Arriving in Blagoevgrad

For Fall '21, new on-ground students should arrive between August 25-29. More information about booking a time slot and check-in procedures is available here.

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). 

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). 

We also offer paid pick-up service from Sofia Airport to Blagoevgrad. 

AUBG has two minivans for up to eight passengers. The price per person depends on the number of passengers. If you want to use an AUBG van, you must 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

In case the AUBG car is not available, we can arrange a taxi from Blagoevgrad to pick you up from Sofia. It will cost about 100 BGN.

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