Travel Information


How to reach the IHS:


  • By plane


Varna has an international and domestic airport ( with flights to and from Sofia (the capital city of Bulgaria). There are also direct flights connecting many European cities with Sofia and Varna.


In June, 2006 there are regular daily flights to Varna from Vienna ( and from Sofia (, There are many charter flights from different European cities as well. Lists of such flights are available at .

The distance between the Varna airport and IHS is about 40 km. There is a bus (No 409) from the airport to the centre of Varna. Bus No 8 departs from the centre and goes to St. Constantine (the last stop is near to IHS). Taxi cabs are also available.

  • By train

Trains from Sofia Central railway station to Varna run several times daily ( ).

See also short info.


  • By bus

From Sofia

See the timetable of some bus companies.

From Istanbul

The company Metro Turizm provides daily buses from Istanbul to Dobriç (a town near Varna) via Burgaz and Varna, departing at 09:30 am  (


  • Rent a car


    The major Rent a car companies operate in Bulgaria as well. See:

Bulgaria Car Rental:

Avis rent a car - Bulgaria:

Hertz Locations in Bulgaria: