Comparison of rental car and car rental from several businesses in the city Sofia, Bulgaria. Find the best prices for rental cars online. Comparing prices online can be very profitable, many smaller companies can only be booked on site.
Car rental at Sofia’s airports like Sofia Vrazjdebna Airport 7 km (4 mi), SOF, train stations and travel centers etc. We can offer a car rental service where every cost is included. There are no hidden fees or free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car. An easy, straight forward and safe search for car rental online. With our search engine, you only need to write the name of the city, place etc. and you will immediately get a list of choices. We compare these companies in Sofia or in Sofia City, Sixt on Център, Sixt on Bulevard Knyaginya Maria Luiza 131, Dollar Thrifty Bulgaria on Ulitsa Kozloduy 4, Sixt on 16 Bulevard Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd, Europcar Bulgaria Hilton Hotel on National Culture Palace Bulevard Bulgaria 1.
More about Sofia
Sofia (Sredets, София, Sofija) is located in the municipality Municipality of the Capital, Sofia City region, Bulgaria and is a city. The city is the capital of the country. It is the 1th largest town/city when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 1th largest city/district in Bulgaria. Has about 1,152,600 (2018) inhabitants. Larger neighboring cities/communities are Pernik (c. 82,500 pop), Vratsa (c. 64,900 pop), Kyustendil (c. 48,300 pop), Dupnitsa (c. 34,800 pop), Samokov (c. 26,800 pop) and Botevgrad (c. 20,900 pop). Are you planning to stay for a long period and spend your vacation here? Then there are many things to do and experience. Smaller villages, communities and suburbs nearby are Radomir, Ihtiman, Kostinbrod, Mezdra, Etropole, Svoge, Krasno Selo, Nadezhda, Malashevtsi, Moderno Predgradie and Orlandovtsi. The community/city is located about 562 MASL (1,844 ft). South Yug Bus Station, Iztok east bus station, Iliyantsi bus station, Bus station Sever, Serdika Bus Station, Bankya bus station and Zapad West Bus Station are bus stations and stops nearby. Nearby metro (subway) stations are G M Dimitrov, Vitosha, Business park Sofia, Alexandar Malinov, James Bourchier, Beli Dunav, Akademik Aleksandar Teodorov Balan, Vardar and Druzhba. We also give tips on which companies offer rental cars in Municipality of the Capital.
Attractions, Activities and Sights
Wondering what there is to see and do in Sofia? Here are a few suggestions on activities, attractions, museums, events, destinations, places and experiences that are worth a visit during your vacation in the city. Shopping at a mall? Maybe at Sky City, Princess Outlet Center, FIBank Ndl, Borovo Center, Mega Mall, Paradise Center, Trade House West, Metro City (Metrocity), Mall of Sofia and Zona for home! Do your shopping and make some bargains at Zhenski Pazar and Halite, these are markets that are close by and well worth a visit. Golf trip and need to rent a car? Saint Sofia Golf Club and Spa 17 km (11 mi) are some golf courses that are close to the community. Museums and art galleries in Sofia that could be interesting are Kinocentr Boâna, Museum of Georgi Dimitrov, TechnoMagicLand, Museum of Pejo K Âvorov, Museum of Ivan Lazarov, Pancho Vladigerov House Museum, Museum of Ivan Vazov, Boyana church, Museum of Aleksandr Božinov and National Gallery for Foreign Art.
Fortress Stražata, Dabo, Kamenna tribuna, Bojna kula s visočina 7m (URVICH) and Fortress Golemo Gradiŝe are interesting ruins of old buildings and objects. Visit Ivan Vazov National Theater to see and experience plays, music and shows in the town center. Urvich fortress, Royal Palace and Vrana Palace are new as well as old beautiful castles to see and they are located in the town center. Notable churches or cathedrals are Sv. Petka Samardzhiyska, Sv. Aleksandar Nevski, Rotonda Sv. Georgi, Sveta Nedelya and Boyana Tsarkva which are close by. Dragalevtsi Monastery are notable cloisters or monasteries/nunneries close by.
