1. You may choose to arrive by air at the Sofia Airport, located in the capital of Bulgaria. Sessions 1 and 2: a shuttle on the afternoon of July 23 will pick you up at the airport for an additional fee, including the return to the airport the very early morning of August 6 (additional $50/person each way).  For the Conducting Program the shuttle will be available on August 8 from Vidin Airport and August 16 from Vidin. Airline arrival and departure information should be submitted here:

  1. Train service from any major city in Europe is available.
  2. The Craiova Airport in Romania is about 90 minutes by car, with air service from London, Paris, Bologna, and other major European cities. For an additional $100/person we will send a private car to pick you up at the airport. 
  3. From Craiova there is frequent train service to Bucharest (Romania), which has a major airport.

Other options for travel from Sofia to Vidin

Address: 100 Kn. Maria Louisa Boulevard
National telephone line – 359 (2) 8133-202 or 0900 63 099

from Sofia via Vratsa to Vidin 9:30, 12:30, 14:00, 15:00, 17:45 Sofia Central Bus Station Alexiev Bus Station