Bulgaria has become very popular with British holidaymakers in recent years. The country has built a solid reputation for affordable beach holidays in Black Sea resorts like Golden Sands and Sunny beach. Winter resorts like Borovets and Bansko offer exceptionally priced ski holidays. The capital Sofia is an up-and-coming short break destination. Bulgaria also has an excellent choice of budget airlines with routes to the UK. There is an especially good choice of flights from London. Seasonal flights with tour operators like Thomson and Thomas Cook supplement low-cost airlines like EasyJet and Ryanair. You will also find well-priced flights with Wizz Air, Balkan Holidays and British Airways. Departure airports typically include Manchester, Birmingham and London Stansted, Gatwick and Luton.
Sofia Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Bulgaria. The airport is just 5km from the city centre. An excellent choice of flights from London. EasyJet are often the cheapest option. 2012 saw EasyJet operating flights from Manchester, Gatwick and Stansted. Balkan Holidays also offer flights from UK regional airports.
Low-cost airline Ryanair flies to Bulgaria’s second city from London Stansted. A very small airport with a handful of flights every week.
Perfectly placed for the most popular Black Sea beach resorts and now the second largest airport in the country. Flights from the UK in the summer season with Wizz Air, Balkan Holidays (BH Air), Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways. A good choice of regional UK airports.
An alternative gateway to the Black Sea resorts in summer. Seasonal flights with Wizz Air, Bulgaria Air and Balkan Holidays. Departure airports usually include Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, East Midlands, London Gatwick and London Luton.