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April 11, 2012
Varna Collage

How to get to Varna

If you travel to Varna by plane Varna Airport is located about 7 km west of the town. As of 2017 WizzAir offer direct flight from Sofia to Varna.  There are a few options as follows: By bus You can easily catch bus number 409. The bus station is located in front of the VIP exit. The working time table over the weekdays is between 5:45 and 20:00 and over the weekend between 5:45 – 23:00. The arrival time is between 15 – 20 minutes. Prices are 1 BGN to the city and 3 BGN to Golden Sands and you pay to the person assigned for this in the bus. For further reference, click here. For a map of the buses, click here. Rent a car All rent-a-car offices are located in Terminal 1 (Arrivals). There you can find several well known rent-a-car companies like AVIS, SIXT, Budget and Dollar Thrifty. By taxi If there is no bus, and you don’t need a rent-a-car, you can take a taxi. The rate should […]
October 21, 2011
How to get to Plovdiv

How to get to Plovdiv

Plovdiv the city of the 7 hills. It is the second biggest city in Bulgaria – Plovdiv – is a pretty good option for a day trip outside of Sofia. Usually the first option for people who have a day to spare outside the capital is the Rila Monastery. However, Plovdiv should not be underestimated because it offers a lot of variety and it could cater for all kinds of interests. It has a lot to offer when it comes to sightseeing and culture.  It also boasts a lot of lovely restaurants and shopping streets. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so let’s see some of the magnificent things Plovdiv has to offers from the albums of the city’s Facebook page and then we will explain how to get there: Getting to Plovdiv from Sofia is easy. Here are the common ways to do it: To Plovdiv by Bus:  There’s a bus leaving from the Central Bus Station at every hour (even every 30 minutes in the middle […]