Flying in

Welcome to Sofia Airport!

On arriving at Sofia Airport, you need to be aware of the visa requirements for entry in Bulgaria. For transfer flights, please make your way to the transfer point following the signage.

If you have any disability or experience mobility difficulties, and wish to travel by air, Regulation 1107/2006 guarantees you relevant assistance, depending on your needs, at the airports of the European Union.

Passport control

all arriving passengers go through the passport / visa control points.

Terminal 2 also has 4 desks for electronic passport control, which are usable by EU passengers with biometric data in their passports.

We recommend that you familiarise yourselves in advance with the passport and visa requirements for entry and stay in the Republic of Bulgaria.


The baggage reclaim areas are immediately after the passport/visa control desks. Please refer to the information on the displays above the conveyor belts to find out where your baggage will arrive.

Make sure that the baggage you receive is your own.


In case your baggage does not arrive or upon arrival you establish any damage to or missing items from it, please refer to the Lost & Found desk which servicesh your carrier to Sofia Airport.

In case you have already left the airport, you should directly refer to the airline within 7 days considered from the date of your journey.


We recommend that you familiarise yourselves with the rules for transportation of baggage published by your airline on its website.



Sof connect AD

Terminal 2

Airlines: Air Berlin, Air France, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, El Al

Terminal 1
+359 2 937 3555
+359 2 937 3554 [email protected]

 „Swissport Bulgaria” AD

Тerminal 2

Airlines: Bulgaria Air, Lufthansa, Air Malta

+359 879 978 210

[email protected] 

“Goldair handling Bulgaria” AD

Тerminal 2

Airlines: Turkish Airlines, Aeroflot, Alitalia, Olympic Air, Qatar Airways, LOT, Cyprus Airways, TAROM

Тerminal 1

Airlines: Easy Jet, Wizz Air

+359 2  937 3903


If your journey continues on another flight after you land at Sofia Airport, please see the up-to-date flight information and follow the signage to your gate. If necessary, please refer to the transfer desk. Do not forget to reclaim your baggage unless it was checked-in earlier to your final destination.

If your departure terminal is different from your arrival terminal, you can use the free inter-terminal transport service after passport and customs control.

Ask your airline in advance about any details of transfer between an international and domestic flight.

In case Sofia Airport is not your final destination, but an intermediate stop-over point, we recommend lounges Pliska and Preslav in the transit area of Terminal 2, where you can spend your spare time between flights.

The comfort and facilities in our lounges are also available for tourist groups while waiting for the shuttle bus to their hotel.

Alternatively, in the transit area of Sofia Airport, the travel retail and duty free outlets - SA Buy/Bye Shop, souvenier, newspaper and magazine shops, cafes and snack bars are open between the first and the last flight for you. Also, there are coffee, soft drink, and sandwich machines, and other services.

We remind you that any liquids, aerosols, or gels, purchased from the outlets after passport control have to be sealed in a special envelope, which you is not allowed to open before arriving at your final destination.

Lounges and shops

  • Visit our lounges

    In a quiet environment, you can view current press or to concentrate on business tasks.

Customs information

Information about any customs limitations or goods, money or other valuables subject to declaration upon entry in the country, is obtainable from the Customs Authorities. Your specific inquiries you may also refer to tel:

+359 2 980 4500.

Tourist information

Up-to-date and useful information about the city of Sofia and its surroundings, arriving passengers may obtain from the airport and tourist information desks in the public areas of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.