Sleeping in Airports

Burgas Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Burgas Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

As the result of a bomb threat at my destination airport I had to stay at Burgas Airport (Bulgaria) for 7 hours in the night. -Klaus-Theo

BOJ Airport Overview

bourgas airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Burgas Airport.

What to Expect

Burgas Airport (code: BOJ) has a modern two-level terminal building with eight departure gates and a dozen shops and eateries. Shops and eateries close at night, so plan accordingly if you intend to spend the night. WiFi is available, and for additional services, economy-class passengers can pay to access the airport’s private lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for locations and rates.

Sleeping in Burgas Airport

Travellers have not provided positive reviews about sleeping in this airport. Staff have been described as rude and unaccommodating, and seating as uncomfortable with armrests. Automatic doors that let mosquitoes into the terminal were another cited complaint. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read traveller airport reviews for more tips.

To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos. You can also visit the airport’s website for current information. For more airport information, continue scrolling down to explore more in our Burgas Airport Guide.

In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.

Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the airport sounds like a nightmare, there are several small hotels near Burgas Airport.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels in Burgas, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Burgas Airport Lounge – Location: Airside, Level 1, near Gate 5. Lounge Access: Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.

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Drinking Water

Information is unavailable. Does the airport have water fountains or water bottle refill stations? Click here to update this guide.

Food & Drinks

Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, we cannot confirm the availability of any 24-hour dining options. Options include: Costa Coffee • Ginger Cafe • Ginger Go Fresh • McDonald’s • Sky Snack Bar • Bricco Pizza • Bottega Prosecco Bar.

Luggage Storage & Lockers

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Mobile Charging

A reader tells us, “There is a free mobile/device charging station just by the door to the smoking area (airside) on the right-hand side. There is the odd plug socket you could use too.” (August 2022)

Rest & Relaxation Zones

There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers

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WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Burgas Airport in Terminal 2.

More Airport Information

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover

ATMs / Cash Machines – Information not available.

Banking Services – Central Cooperative Bank provides full-service banking. Locations: Landside, Arrivals Hall. Hours: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM • 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM (Mon – Fri) • 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Sat).

Currency Exchange – 4x Change offers currency exchange in the Departures and Arrivals terminals.

Duty-Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping and a small variety of retail shops are available. Hours: 24 hours a day during the summer season and according to flight schedule otherwise.

Family Services – The airport provides the following services for families:
» Mother and Child Room – A place for mothers to care for young children (including a play area, high chairs, and more) before a flight. Location: Terminal 2, Airside, 1st Floor.
» Children’s Area – Dedicated kid fun zones can be found in the departure area. An open-air kids’ playground is Airside.

Luggage Wrapping – Available for 15 BGN per piece of luggage. You can also weigh your luggage on the scale for 1 BGN per piece.

Medical Services – Available at the Airport Medical Centre. Location: Terminal 2. Hours: 24 hours a day.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Smoking – It is not clear what the rules are on smoking within the terminal. Ginger’s Cafe, located Landside, offers a smoking area.

Travel Agencies – If you are arriving in Burgas and need local arrangements or help planning a last-minute trip abroad, a travel agency is available in Terminal 2.

Airlines
Bourgas Airport is served by the following airlines: Aer Lingus • Aeroflot • Bulgarian Airlines • Lufthansa • Ryan Air • S7 Airlines • Turkish Airlines.
Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Bus

Bus 15 runs between BOJ airport and the Burgas central bus station. At the bus station, connections are available to minibuses offering service to and from nearby resort towns. The bus stop is outside the Departure Terminal. As of this update, tickets range in price from 1 – 12 BGN.

Car Rentals

Car rental desks are located on the Arrivals Level of the terminal. The following car rental agencies are available on-site: Easyrent • Europcar • Green • Hertz • Sixt • Top Rent-A-Car.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis

Taxis are available in the ground transportation area. All taxis are metered, and reservations are not required.

Last updated: 2024-01-30

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, is subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers, and their websites. We are not representatives of any of the above-mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.