From early August passengers at Sofia Airport can use the new free of charge bus connecting the two terminals of the airport. The bus is electric, with a capacity of 65 passengers, equipped with folding seats and a specific area for fixture of wheelchairs as well as a wheelchair ramp. This ensures a convenient and environmentally friendly free of charge transfer of passengers from Terminal 1 to Terminal 2 and the nearby stop of Sofia Metro Line 1, which enables quick access from the airport to the center of the capital.
With the new transportation Sofia Airport becomes the first Bulgarian airport with environmentally friendly passenger transportation and the only one in the country certified under the Airport Carbon Accreditation Program for reduction of carbon emissions of the international airport organization ACI EUROPE.
Another transportation convenience for the residents and for the big flow of tourists in the capital was introduced specifically for the summer season – from July to the end of September 4 additional buses carry the flow of pedestrians and cyclists to the Vitosha Mountain. The line for pedestrians starts from Vasil Levski stadium and reaches the area of Zlatnite Mostove. The bicycle lines start from the city Zoo and have several stops until they reach the end stop – Aleko hut, as well as from the G.M.Dimitrov metro station to the village of Zheleznitsa. Transportation is free of charge and covers the busiest hours of tourist flow to the mountain and back to the city at weekends.:
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