Cheap Flights to Burgas

Burgas overview

When is the best time to fly to Bourgas?

Peak season:

You’ll struggle to find cheap flights to Bourgas from June to September as the summer really takes hold of the city. The upside to visiting during the summer is the vast amount of festivals and events which take place. The Spirit of Burgas is an event which usually takes place somewhere between late July to late August, however there have been some occasions where the festival has been cancelled due to funding issues, so it’s worth doing a bit of research before you book your flights to Bourgas. The Flora Burgas takes place during May. This is a colourful celebration of floral presentations and definitely worth a visit. There is also the annual Folklore Festival in August. It’s been happening since 1965 and is packed with dancing from across the globe. Flight tickets are very expensive during this festival, so make sure you secure your flights to Bourgas well in advance if you intend to visit.

Off season:

January and February are best avoided as Bulgaria is battered by extreme low temperatures and tons of snow. Although the country deals with the weather relatively well, you’ll find yourself limited as many bars and attractions will be closed. You’ll find the cheapest flights to Bourgas around the winter. If you’re a fan of winter sports, then you can take advantage of the snowy mountains and hit the slopes for a good price.

When is the best time to book a flight to Bourgas?

To find the cheapest flights to Bourgas, then it’s best to be as flexible as you can with your dates. If you aren’t fixed on a specific week, then you’ll do yourself a lot of favours in finding discounted flight tickets. Theoretically January, February and March are the cheapest months, however both April and May can have some bargains if you plan ahead and secure your flights 2 or 3 months ahead of time. If you are hoping to visit during the summer holidays, then you’ll definitely need to have your flights to Bourgas booked as early as possible. However, the cheap cost of living in the country compensate for any expensive flight tickets you might pay for.

How long is the flight to Bourgas?

Flights from London to Bourgas: 3 hours 30 minutes.

Flights from Manchester to Bourgas: 3 hours 40 minutes.

Flights from Birmingham to Bourgas: 3 hours 30 minutes.

Flights from Glasgow to Bourgas: 3 hours 45 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights to Bourgas?

The major airline that provides cheap flights to Bourgas is Wizz Air. There are a couple of others such as Thomas Cook and Condor, however Wizz Air is the most frequent airline. The benefit of Wizz Air is that they are a budget airline and it’s not difficult to find the cheapest flights to Bourgas with them. You’ll have to lower your expectations slightly as you won’t be getting luxurious seating, but the prices are competitive. A downside to Wizz Air is you can’t reserve your seats, so when you are boarding it’s a bit of a free-for-all, which can be frustrating if you are travelling with family and wish to sit together.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

The best way to get to the centre of Bourgas is to jump on a bus. They are regular and reliable and run every 30 minutes. You’ll want to jump on bus number 15 and it’ll take you to the bus station in the southern part of the city. There are other buses you can get if you’re moving on immediately to Sunny Beach or Nesebar. To get there, you’ll need to jump on bus number 15 until you get to the bus station and then move onto another bus from there. Your only other option to get to the centre is to jump in a taxi. Always be a little careful when finding a taxi though as scams can be common. Ensure you feel safe and always agree on the fee before you get in. If you’re having any doubts, just ask someone at the information stands at the airport for help on finding a taxi.

Burgas insider information

  • There’s a reason people are flocking to Bulgaria, and it’s not just the amazing weather. Bourgas is home to the infamous Sunny Beach, voted as the cheapest place for Brits to visit.
  • If you’d like to avoid the tourism and enjoy a hidden getaway, then take a trip down to Sozopol for an idyllic beach which is mainly only known by locals.

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How much do things cost in Burgas?

Clothing & Shoes
Pair of Nike shoes
$ 109.67
Pair of jeans
$ 87.42
Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre)
$ 0.99
A dozen eggs
$ 2.05
Bottle of beer (imported beer)
$ 1.65
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes
$ 4.13
Cheap meal
$ 7.95
Small bottle of water (0.33 litre)
$ 0.63
$ 1.70
3 course meal for 2
$ 31.79
How much does transport cost in Burgas?
One-way ticket (local transport)
$ 1
Taxi - fixed fee
$ 1
1 km taxi journey
$ 1
1 hour taxi waiting fee
$ 10

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