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Metro

Metro — The Sofia Metro was planned since 1960s but they officially started the construction in 1990s mainly because the city did not experience an urgent need for an underground system. Another factor was the construction works depth – being one of the oldest cities in Europe, Sofia contains many historical layers right underneath its […]

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Buses

Buses — Sofia Urban Mobility Centre (tel: (02) 831 9071 or 0700 13233; www.sumc.bg) operates Sofia’s trams, buses and trolley buses.  There is no night service.  Plans to extend the underground system to the south of the city continue to make slow progress. Tickets (1 BGN per ride) are sold at kiosks at the major […]

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Car Rentals

Car Rentals:  the following are car rental agencies that operate in Sofia:   Avis:                     +359 (2) 826 1100 Budget:                  +359 (2) 945 9454 Europcar Bulgaria: +359 (2) 981 4626 Hertz:                     +359 (2) 945 9217 iRent:                     +359 (0700) 10 310

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Taxis

Taxis – in Sofia, travelers should use taxis with meters and clearly marked rates displayed on a sticker on the passenger side of the windshield.  Travelers should be aware that there is no official commission that sets taxi cab rates.  Taxi drivers are within their full rights to charge passengers any price they want, provided […]