Bourgas, Bulgaria

Anyone looking for peace and space can book a ticket to Bourgas. It is the destination to enjoy the wilderness and thickly forested mountains.

Undiscovered Bourgas lies on the Black Sea in Bulgaria. This tranquil city is often seen as the starting point to larger cities, but Bourgas is perhaps the best kept secret in Europe. It has a long and quiet beach, interesting museums and the Maritime Park, the pride of the city. Enjoy the flower beds, abstract sculpture and terraces which have wonderful views over the sea. Nature lovers can enjoy the 4 exceptionally beautiful lakes which are the refuge of many birds. Do you have a pair of hiking boots lying around? Then put them in your suitcase. You will need them in this mountainous region with its diversity in beautiful nature!

The perfect place for trips to nearby towns ...

Bourgas is the perfect place for discovering the attractive south coast. If you head towards Sozol you will pass a quaint museum town with a small fishing harbour. A little further is the picturesque village of Nessebar, encircled by old city fortifications. Its history dates back 3,000 years and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fly to Bourgas and its beautiful surrounding towns!

Practical information

Transport to/from the airport

Burgas Airport is located about 10 km from the city centre. You can travel to/from the airport by taxi or bus.
  • Taxi

    You will find taxi ranks outside, in front of the arrival hall. It takes about 15 minutes to get to the centre of Burgas by taxi.
  • Bus

    Bus 15 leaves for the centre of Burgas from outside the departure hall.

Transport in the city/region

Travel anywhere within Burgas:
  • Bus

    In Burgas, the bus is the most frequently used mode of transport. In addition, there are minibuses, which take you to places the city buses do not go. You can hail a minibus on the street.
  • Train

    Nearly all cities in Bulgaria can be reached by train. The tickets are cheaper than in other European cities.
  • Taxi

    It is very easy to hail a taxi on the street in Burgas. Although the taxi fare is affordable, we advise you to agree on a fixed price in advance.  

Passport and visa

You need a valid passport or identity card.

Time zone

GMT +2 (summer time +3) 
In Burgas, it is 1 hour later than it is in the Netherlands.


The currency in Burgas is the Lev.

Duration of flight

The flight to Burgas lasts approximately 3 hours. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.