Archaeology, History and Ancient Monuments
Neolithic Settlement of Slatina, Historical Archeological Area Serdika Sredec, Archeological Park Zapadna porta na Serdika, Pretorium, Severna pravogalna kula, Gallery of MS Serdika II, Triglna kula na Serdika, Villa rustica and Amphitheater of Serdica are interesting ancient relics, cultural heritage, antiquities and older buildings. See older buildings and ancient monuments?
Viewpoints, Parks and Gardens
Enjoy a beautiful botanical garden? Botanical Garden of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Rezidenciâ Lozenec, University Botanical Garden, Park labyrinth, Razsadnik Malo Bučino and Bio gradina Vitoša are located within walking distance. Do you want to see the views? Vr Forta 1025 m n vv, Botevgradsko šose km Sopot, Viewpoint, Vr Krstatoto drvo 1012 m n v and Vr Popadijna glava 978 m n v are observation points in the central parts of town. Park Mladost 3, Small Garden, Sofia Airport Water Park, Sofia Airport Center Park and Plot XXV are located in the city if you want to experience beautiful and interesting parks and gardens.
Events, Sports and Concerts
Close to the town centre, the Dimitr Penev, Kompleks Carsko selo, Bonsist, Stadion Akademik, Stadion Akademik Pliska, Dragalevci, Stadium of the Bulgarian Army, Vasil Levski National Stadium and Georgi Asparuhov Stadium’s are located. See the different teams in town play or are you craving some football? Or want to see a concert? Cultural centers such as National Palace of Culture are located close to the town centre.
Theme Parks, Zoo, Animal Parks and Water Parks
Looking for activities and experiences with the kids? Experience an amusement park, water park or theme park, then there are these options, Aerodrom, Karting Pista Džmbo, Sky Park, Voden park Iskr, Detski razvlekatelen kompleks Patilanci, Water park Korali, Kpalnâ Mariâ Luiza, Voden park Bbreka, Plaž Rudarci. Visiting an animal park with the family? Zoos, aquarium, tropicarium, terrarium, tropical house and animal parks located near Sofia are Sofia Zoo. Look at exotic animals like lions, tigers and ostriches?
Car rental in airports nearby
Car rental in airports nearby: Compare Rental Cars Sofia Airport. Cheap Van Rentals in Sofia.
Frequently asked questions about renting a car & car rental in Sofia
Which car rental companies are near or in Sofia?
There are over 5 car rental companies in Sofia. Car rental companies such as Sixt on Център, Sixt on 16 Bulevard Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd, Sixt on Bulevard Knyaginya Maria Luiza 131, Europcar Bulgaria Hilton Hotel on National Culture Palace Bulevard Bulgaria 1, Dollar Thrifty Bulgaria on Ulitsa Kozloduy 4, etc.
Do I need a credit card for car rental in Sofia?
You can make a booking without a credit card. Note that, even if you choose to pay by debit card, you will have to provide a valid credit card in the driver’s name at the time of pick-up in Sofia, since the rental agent requires a credit card from which to take the rental deposit. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases American Express.
What types of car can I rent in Sofia?
The range of cars varies during the season but you can usually rent car types such as special cars, compact elite, electric cars, estate, compact cars, minibus, moped, mini cars, premium cars, medium suv, minivan, jeep, cargo van, hybrid cars, standard cars, luxury elite, fullsize elite, exotic cars, luxury cars, suv, mini elite, economy elite, 5 seater minivan, 9 seater minivan, intermediate, small suv, fullsize cars, small-medium truck-lorry, convertible, large truck-lorry, intermediate elite, 7 seater minivan, economy cars in Sofia.
What is the cheapest car rental company in Sofia and Bulgaria?
