Sofia metro is the first and only in Bulgaria. Currently the metro has 2 lines with a total length of 31 km and 27 metro stations. The metro is constructed and operated by Metropilitan EAD. The first line is opened on 28 January 1998.

Line 1

Line 1 of the metro connects Northwestern and Southeastern parts of Sofia. The construction has started during the 1980ies and by 2012 the section which is in use is between the stations "Obelya" and "Inter Expo Centre - Tsarigradsko Shose" with length of 20km and a total of 16 stations.

Stations in use (date of opening)

  • Obely (20 April 2003)
  • Slivnitsa (28 January 1998)
  • Lyulin (28 January 1998)
  • Zapaden Park (28 January 1998)
  • Vardar (28 January 1998)
  • Konstantin Velichkov (28 January 1998)
  • Opalchenska (17 September 1999)
  • Serdika (31 October 2000)
  • Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski (7 September 2009)
  • Vasil Levski Stadium (8 May 2009)
  • Joliot-Curie (8 May 2009)
  • G. M. Dimitrov (8 May 2009)
  • Musagenitsa (8 May 2009)
  • Mladost 1 (8 May 2009)
  • Mladost 3 (25 April 2012)
  • Inter Expo Center - Tsarigradsko Shose (25 April 2012)

Upcoming extention - direction South

  • 14 - at Alexander Malinov Blvd, in front of Billa supermarket, Asko-Denitsa shop and McDonalds
  • 15 - at Alexander Malinov Blvd, in front of Hit supermarket
  • 16 - at Alexander Malinov Blvd, in Mladost 4 distict
  • 17 – by Business Park Sofia, Technopolis shop and Arena Mladost Cinema Complex

Upcoming extention - direction North

  • 20 - in Druzhba 2 district
  • 21 - in Druzhba 1 district
  • 22 - at Christophorus Columbus Blvd
  • 23 - Sofia Airport

The completion of the 2 extentions is expected by 2014. Line 1 intersects with Line 2 at metrostations Obelya and Serdika.

Line 2

Line 2 of the metro is from Northwest to South of the capital city of Sofia. The sations of NDK and by Hemus Hotel are constructed during the works for construction and opening of the National Palace of Culture (NDK) in 1980ies. Line was officially opened on 31 Augist 2012.

Stations in use (date of opening)

  • Lonsko Shose (31 August 2012)
  • Beli Dunav (31 August 2012)
  • Nadezhda (31 August 2012)
  • Han Kubrat (31 August 2012)
  • Princess Maria Louise (31 August 2012)
  • Central Railway Station (31 August 2012)
  • Lavov Most (31 August 2012)
  • Serdika (31 August 2012)
  • NDK (31 August 2012)
  • European Union (31 August 2012)
  • James Bourchier (31 August 2012)

Upcoming extention - direction South

  • 12 - by Srebarna Street
  • 13 - in Hladilnika district

Upcoming extention - direction North

  • 14 - in Leo Tolstoy district
  • 15 - in Svoboda district
  • 16 - in Iliyantsi district

Line 3

Line 3 is still not projected. It will be from Southwest to Northeast of Sofia.