Several Sofia bus stations service the numerous buses that crisscross the country and connect Sofia and Bulgaria with most of the cities of Europe. The biggest bus stations in Sofia for:
- international and domestic bus routes are:
- Sofia Central Bus Station;
- Serdika Bus Station (also called Traffic Market);
- domestic bus routes are:
- Zapad Bus Station (also called Ovcha Koupel Bus Station or West Bus Station);
- Yug Bus Station (South Bus Station).
Sofia Central Bus Station and Serdika Bus Station are the two Sofia’s principal bus gateways. Both are located next to the Central Railway Station making train-to-bus connections easy. Sofia Central Bus Station and Serdika Bus Stations are the base of numerous coach operators, that have divided the domestic and international routes.
SOFIA CENTRAL BUS STATION
Sofia Central Bus Station is located at address: 100 Kn. Maria Louisa Boulevard. You can reach it by: Metro line M2 (station Central Railway Station), by trams No: 1,3,6,7,10 and by buses No: 85,213,305,404,413. Sofia Metro connects Sofia Central Bus Station with the city center – at Serdika Metro Station. The trip takes about 5 minutes. By changing lines at Serdika Metro Station you can go to Sofia Airport.
For schedules of the buses from and to Sofia Central Bus Station, please, visit its website - http://www.centralnaavtogara.bg/index.php
SERDIKA BUS STATION
Serdika Bus Station is located at address: 108 Kn. Maria Louisa Boulevard – next to Sofia Central Bus Station. You can reach Serdika bus station by: Metro line M2 (station Central Railway Station), by trams No: 1, 3,6,7,10 and by buses No: 85, 213,305,404,413.
ZAPAD (OVCHA KUPEL) BUS STATION – (WEST BUS STATION)
Zapad Bus Station is located at address: 1 Ovcha Kupel Blvd. You can reach it by: trams No: 4,5,11 and by buses No: 73,103,107,260. From there depart the buses to Rila Monastery. Tram No 5 runs form ZAPAD BUS STATION to Court of Justice (close to Serdika metro station).
YUG BUS STATION (SOUTH BUS STATION)
Yug Bus Station is located at address: 23 Dragan Tsankov Blvd. You can reach it by: Metro (Metro station Joliot Curie), by buses No 67, 413. From there depart the buses to Samokov and Borovets.