Sofia Airport is situated at a short distance from the city. It connected with the city by city subway line. Note, that there are two terminals:
Be careful - not every train goes to the airport.
You can take the city buses 84 and 384 to both terminals. In the city, you can catch the bus 84 near Princes Park, Location: 42.692391, 23.335039.
The central bus station located near the city's main train station. Coordinates: 42.710994, 23.322117. From here you can get to Plovdiv and other Bulgarian cities, as well as to major European cities: Belgorod, Thessaloniki, Bucharest, Belgrade, Budapest , Skopje and others.
Sofia Central Station is located near the city center. Coordinates: 42.712034, 23.320495. At the station, there are ATMs and kiosks with snacks. For payment for tickets accepted only local currency.
The level of wagons varies by grade, 1st, 2nd and 3rd. The fare to Plovdiv 1 st class 6,5 USD = 11.30 BGN one way. Class 2 will cost already 5,2 USD = 9.00. BGN It is noteworthy that a modern style 2-nd class is enjoyable and comfortable then first class, as the trip is carried out on double-decker trains Siemens with air conditioning and toilets.
Bus urban transport are equally well developed in Sofia and Plovdiv. Ticket price 0,58 USD = 1. BGN In Sofia, you can also take a ride on a tram and trolley bus (a converted Ikarus) for the same price.
The Metropolitan in Sofia is new, especially the last line. The fare is the same as in land transport: 0,58 USD = 1.00. BGN You can buy tickets only by cash in the machine, or the cashier. More information can be found at official site of Sofia subway
The cost of an official taxi:
Examples of prices when booking in advance for 1 month for 10 days. For full insurance without a deductible, a surcharge of 5,8 USD = 10 BGN per day
The cost of parking 0,58 - 1,16 USD = 1 - 2 BGN per hour.
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Bus station in Plovdiv is located in the city center. Coordinates: 42.135613, 24.744252. Buses departure to Sofia, Veliko, Tarnovo and others. Fare to Sofia 8,1 USD = 14. BGN Cost to Istanbul 20,2 USD = 35 BGN
Location: 42.134476, 24.741399 near the bus station and the city center. Station Soviet times, the service appropriate. Schedule on the scoreboard does not correspond to the current schedule, so that the time and cost of the train is better to ask the cashier.
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