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Cheapest car hire at Sofia Airport

Mini

Toyota Aygo

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 5.78 EUR/day
Toyota Aygo

7 Days rental at 40.47 EUR from April 20

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Standard

Opel Vivaro

9 Adults, 5 Doors

From 75.31 EUR/day
Opel Vivaro

7 Days rental at 527.22 EUR from April 20

  4 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Ford Fiesta

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 5.79 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 40.59 EUR from April 20

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Intermediate

Toyota Rav4

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 61.40 EUR/day
Toyota Rav4

7 Days rental at 429.86 EUR from April 20

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

*daily rates in Sofia Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

Useful to know about Sofia Airport

  • It is possible to collect rental vehicles downtown in the capital Sofia.
  • Sofia Airport is also known as Letishte Sofia Vrazhdebna Airport.
  • Sofia Airport was expanded at the end of the 1960 after reaching passenger capacity.
  • A Bulgarian Air Force base is situated within Sofia Airport.
  • Wizz Air, BH Air and Bulgaria Air all have hubs at Sofia Airport.
  • Ryanair offer routes to the new Castellon Airport, one of only 3 airlines that serve the airport from Sofia.

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Sofia Airport car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    BUDGET EMEA Franchise
  • € 40.46
    Average Price:
    Per Week
  • € 40.5
    Best Price:
    Per Week
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    Most Popular Type:
    Economy
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    Most Popular Model:
    Volkswagen Polo
  • 6
    Total Cars Available
     

Car hire locations near Sofia Airport, Bulgaria

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Laws and rules of the road when driving in Bulgaria

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    Current Petrol Price

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    50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

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    Tolls

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    21

    Min Rental Age

    18

    Min Driving Age

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    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

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    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Average prices per day for car hire at Sofia Airport

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

FAQs about car hire at Sofia Airport

How much does car hire in Sofia Airport cost?

Car hire in Sofia Airport costs as little as €5.2 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €12.7 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €149.5 per day from ADDCAR for a Audi A8.

Who is the best car rental agent in Sofia Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Mex Rent a Car has the highest customer rating for car hire in Sofia Airport with a score of 4.2/10

with rated second best with a score of /10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Sofia Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Sofia Airport is €56.00 per week from TOP.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Sofia Airport?

The cheapest car hire company in Sofia Airport is MEX, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Toyota Aygo available from as little as €40.46 per week.

How much is fuel in Sofia Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.11/ltr of petrol and €1.12/ltr of diesel in Sofia Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Sofia Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Sofia Airport with leading car hire companies such as ADDCAR, ALAMO, AUTOJET, AVIS, BUDGET, CAR RENT, CITY RENT, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, GREEN MOTION, HERTZ, INTERRENT, MEX, SIXT, THRIFTY, TOP, VEGER, YES as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Sofia Airport?

We can arrange Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Luxury, Luxury Elite, Mini, Premium, Special, Standard rental cars in Sofia Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Sofia Airport?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Sofia Airport, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Sofia Airport is €176.47 from GREEN MOTION.

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Sofia Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Sofia Airport at the moment, however MEX rates start from just €40.46 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €40.46 from MEX in Sofia - Airport or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Sofia Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Sofia Airport is €36.7 per week with and average price of €88.8 per week across all car hire companies.

Information about car hire agents at Sofia Airport

Most popular car hire companies at Sofia Airport:

  • EUROPCAR (tel: 359 2 9459266)
  • HERTZ (tel: +3592 9459217 / 9459960)
  • SIXT (tel: +359-28169575)
  • CITY RENT (tel: +359 889 21 80 80)
  • THRIFTY (tel: +359 2 4740181)
  • CAR RENT (tel: +359 888 22 16 00 )
  • TOP (tel: +359 887 205 813)
  • AVIS (tel: (359) 70091150)
  • VEGER (tel: +359893302614, +359893302611)
  • YES (tel: +359 (0) 887 50 30 30)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies at Sofia Airport:

  • EUROPCAR (SOFIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ARRIVAL HALL,1 HRISTOFOR KOLUMB BU, SOFIA, 1540)
  • HERTZ (Sofia Airport, Temrinal 2, Sofia)
  • SIXT (T2 - Sofia Airport, Sofia, 1000)
  • CITY RENT (Sofia Airport, Sofia)
  • THRIFTY (Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, Sofia, 1540)
  • CAR RENT (Meet and Greet Service, Sofia)

Car hire company reviews at Sofia Airport:

