Burgas International Airport is the second largest airport in Bulgaria. It is located about 10 kilometres northeast of Burgas near the Black Sea coast.
It used to be called Sarafovo, after the eponymous part of Burgas to which it adjoins. Burgas Airport is used mainly by tourists heading to the seaside resorts of Kiten, Nessebar, Pomorie, Primorsko, Sunny Beach and many more.
The airport has one arrival and one departure terminal, so you can easily find your way around here. There are several cafés and fast-food restaurants in both. There are also duty-free shops, a Bulgarian souvenir shop, a VIP lounge, offices of selected airlines, exchange offices and ATMs. At the airport, it is possible to have your luggage wrapped in foil or rent a car.
Currency exchange booths at this airport does not offer the best rate and it is often cheaper to withdraw the currency directly from an ATM.
Currently the only direct flights from the UK are operated by WizzAir from London Luton (3h 30min journey).
The airport is open 24/7.
Burgas Airport Transit
The airport has one arrival and one departure terminal, both well sign-posted for easy transfers (most of the flights operating within this airport are point-to-point, mostly used by holidaymakers).
Burgas Airport Transfer
An economical option is bus number 15, which runs to the Burgas bus stations NORTH and SOUTH (Bulgarian autogara jug) from 6:00 to 23:00 every half hour.
- The bus stop is right next to the airport hall, or a 2-minute walk to the roundabout.
- Buses to many other Bulgarian cities run from Burgas Bus Station.
- If you are heading to the seaside resorts on the Black Sea, go to the SOUTH bus station.
- It takes approximately 20 minutes to reach central Burgas by bus
- see the official timetables here: https://www.bgrazpisanie.com
- A ticket to Burgas costs about
1 BGNcurrently £0.46 and is only purchasable on boarding the bus.
Check with your pre-booked hotel whether they offer a shuttle service as many local accommodation providers offer a shuttle can pre-arrange one for you (usually for an extra fee).
Taxis are available outside the Arrivals hall. It takes about 15 minutes to get to Burgas from the airport. We recommend to use official Eko-Taxi cars (+359 56 872 777).
Fares to Burgas and Sunny Beach vary between
29 BGNcurrently £13.36
39 BGNcurrently £17.97
Accomodation near the airport