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Travel & getting there
Sofia (Bulgaria’s capital) is the nearest airport to Bansko and is just over a 2.5 hour flight from the UK. All European airlines offer schedule flights to Sofia, and in the winter there are numerous tour operators that offer seat only on their charter flights.

For UK travellers, below are a number of useful websites for booking flights:


We have secured a fixed price deal with Air Bulgaria, please contact us for further details.

Directions from Sofia
There are plenty of cheap buses running every day from Sofia to Bansko, as well as taxis being very affordable. By car it is just over a 2 hour drive.

For those wishing to hire a car from Sofia we can provide you with a detailed route planner for the journey.

A taxi from Sofia to Bansko for 6 people including ski or snowboard equipment costs 135 euros /£92 and can be booked through www.rentacarbulgaria.com or www.sofiabulgaria.virtualave.net

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River Lodge Apartment Address
4 Lazar German Str., Glazne quarter, 2770 Bansko, Bulgaria

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