  • TOP: Rated 8.8 out of 10 from 229 reviews
  • BUDGET EMEA Franchise: Rated 8.8 out of 10 from 6 reviews
  • Green Motion: Rated 8.7 out of 10 from 46 reviews
  • Green Motion: Rated 8.7 out of 10 from 46 reviews
  • SIXT Franchise: Rated 8.5 out of 10 from 22 reviews
  • EUROPCAR Franchise: Rated 8.4 out of 10 from 18 reviews

Sofia Airport Mini Guide

Welcome to Sofia Airport
Sofia Airport, found 7 miles from the city centre, has two terminals. The older T1 now deals mostly with budget airlines and charter flights whilst the four year old T2 handles scheduled international flights. The airport is rapidly growing in terms of passenger numbers with over 6 million passing through the terminals last year. Outside the terminals there is plenty of parking with 400 outside T1 and 820 outside T2, both parks are split into long and short term.

Sofia Airport

Getting There
32 scheduled airlines fly there providing international and domestic flights whilst 18 charter airlines bring passengers for the summer beach season and the winter skiing season.

Getting to Your Destination After Landing
There are no trains directly from Sofia Airport although a metro link is under construction. For now passengers have to take the number 384 bus to Mladost 1 metro station which links to the national rail network. Bus 84 from the airport will take you to the downtown campus of the University whilst shuttle bus no. 30 goes into the central business district and on to the busy suburb of Lyulin.

Taxis are plentiful at the airport but make sure the fare is agreed before you set off. Scams are frequent there. If hiring a car for your onward journey, the desks are found in the arrivals hall after customs and are easily spotted. You should try to pre-book your car, especially at peak times, and send a member of your group through to queue as the desks can get busy when several flights land at the same time.

Getting into the city is easy along Brussels Boulevard and exiting the city via the north is also trouble free if you follow East tangent Street which eventually arrives at the Trakya highway.

Public Information
Public information is available from the desk in the main foyer of each terminal building and the desk is clearly marked. There too, you can get information about local attractions and accommodation.

Sunset at Sofia Airport

Facilities, Shops and Restaurants
Banking facilities are available at T1 only and ATMs are dotted throughout the site. There are also basic post office facilities and a foreign exchange desk in each terminal.

Shopping at Sofia is interesting but by no means limited. There is a newsagents and pre-packed food shop at each terminal and a toy shop in T1. There are souvenir shops at each terminal including local products. Whilst at T2 there is a shop selling pipes, cigars and tobacco. At each terminal there is the typical duty free shop but included in T2 is a Bulgarian wine and spirit shop with an in house expert to help you choose your wine.

Food at the airport is very limited and the best you’ll get is a heated for you snack such as pizza or Panini. The ‘restaurants’ are really just cafes selling snacks, light bites, coffee and alcoholic beverages but there are two in T1, three in T2 and one more in each terminal after security.

Free Wi-Fi is available in both terminals connecting to a Wi-Fi hotspot.

Passengers who Require Extra Assistance
The disabled are well catered for with assistance available for passengers with reduced mobility. General assistance is available for disabled travellers but it is recommended that you inform your airline before travelling so that necessary steps can be taken to assist you.
 

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Next Upcoming Holiday

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    Friday 17 Apr 2020

    Good Friday - National holiday

Latest Update from Sofia Airport:

16/05/12 - Sofia Airport is currently adding a new facility to terminal 2 to cope with travellers from Schengen areas. The new facility will also be one of the first in Europe to have the new x-ray 2 system which provides better security through 3D imaging of passenger belongings.

Driving in Sofia Airport - Need to know

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    R

    Road Driving Side

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    50kph

    Urban speed Limit

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    90kph

    Rural Speed Limit

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    120kph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  •  

    EUR  1.11/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

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    50mg

    Drink Drive Limit

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    BGN

    Currency

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    21

    Min Rental Age

    18

    Min Driving Age

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    YES

    Tolls

Next Upcoming Holiday

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    Friday 17 Apr 2020

    Good Friday - National holiday

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Sofia Airport (SOF) is the main gateway into Bulgaria and it is located in the country’s capital. Car hire in Sofia Airport is a good idea as the airport is actually located a few miles east of central Sofia and having your own vehicle is more reliable than waiting around on public transport.

In 2018 over six million passengers used Sofia Airport. We cater to their needs by offering vehicles that are reliable for business travel and fun and secure for holiday rentals. The airport is located in the west of Bulgaria. Book ahead to reserve your vehicle.

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