To the airport

You can reach Sofia Airport by bus, taxi, car, bicycle or motorbike, and by metro.

Find out more

We recommend that you find out in advance which terminal your flight departs from, and also that you be at Sofia Airport, Terminal 1 or Terminal 2, 2 (two) hours before the announced time of your departure.
Such information is available on our website or at telephones

+359 2 937 2211
+359 2 937 2212
+359 2 937 2213.


at a check-in desk

The check-in desks are arranged in the public areas of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 Departures, and are open two or three hours before the announced time of departure depending on the specific airline’s requirements. The number of the check-in desk for your flight is shown on the flight information displays.

self-service Terminals

This possibility is available only in Terminal 2, which has 8 self-service check-in terminals. They allow fast registration for flights of airlines which have given access to their systems.

Please note that the number of languages to follow the interactive menu in is limited, but English is available in any case.

internet check-in kiosks

Terminal 2 has 4 stations allowing independent Internet based check-in for airlines which offer this service at Sofia Airport.

If you need any further information or assistance in operating with the self-service check-in terminal installations / kiosks, you can ask the check-in staff.


If you have already checked-in online at home or at the airport self-service terminals, and you have a print-out of your boarding pass, you can leave your baggage at the Baggage Drop-Off desk for your flight, where it will be labelled.

You need to observe the airline’s requirements in respect of the size and weight of your checked-or or hand baggage.


All departing passengers and their hand baggage undergo thorough security control for items prohibited to carry on board, or for observance of the limitations on the transportation of liquids, aerosols or gels in hand baggage. Such limitations do not concern products purchased from the outlets after security control, or certain medicines or food.

More details are available via the link below.


The list of prohibited items to carry in your hand or checked-in baggage can be downloaded via the link below.




The customs and passport control desks come after the security control points for passengers and baggage.

It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself in advance with the customs and passport/visa requirements of the countries of your destination. Please pay attention to the validity of your ID documents.

The passport control desks in Terminal 2 are equipped with mobile boarding pass readers.

Lounges and shops

  • SA Stop & Buy Shop

    Your shop at Sofia Airport

    Take advantage of our special offer for the products in SA Buy/Bye Shop.

  • SA Buy/Bye Shop

    Your shop at Sofia Airport

    Take advantage of our special offer for the products in SA Buy/Bye Shop.