|Airport code||SOF||SOF is the airport IATA code on flights to Sofia|
|Top Airline||Wizz Air||Popular airline with flights to Sofia|
Dynamic and cosmopolitan, Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria, is one of the major tourist destinations in the region. A cultural hub, Sofia is one of the theatrical capitals of Europe, as well as possessing a booming arts and literary scene which have turned it into an attractive, modern city full of superb restaurants, cafes and clubs. Dwarfed by the stunning Vitosha Mountain, the city boasts spectacular surrounding countryside and views, as well as an excellent climate, which contributes to the superb range of food and wines on offer. A modern city with an old time feel, it is clear why Sofia has become such a popular destination.
After flights to Sofia, travellers in need of a rest will find it at any number of the excellent hotels that are available across the city. Sofia lights up at night, with an extraordinary array of nightclubs and bars opening their doors to patrons. Waking up refreshed on your first day, you will be able to take in shows by famed local theatre groups or attend performances by the variety of ballet and opera troupes based in the city. If you want the chance to explore the cultural history of the region there are many magnificent historical buildings and sites on offer, as well as a wide variety of local parks and gardens.
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The city is served by the Sofia Airport, the busiest airport in Bulgaria. It handles close to 4 million passengers annually and is an important entry point in the region.
The airport is located 6 miles east of the city.
There are numerous ways of accessing the airport. It is situated on Line 1 of the Sofia Metro, with a station near the terminal. It is also on two bus routes, Line 84 and Line 384. The station is also connected to the Bulgarian rail network via the Sofia Metro. Finally, the terminal is also accessible by car and taxi, for which there are hire and rental services in the city center and airport terminal.