Car Rental at Sofia Airport
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The capital city might not be Bulgaria’s number one travel destination — that title belongs to Varna and the rest of the Black Sea coast -— but it offers plenty of fun if you scratch beneath the surface. Independent, historic, and cultured, it can also be used as a hub from which you can explore the northeast of the country. With that in mind, here are three interesting attractions in and around Sofia:
- National Museum of History. Appropriately monumental, the National History Museum is among both the largest and most interesting in Bulgaria. Occupying what used to be the residence of Bulgaria’s former communist dictator, the museum has more than 600,000 pieces of all things Bulgarian and covers everything from the country’s Hellenic and Roman-influenced past to more recent eras.
- Churches. Bulgarians are overwhelmingly Eastern Orthodox, a fact exemplified by the many beautiful churches that can be found in the capital. The most famous among them is indubitably Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (if you’ve ever seen a tourist video from Sofia, it almost definitely was featured in it), but the UNESCO-recognized Boyana Church and the 1,600-year-old Saint George Rotunda are also not to be missed.
- Rila National Park. The most visited natural landmark near Sofia is definitely Mount Vitosha which is located just a 20-minute drive south of the city center. However, if you’re looking for a wilder, less crowded experience, you can’t do much better than visit Rila National Park. Located a 90-minute drive south of the capital, this beautiful nature preserve is centered around seven highland lakes and is famous for its diverse flora and fauna.
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Most popular types of rental car
Car rental desks
Budget, Enterprise, Avis, Add Car (serviced by EasyRent Bulgaria), Sixt, and Alamo have desks only in Terminal 2.
All of the rental companies except for Prestige offer a meet a greet service at the airport. That is, a representative of the company will meet you at the airport and take you to their rental office.
Prestige offers a delivery service, that is, they will deliver the car to the airport for you.
Services and facilities
Nearest gas station
Others coming from the south of the city and returning a car to one of the terminals will find an OMV station along Alexander Malinov Blvd just north of the intersection with Andrey Saharov Street the most convenient. After this station, the road becomes highway-like with no further entrances prior to reaching the airport.
Those coming from the south and returning a car to off-airport locations could exit onto Christopher Columbus Blvd. to reach a Shell station and then continue along that road to the off-airport rental locations.
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Sofia Airport (SOF)
- IATA: SOF
- ICAO: LBSF
- Name: Sofia Airport (SOF)
- Size: Large Airport
- Aircraft movements (per year): 57,673
- Passengers (per year): 6,490,096
- Distance from City: 6.2 miles / 10 km E of town
- Phone: +359 (0) 29372211
- Email: email@example.com
Top 20 Locations near Sofia Airport
Car Rental at Sofia Hotel Balkan from $17.81 per day1.6 km / 1.0 miles away
Car Rental in Sofia with delivery within city limits from $14.88 per day2.2 km / 1.4 miles away
Car Rental in Pernik with delivery within city limits from $10.41 per day25.5 km / 15.9 miles away
Car Rental in Botevgrad with delivery within city limits from $18.37 per day43.9 km / 27.3 miles away
Car Rental in Borovets with delivery to Hotel from $22.82 per day54.8 km / 34.0 miles away
Car Rental in Blagoevgrad with delivery within city limits from $22.82 per day79.1 km / 49.1 miles away
Car Rental in Razlog with delivery within city limits from $25.49 per day92.5 km / 57.5 miles away
Car Rental in Bansko with delivery to Hotel from $25.49 per day98.1 km / 61.0 miles away
Car Rental in Dobrinishte with delivery within city limits from $25.49 per day101.0 km / 62.8 miles away
Car Rental in Pazardzhik with delivery within city limits from $17.60 per day101.1 km / 62.8 miles away
Car Rental in Asenovgrad with delivery within city limits from $15.83 per day127.6 km / 79.3 miles away
Car Rental in Pleven with delivery within city limits from $25.49 per day130.7 km / 81.2 miles away
Car Rental in Plovdiv with delivery to hotel from $12.19 per day133.0 km / 82.7 miles away
Car Rental at Plovdiv Airport from $9.35 per day144.6 km / 89.9 miles away
Car Rental in Pamporovo with delivery to Hotel from $21.18 per day163.3 km / 101.4 miles away
Car Rental in Gabrovo with delivery within city limits from $25.63 per day163.8 km / 101.8 miles away
Car Rental in Smolyan with delivery within city limits from $23.84 per day169.2 km / 105.2 miles away
Car Rental in Kazanluk with delivery within city limits from $23.84 per day169.5 km / 105.4 miles away
Car Rental in Veliko Turnovo with delivery within city limits from $28.42 per day191.6 km / 119.0 miles away
Car Rental in Svishtov with delivery within city limits from $29.32 per day192.8 km / 119.8 miles away
Map of Car Rental Locations
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Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers
|Surprice||VW Polo||5||1||Small cars|
|Top Rent A Car||Citroen C3||5||2||Small cars|
|Surprice||Fiat Panda||4||2||Small cars|
|Top Rent A Car||Renault Clio||5||2||Small cars|
|Autounion||Volkswagen Up||5||2||Small cars|
|GreenMotion||Citroen C3||4||2||Small cars|
|Top Rent A Car||Renault Clio V||5||2||Small cars|
|GreenMotion||Hyundai i10||3||1||Small cars|
|Surprice||Hyundai i30||5||2||Medium cars|
|Surprice||VW Polo||4||2||Small cars|
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