Arriving in Blagoevgrad

For Spring '22, new on-ground students should arrive on Jan. 10 or Jan. 11, between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm. For arrival and housing-related questions, please contact Residence Life and Housing

Getting from Sofia to Blagoevgrad 

It takes about 2 hours to get from Sofia to Blagoevgrad. You can take a bus (costs 11 BGN; see the schedules here) or train (costs about 8 BGN; see the schedules here). 

AUBG offers paid pick-up service from Sofia Airport to Blagoevgrad. The price per person depends on the number of passengers. The maximum capacity of an AUBG van is 8 passengers. In case an AUBG van is not available, we can arrange a taxi from Blagoevgrad to pick you up from Sofia. The taxi will cost about 100 BGN. 

If you’d like to use AUBG-arranged transportation, please send an e-mail to Asya Tsvetkova with exact arrival information:

  • Name of the students traveling and their ID
  • Arrival date
  • Arrival time
  • Flight number
  • The last destination you are flying from

If you're arriving in Sofia by plane, keep in mind that the bus and train stations are about half an hour away from the airport. You can take a taxi or the subway from Terminal 2 (a transfer at Serdika Station is required).

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