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 during the night, so plan accordingly if you plan 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 was another cited complaint. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport. See Airport Hotels in the guide below or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all services and times listed below are subject to change. Some services and facilities may remain closed or operate with reduced hours.  Airport tips and suggestions in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. If you are planning to sleep in the public area of the terminal overnight, have a back-up plan! We’ve heard from a few travellers at other airports and they were not permitted to stay overnight. We’re not sure if that will apply to this airport, until a reader lets us know the current situation. We will start updating all of our guides in October 2021.  To help us with this massive update, you can add or update information or write a review and submit photos and airport tips.

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 Hotels

If sleeping in Burgas Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Hotel Kedara – (5 minute walk from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Das Marina Burgas Hotel – (5 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates
  • Sea Horse Hotel – (5 minute walk from the airport) No airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Burgas Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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!

VIP Lounge – Location: Terminal 1, Departure 1. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door.

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

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Burgas Airport in Terminal 2.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Information not available.

Banking Services – Central Cooperative Bank provides full-service banking. Locations: Landside, Arrivals Hall. Hours: 8:30AM – 5:00PM (Mon – Fri)

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

Duty Free & Shopping – Duty-free shopping is available, along with a small variety of retail shops. 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 take of young children (including play area, high chairs and more) prior to 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 located Airside.

Food & Drinks – Food concessions throughout the airport operate with varying schedules. At the time of this update, we are unable to 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 – Not available.

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.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

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

Showers – Not available.

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 really last minute trip abroad, there is a travel agency available in Terminal 2.

Airport Hours

The airport is open 24 hours.


Bourgas airport is served by the following airlines: Aer LingusAeroflot • Bulgarian Airlines • Lufthansa • Ryan Air • S7 Airlines • Turkish Airlines.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport


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 located 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 onsite: Avis • Budget • Easyrent • Enterprise • Europcar • Hertz • National • Sixt • Top Rent-A-Car.


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

Last updated: 2020-10-23

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are 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 web sites. 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.