The closest international airport to Nessebar is located in Burgas. It is the second largest airport in Bulgaria after Sofia
Transfer from Burgas to New Nessebar
Burgas is 35 km far from Nessebar and it takes on average 30 minutes by car.
You can rent a car at Burgas airport, but you should do so in advance especially in the hot season (June-August). Two or three weeks before your planned holiday would be enough. Find a car rental online and book a car via messaging or a phone call.
Another option is to take a taxi any time of the day or night. A taxi rank is available at Terminal 2. However, it is safer and cheaper to book a taxi online.
You can also get from Burgas to Nessebar by public transport. There are two options.
1. You can take bus no. 15 at bus stop Burgas Airport and get off at the stop Bus Station South in 25 minutes. Change to bus no 10 and go to Nessebar. The journey takes 45 minutes.
2. The number 10 bus stop is 400 metres from the terminal towards Nessebar. You can walk there. The bus stop is located behind the car park at the roundabout. However, keep in mind that during the high season the bus may be overcrowded and pass by without stopping… It may happen that you’ll have to wait for another bus for hours.
Transport and logistics in Nessebar
Bus routes to New Nessebar start in Burgas, go through Pomorie, Aheloy, Ravda, Old Nessebar, and end at Sunny Beach, Kosharitsa and Sveti Vlas.
There is a bus timetable at each bus stop. It is not so easy to get to the right bus without being late. First, you need to calculate the approximate arrival time of your bus at the stop. A timetable shows the time of its departure from the starting point. Secondly, if the bus is full, it may not even enter New Nessebar. Lastly, the buses can be half an hour late, or early. If there is no one waiting at a bus stop, a bus passes by.
Taxis along the Bulgarian coast are not cheap. Frequent rides will cost you a hefty sum. Local taxi drivers try to earn money for the rest of the year. The approximate cost from New Nessebar to Burgas airport is 30-40 leva (15-20 euro), from Old Nessebar to New Nessebar (Hotel Sol Nessebar) 10-15 leva (5-10 euro).
A great way to get around is walking! It’s healthy, informative, and cheap!))