Vasil Levski National Stadium (Sofia)

The Vasil Levski National Stadium, named after the Bulgarian revolutionary and national hero, is the home stadium of the Bulgarian national football team and venue of the Bulgarian Cup Final.

Opened in 1953, the stadium is the second largest in Bulgaria and usually hosts the largest derby matches in Sofia. The stadium was the proposed venue of the Opening and Closing ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games if Sofia had been successful.

Tenants: Bulgaria national football team

Opened: 1953

Capacity: 44,000

Address: Bulevard “Evlogi i Hristo Georgiev” 38, 1164 Borisova Gradina, Sofia

Tickets at Vasil Levski National Stadium

Tickets for Bulgaria national football team matches at the stadium are available to purchase through their ticketing partner at

Location & Travel to Vasil Levski National Stadium

Located within Sofia’s oldest park, Borisova gradina, the Vasil Levski National Stadium is very central in the Bulgarian capital.

Air: Sofia Airport is the main international airport of Bulgaria, located approximately 10km east of central Sofia. The airport mainly services European destinations, including Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool, London-Gatwick, London-Heathrow, London-Luton, London-Stansted and Manchester.

Central Sofia can be reached by Line 2 (Blue) of the Metro which is next to Terminal 2, with a free shuttle bus running from Terminal 1 if you land there. The Metro also runs directly to the Vasil Levski National Stadium.

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Bus: There are a number of bus lines that run from central Sofia to close by to the stadium, including the 72, 76, 204 and 604.

Metro: The stadium is served by its own metro station, the Vasil Levski Stadium metro station. The station sits on both Metro Line 1 (red) and Metro Line 2 (blue) with a journey from central Sofia taking about 10 minutes.

Train:  Located approximately 1km north of the city centre, Sofia Central Station is the main rail station of Sofia, with services to most of Bulgaria. There are also international trains, with daily trains to Istanbul (Turkey) and Thessaloniki (Greece), as well as regular services in the summer to Belgrade (Serbia), Bucharest (Romania) and Lviv (Ukraine).

Tram: Lines 10, 12 and 18 all run from central Sofia to close by to the stadium.

Walk: Being just a couple of kilometres from central Sofia, you can walk to the Vasil Levski National Stadium in approximately 25 minutes.

Hotels near Vasil Levski National Stadium

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Further Information & Events

Bulgarian Football Union Official Website

Last Updated on June 27, 2021 by Sports Tourist

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