Sofia Airport

Everything you need to know before departing from or arriving to Sofia Airport

Services at Sofia Airport

Krystof Hajek updated 2. 9. 2023

Find out what services and facilities are available at Sofia Airport. Where is the best place to eat and where to shop?

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Internet and wi-fi

Wi-fi is free and unlimited in both terminals. Connect to the "SOF Free Wifi" network.

If you use a sim card from an EU country, you can call and use data in Bulgaria at the same prices as in your home country.

Otherwise, get a data e-sim quickly and easily on

Shops and minimarket

There are very few shops in the terminals and they are among the worst equipped European airports in their category.

Only duty free shops are available after security check.

In the public area of both terminals you can use the RELAY newsagents to buy light snacks:

  • Terminal 1 - transit area, 4:00-23:00
  • Terminal 2 - transit area, 4:00-last departure
  • Terminal 2 - public area (arrivals), 4:30-22:00

The pharmacy is open 8:30-19:30 in the public area of Terminal 2.

Restaurants and cafés

Several cafés, bars and fast food outlets serve refreshments.

  • Costa Coffe: café - Terminal 2, public area, 5:00-23:00
  • Costa Coffe: café - Terminal 1, public area, 5:00-23:00
  • Air Craft: sandwiches, baguettes, café - Terminal 2, transit area, 5:00-23:00
  • Eddy's Bakery and Deli: sandwiches, bagels, café - Terminal 2, transit area, 4:00-23:00
  • Air Garden: snacks, alcohol, café - Terminal 2, transit zone, open according to flight traffic
  • Onda: bakery and café - Terminal 1, transit zone, 4:00 am-last departure

ATMs and exchange offices

Global Finance Trade exchange offices have unfavourable exchange rates.

Choose instead from ATMs located in the arrival halls of both terminals. The ATM withdrawal fee is around 5 bgn.

Luggage storage

Sofia Airport does not have a luggage room or self-service lockers.

Krystof Hajek

Krystof is the editor-in-chief of Cestee. He is also an avid traveller with 574 flights and 73 countries visited.

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