in yellow will lead you to the taxi stand area.
We recommend that you do not use taxi services offered outside the office of the taxi operator or in front of the terminal to avoid the risk of abuse.