Sofia

Sofia car hire with SIXT

Exploring Sofia by car is the best option to discover all the Bulgarian capital has to offer. When opting for your Sofia car hire with SIXT, choose from our convenient offices right off the Arrivals of Terminal 1 and 2 of the Sofia International Airport (SOF), and several others located at the heart of the city centre. Hire a car in Sofia and benefit from our fleet of premium cars and 24/7 Customer Service, so whether you’re looking for compact vehicles or luxury MPVs, you’ll find something that fits your budget, with no hidden costs at the end. Comfortable van hires are also available to suit the needs of larger groups, with free cancellation when you select to pay at the location. 

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SIXT services in Sofia

One-day rentals and weekend rentals are popular with tourists visiting Sofia and its surrounding areas. Take your Sofia car hire to the next level and choose from a range of bookable extras, such as Wi-Fi, sat nav and unlimited mileage. If your plan is to visit the historic centre, a compact car is the best choice as it can fit into tighter spaces and find better parking spots. However, for those wishing to travel around the country, SUVs are the preferred choice as they provide more comfort over longer distances.

SIXT services in Sofia

Good to know when visiting + city

Under 25 Car Hire

In Bulgaria the minimum age of car hire is 20 years old for most vehicles, you must simply hold a valid licence for at least one year.

Flexible Hiring Options

If you choose to ‘pay later’ than cancellation is free any time up to the day of booking, as we understand plans can change.

Available Extras

Whether it's that extra protection package, a sat nav for getting around, or a child seat simply select during booking.

What to do while in Sofia

There is plenty to do in Sofia for all travellers: history-lovers shouldn’t miss the St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral and St. George Rotunda in the city centre, and should pay a visit to the city of Plovdiv, best reached by car (1h 30min journey). To enjoy green spaces inside the city, there’s no better place than the iconic Borisova Gradina park. For nature and hiking lovers, the best option is to take your Sofia car hire outside the capital to the Rila Mountains, about a 2h drive from Sofia. 

Summer 2021 in Sofia

Summer is the best time to hike up to the Rila Monastery and visit the seven Rila Lakes in the mountains, which are frozen during the winter. The Black Sea coast is also quite popular during the warmer months, and many tourists embark on the 5h road trip from Sofia to Varna. Additionally, you can take advantage of the warmer temperatures to take one of the many free walking tours of Sofia’s historic city centre.

Why Rent With Sixt?

Why Rent With Sixt?
  • New Cars - On Average 3 Months Old
  • Premium Fleet Of German Cars
  • Car Hire Made Quick And Easy
  • Friendly 24/7 Customer Service
  • Free Cancellation When You Pay On Arrival
  • No hidden costs or credit card fees

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