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How to get from Sofia Airport to Varna
How to get from Varna Airport to Varna and the Golden Sands
Public transport - take Bus 409 (at 15-minute interval) from Terminal 2 of the airport; it goes to Varna and continues to the Golden Sands. The travel time to the centre of Varna (the Cathedral) is 20 minutes and to the Golden Sands - about 50 minutes. A ticket can be purchased from the bus driver - its price is 3.00 BGN (Bulgarian lev; plural - leva). When you enter the bus tell the driver that you are going to the Golden Sands and ask at which bus stop to get off.Taxi - the cost to the Golden Sands is 25 Euro (~50 leva); for a group of 4 or more see Varna Airport Taxis
More information on how to get to hotel Lilia from Varna airport by bus 409:
Bus 409 travels from the airport to Golden Sands (at 15 minutes) - the last stop is the "centre" of Golden Sands in the Riviera complex.
As hotel Lilia is about 20-30 minute slow walk from the last stop of bus 409, the hotel kindly agreed to arrange for the taxi driver working for the hotel to wait for the arriving by bus colleagues; you will have a discount - 8 leva (instead of 10), which is about 4 Euro.
All who intend to take bus 409, please send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Airlines + flight number
This will allow the hotel administration to estimate when to send the taxi to the last bus stop. The taxi driver will be holding a sign with your name.
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