Venue e-IRG delegates meeting

Best Western Expo Hotel (see Map)
149 Tsarigradsko Shosse, Blvd.
1784 Sofia – Bulgaria

Dinner for e-IRG delegates:

The dinner was at the Best Western Expo Hotel on the day before, Monday 19 March 2018 at 20:00hrs.

Public transportation

From/To Sofia Airport:

Sofia Metro Line 1 (see Metro stations' map) connects Sofia Airport (from Terminal 2) to the city centre and provides direct connection from the airport to the large residential complexes.
You have to stop on a metro station "Tsarigrdsko shose" to get to the Best Western Expo Hotel.
The metro ticket is valid only for one way direction and the price is 1.60 BGN (1 EUR = 1.95583 BGN).

The other alternative to reach the hotel is to go by taxi (5-10 minutes ride, depending on the traffic). If you decide to take a taxi from the airport, you can pick up a taxi vehicle in front of the building (right side). There are also unofficial taxi drivers who offer their services (sometimes aggressively), but we strongly advise you to avoid them.
•    From the airport to the Best Western Expo Hotel the price of 8-10 BGN (approx. 5 EUR).
•    From the airport to city center (depending on your hotel location) – (8 to 15 EUR).
Information about all public and other transport to/from the Sofia airport is available here.


Please find below a list of recommended hotels. You are advised you to book your hotel as soon as possible.

Best Western Expo Hotel ****
(Special prices: 60 - 70 EUR per night (single/double room) if you send e-mail to:  referring: IICT, 20 March, meetingPlease note: The deadline for booking for this special rate is 12th of March!
Tel: (+359) 2 81 7 81 51

Novotel Sofia ****
15 N Tsarigradsko Shosse Blvd, 1784 Sofia, Bulgaria
Tel: (+359) 2 9043000,
View in Google Maps

Metropolitan hotel****
115N Tsarigradsko Shosse Blvd., 1784 Sofia, Bulgaria
View in Google Maps

To reach the Best Western Expo Hotel from Novotel or Metropolitan, you should take buses No.: 1, 3, 5, 6 in the direction opposite to the city centre (two bus stops).