The Central Bus Station in Sofia, Bulgaria, is a busy national and regional road transport hub, with tens of thousands travellers passing through each week. Bus companies from throughout Europe operate services through the station, reaching destinations in every corner of the continent, from Alicante to Zurich. The station is open seven days a week, 24hours a day.
The ground floor is the most thriving part of the Bus Station. 2250 passengers using Central Bus Station’s services pass through this section on an hourly basis every day. Ground floor houses the waiting-room with total space of 1500 sq.m., as well as 40 ticket-offices. In order to facilitate travelers, payment may be executed not only in cash, but also via debit and credit cards. There is also a space for mothers with children, medical center, and banking branch. Handicapped assistance facilities are also constructed. At the second floor there is a restaurant, a coffee shop, a casino and a book store.
All premises in the central bus station are provided with complete A/C. A security company guarantees the safety of Bus Station’s employees and visitors. The whole complex’s territory is equiped with 130 video surveillance cameras monitored by security system.
Simultaneously between 47 and 50 busses from 50 sectors depart Central Bus Station – Sofia on routes within Bulgaria and abroad.The dispatch center provides an up-to-date information on arriving and departing buses. Data published on electronic information board are constantly updated. The travellers can rely on a round the clock information line at Tel.: 0900 21000. Call price is 0,58 BGN/min. (30 euro cents / minute) for subscribers of BTC’s standard tariff plan.
The Central Bus Station in Sofia is located on about 30 – 40 minutes drive from the Sofia Airport and about 10-15 minutes from the central area of the city.