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how to get to BULGARIA

  • Sopot is a small town at the foot of Stara Planina (mountain range crossing Bulgaria from its west border to the Black Sea). The cable chair-lift and sunny south-facing mountain slopes have made Sopot a favourite flying site for many hangliding and paragliding pilots over the last 20 years.

  • Sopot is easy to access as the main road and the railway from Sofia to Burgas pass trough it. There is also a regular coach line to the neighbouring towns of Klisura and Karlovo (where the road to Plovdiv begins):
  • There is a regular bus line from Karlovo (5 km from Sopot) to Sopot every half an hour from Monday to Saturday noon and every hour at weekends.
  • If you are coming from Sofia (130 km from Sopot) you can take a train from the Central Railway Station to Karlovo (7.15 a.m., 16.00 p.m., 22.15 p.m.), a bus from the international bus station (in front of the Central Railway Station) at 14.30 p.m., a bus to Kazanlak and change in Banya (10 km from Karlovo), or some of the many buses and trains to Plovdiv.
    Skynomad Club offers Sofia airport transfers to Sopot.
  • If you are coming from Plovdiv (55 km from Sopot) you can take a bus to Karlovo (every hour).
  • If you're coming from Burgas (220 km from Sopot) you can take a train to Karlovo at 5.20 a.m. or at 13.50 p.m., or a train or bus to Plovdiv.
  • If you're coming from Varna (350 km from Sopot) you can take the night train to Sofia via Karlovo at 22.25, the train to Plovdiv at 9.05 a.m. or a bus to Burgas (every hour) and then a train or bus to Karlovo or Plovdiv.

    How to come to Bulgaria