The centre of Sofia is easily accessible by public transport,
which includes trams, buses and trolleybuses. Buses run from 5am
until midnight and trams run until 1am. Single-trip tickets can be
purchased before boarding as well as on the vehicle.
Renting a car is impractical, given the volume of traffic and
limited number of parking spaces in and around Sofia. Taxis are
cheap and easily available, though. Tariffs are usually shown on
the vehicle window. If they're not and there's no meter, passengers
should negotiate a fare before setting off. Many tourist
attractions are set close together, making Sofia a walkable city
For the most part, safety isn't a worry. Visitors should be
aware of their possessions at all times, though, as pickpockets
operate in some popular tourist areas.
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