How to Reach Sozopol - The Easiest Way to Reach Sozopol


  • By Air: The nearest airport is at Burgas. From there you can catch a bus or taxi to Sozopol.
  • By Taxi: BGN 30-50 by taxi from Burgas to Sozopol.
  • By Bus: Buses leave Burgas for Sozopol every hour during the day starting 7am from the central railway station. It’s a 40 minute ride (approx.) and costs BGN 2.50.


  • By Taxi: If you absolutely must, then take a taxi to go around Sozopol. Don’t be afraid to haggle. Taxis charge tourists 2-3 times the fare they charge locals. Agree on the price before you step in.
  • By Foot: It’s easy to cover this town on foot, and all travel guides say it really is the best way to get around.

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Modes of Transportation in Sozopol

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Sozopol. The most preferred mode of transport in Sozopol is Walking.

Average distance: 9.5 km Average time: 17.25 min

  • Walking 50%
    Walking 10 min Driving 1 min Overall average time for 1.5 kms 11 min
  • Car 25%
    Driving 15 min Overall average time for 23 kms 15 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 25%
    Bus 20 min Walking 10 min Waiting 2 min Overall average time for 12 kms 32 min

How to Reach Sozopol from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Burgas to Sozopol 10.39 km 10 mins
Kableshkovo to Sozopol 24.08 km 24 mins
Primorsko to Sozopol 28.38 km 28 mins
Varna to Sozopol 88 km 1 hour 28 mins
Yambol to Sozopol 114.78 km 1 hour 54 mins
Istanbul to Sozopol 211.21 km 3 hours 31 mins
Bucharest to Sozopol 255.04 km 4 hours 15 mins
Debrecen to Sozopol 835.3 km 13 hours 55 mins
Budapest to Sozopol 1076.72 km 17 hours 56 mins
Bánovce nad bebravou to Sozopol 1215.34 km 20 hours 15 mins
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