In the past 14 days, the cheapest rental cars in Bulgaria on Autoprio.com were found at City Rent Bulgaria, Top Rent A Car, Low Cost Cars Bulgaria, Autojet, Veger, CarRent Bulgaria, Yes Rent A Car and Mex.
What is the best rental car company in Sofia and Bulgaria?
Based on ratings and reviews on autoprio.com, the best car rental companies in Bulgaria are Avis, Hertz, Europcar, Budget and Sixt.
Which optional extras are available?
The availability of optional extras depends on the car rental agent in Sofia and even if they are booked online they are not guaranteed. The following extras can be booked on Autoprio.com: Additional driver, Booster seat, Child toddler seat, Infant child seat, GPS – Satellite Navigational System, Ski Rack, Snow Chain Set, Snow Tyres, Wi-Fi Access, Luggage / Roof Rack. Please note that most of the optional extras are not included in the rental price and can be purchased at the time of booking or at the rental desk. The cost of the optional extras are displayed at time of booking in the Rental Conditions.
Which additional charges could apply?
Please note that each car rental agent has its own policy on additional charges which will be clearly stated in the rental conditions at the time of booking. Generally, additional charges may be applied for: out-of-hours pick-up/drop-off, border crossing, one-way rentals, young drivers or senior drivers and winter tyres. Any additional charges will need to be paid directly at the rental desk in the local currency in Sofia.
Where can I purchase car rental insurance?
Autoprio.com recommend purchasing the damage refund insurance at the time of booking. Our insurance partners offer a complete damage refund insurance package which is up to 50% cheaper than what you would pay at the rental supplier’s desk in Sofia. The insurance cost and conditions will be displayed at the time of booking.
Which documents do I need to bring to the rental desk?
The rental voucher we will send you as part of the booking confirmation contains all documents required at the time of pick-up in Sofia. In most cases, in order to release the reserved vehicle, you need to bring: Credit card in the name of the driver. Credit cards accepted for pick-up are MasterCard, Visa, and in some cases, American Express. Please consult your Booking Confirmation for list of accepted Credit Cards. Driving licence. Please note that only a full licence held for minimum of 1 year with no major endorsements will be accepted. Read more about requirements for driving licence. Booking voucher. This will be sent to you within 48 hours after booking and must be printed out. Any other forms of identification requested by the car rental agent in their terms and conditions. Details can be found on your rental voucher from Autoprio.com.
Are there extra charges for drop-off at a different location?
Yes, in most cases the car rental agent will charge an extra fee if you wish to return the vehicle at a different location then Sofia. Autoprio.com will clearly state whether the one-way fee is included in the rental price or what additional cost may arise at the time of booking.
How much do you charge for excess?
The excess amount depends on the car rental agent and the rented vehicle and it will be refunded within 10-28 days after the rental if there has been no damage. Cartrawler offer damage refund insurance in association with our insurance partners, which will allow you to claim for reimbursement in the event that you have been charged for collision damage or theft in Sofia. This damage refund insurance can be purchased at the time of booking.
Can I rent a car if I’m under 25 or over 75?
Yes, most car rental agents have a minimum age limit of 21 years for rentals. However, requirements may vary depending on the car rental agent and destination country. Please note that there may be additional charges if the main driver is under 25 or over 75 years old to cover the extra insurance cost. Any additional fee will be mentioned at the time of booking under summary of charges before you confirm the reservation in Sofia.
Car rental companies in Sofia, Bulgaria
We compare these companies in this city or in the region, Top Rent A Car, Dollar, Autojet, Firefly, Europcar, Hertz, Low Cost Cars Bulgaria, addCar, Avis, Budget, CarRent Bulgaria, National, Yes Rent A Car, Mex, Thrifty, Alamo, Payless, Veger, City Rent Bulgaria, Surprice, Sixt, Enterprise, InterRent and Green Motion. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Sofia Airport. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.