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How to come to Bulgaria by international air, rail, water transport

Bulgaria since ancient times is a crossroads of Europe, of course, only one of hundreds of its crossroads :-). All the year round tourists from the whole European Union and from other countries go to full, varied, comfortable, safe, and, most importantly – inexpensively – to rest in the south of Europe.

Flight, airlines, airports, tickets

The plane is the fastest transport, numerous regular and charter flights fly to Bulgaria. The airports of Sofia (the airport Vrazhdebna) operate all year round – business and balneo-medical tourism, Varna (airport Varna, Aksakovo), Burgas (airport Sarafovo) – beach Black Sea tourism. In winter, planes fly to Plovdiv (airport Krumovo) – to ski resorts.

Aircraft fly: Aegean Airlines, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aerosvit Airlines, Air Berlin, Air Europa, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Brussels airlines, Bulgaria Air, CSA Czech Airlines, El Al Israel Airlines, Emirates, Gulf Air, Hemus Air, Iberia, Jat Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Malev Hungarian Airlines, Olympic Airways, Qatar Airways, Sibir, Swiss, TAROM, Transavia Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Wizz Air, XL Airways & other.

“Astrela” Ltd. organizes for its tourists the purchase of air tickets for regular flights and charters from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk.

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Bulgarian Railways, routes, tickets, international communication

In Bulgaria it is convenient to come by train from the nearest European countries. There is a train from Greece – from Thessaloniki, from Romania – Bucharest, Craiova. There are trains from Turkey, from Serbia.

In 2018 you can come by the seasonal train No. 1004/452 – 451/1003 – Varna – Minsk (Lviv) – Kiev – Varna.

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International bus, ticket sales

The bus is the most economical mode of transport. In Bulgaria there are regular flights from Odessa (Ukraine), from Istanbul (Turkey), from Bucharest (Romania), from Chisinau (Moldova). In the summer the bus traffic from Belarus, Greece and other countries is activated.

Popular summer bus routes to Bulgaria are the Black Sea resorts of Albena, Kranevo, Golden Sands, Saints Constantine and Elena, Varna, Obzor, Sunny Beach / Sunny Beach, Nessebar / Nessebar.

There is a bus route running from Odessa via Varna to Sofia, the other from Chisinau through Varna to Sofia.

Another popular route, always in demand – a bus from Silistra via Varna, Sunny Beach, Burgas to Istanbul, Turkey, and back. Buses run daily, several times a day.

>> Route, schedule – BUS Istanbul / Istanbul – Varna – Burgas – Dobrich – Shoumen – Istanbul (Turkey) >>

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Transfers in Bulgaria and neighboring countries, rent-a-car

The most convenient, and fastest, and reliable transport, this of course, the car.

In Bulgaria, many tourists come by their cars, stopping for overnight stays in camping sites, small family hotels throughout Bulgaria, thus combining an excellent cognitive excursion and a wonderful beach holiday.

You can rent-a-car, to better view all the corners and sights of beautiful Bulgaria, as well as neighboring countries – Romania and Greece.

-To safely get to the place of rest, it is convenient to order individual transfer – on any route. “Astrela” Ltd. provides trouble-free travel throughout Bulgaria, as well as for its borders – to Turkey, Greece, Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, etc.

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In Bulgaria (Varna) – by sea from Ukraine (Ilyichevsk), Georgia (Batumi)

Passage is carried out by passenger-car-rail ferries. On all ferries there are comfortable passenger cabins, a wardroom with TVs, a walking deck, a ship’s restaurant. According to the information of the carrier, three meals a day during the trip are offered on the ferries.

Ferries are not cruise ships and do not offer entertainment programs. For relaxation, television and video programs, a boat tour, board games are offered.

The ferry is convenient for passengers with large luggage, or with a car. The fare for passengers on the route Illichivsk-Varna – from 80 to 200 USD, depending on the number of seats in the cabin. Travel time is about 2 days.

The fare for passengers on the route Batumi – Varna – from 140 to 320 USD. Travel time is about 6 days.

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11.06.2018   (DD.MM.YY)