Sofia Transportation

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  • 1. busses

    Sightseeing bus leaving daily at 10 am, 12 am just behind Alexander Nevski main Cathedral The price was around 25 Euro and includes a 2 hours tour guide who presents the information about the...

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  • 2. trains

    We bought the ticket to Nis at the Rila office in the railway station. When you enter the main hall there is a passage to your left and at the end of the passage you will find the Rila office. Even...

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  • 3. air transport

    Sofia's airport is located about 12km from the city centre and has recently opened a new terminal (2), mainly for international flights. A lot of European commercial aswell as some budget airlines...

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  • 4. trams

    Sofia has an extensive network of bus, trolleybus and tram lines, which belong to the public transport system. Operation times are from 05:00 h until around 23:30 h. At most major stops you can buy...

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  • 5. taxis

    Sofia is a relatively small city so far as European capitals go and all the main sights, hotels and attractions are clustered around the central area. This makes the city easily walkable and so about...

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  • 6. rent a car

    Autorental Bulgaria is a small rent a car company with very friendly stuff, very good cars, affordable prices. I rented a car and went to Greece - no problems and the car was very economical! If you...

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  • 7. subway

    The metro is new, fast and convenient. The stations are large and the trains regular. There are two lines at present (June 2013). Generally trains are every 8 minutes, but every 4 minutes on line 1...

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  • 8. streets and roads

    1 thing Sofiya has gotten right, that so many other cities, especially in my country, have gotten so wrong, is centralising it's public transportation. Long-distance coach, local bus, train, & tube...

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  • 9. Traffic

    The means of travelling around the city really depends on what you came for. If you've come to see the monuments, I suggest you simply walk around the downtown area. Distances are not that big. When...

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  • 11. Horses.

    In Sofia you can see cars, buses, lorries and motorcycles, but also a very different vehicle with a animal. You can see people use horses with waggons and that...

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  • 12. how to move around

    WalkIf you stay in the city center you will easily walk everywhere because most of the sites/sights are just in walking distance one from the other. Vitosha...

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  • 13. how to go there

    By planeWe used Air Malta that have some offers in February (return ticket for less than 100euro)The old terminal (Terminal 1) serves some low budget companies...

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  • 14. The Bus Service To Skopje

    Bus services between Sofia and Skopje run about 6 times a day with a journey time, depending on the border crossing, of about six hours. The service seems to be...

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  • 15. The Eagle Bridge (Orlov Most)

    One of the city's main transport intersections is the Eagle Bridge (Orlov Most). The tram routes 4,5,8 and 11 all stop here as do many bus routes including the...

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  • 16. Sofia's Public Transport System

    Sofia has a very extensive public transport network of busses, trolley busses, trams and metro. It can all seem a bit chaotic when you first arrive but here's a...

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  • 17. Balkan Express betw. Sofia and Istanbul

    We took the Balkan Express from Istanbul to Sofia and then back. We chose to have our own room. These particular rooms have 3 bunks, a sink, and have a sturdy...

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  • 18. Tickets for the public transport in Sofia

    OK, let me first make a confession :) I do not use public transport. I either walk or use a taxi, so I am not expert in this field but here I will give you some...

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  • 19. Alternative to the tickets :)

    The alternative way to spend your money on public transportation in Sofia is to buy passes. The difference between the ticket and the pass is taht the tickets...

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  • 20. Getting From The Airport to the Train/Bus Stations

    On my last visit I had no intention whatsoever of going into Sofia but rather flew there in order to catch the train onwards to Plovdiv. Having done my pre-trip...

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  • 21. Explore Sofia on foot

    Although Sofia with its more than 1,4 Million inhabitans is the biggest city in Bulgaria, the city centre is still very walkable. Most of the main sights are in...

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  • 22. By public transport

    Sofia has lots of buses, trolleybuses,trams and metro. To get to our accomodation we needed a trolleybus. In the end we bought day tickets every day, so that we...

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  • 23. Tickets in public transport

    When you travel in Sofia, I recommended you to travel by the public transport. It is not very pleasant, especially in hours when people go to work or finish...

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  • 24. Public Transport in Sofia

    The best way to go fast from one destination to another is the public transport. Well, not the best idea, because REALLY the best idea is to walk, but if you...

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  • 25. Buses between Sofia and Skopje

    A couple of useful weblinks from replies given to a question I posted on the forum (thanks those that replied)For timetable info on buses between Sofia and...

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