Sofia is historisch, uitzonderlijk,  /  Sofia (Sofia, Bulgaria) has 1,260,120 inhabitants, and a size (surface area) of 492 km². It is near Plovdiv Prishtina Skopje . The Vore provides the cost of living in Sofia, and the salary required to live there.

Local information & average prices

Map of Sofia

Minimum wage (Year) $240.74
Income per capita (GDP - PPP) $19,839
Average salary (Month) $573.12

Local alcohol information & average prices

Drink a beer at "Skaptobara" & "La Cattedrale" or go clubbing in Sofia? Or buy your pre-drinks and cigarettes at a local shop? The alcohol price level is rated /100. The Vore provides Sofia's alcohol prices, and shows you the best local places.
Legal drinking age
Legal smoking age N/A
Price pack of cigarettes $3.15
Local beer brands
Price of coffee $1.20


Price of local beer (0,5L) $1.19

Most popular pubs/bars in Sofia

No bars listed.

Most popular clubs in Sofia

Price of a cocktail $

No clubs listed.

Where to buy alcohol in Sofia? Supermarkets & Liquor stores

Price of supermarket beer (0.5L) $0.72
Price of local wine (bottle) $4.57

No supermarkets/liquor stores listed.

General real estate information & average prices

Interested in buying or renting a house or apartment in Sofia? Or right next to Cathedral Saint Alexander Nevski? The real estate price level is (/100). The Vore talks Sofia's housing prices, mortgage interest rates, and the best neighborhoods.

Monthly costs of renting

Rent in city centre $310
Rent in cheaper area $225
Costs of internet $8
Costs of electricity, water and heating $85


Apartment city centre buy price (per m2) $1,270
Cheaper area apartment (per m2) $895
Mortgage interest rate 5.48%

Sofia's Neighborhoods

Real estate agents in Sofia

No agents listed.

Useful websites for finding a place in Sofia:

Local public transportation information & average prices

Going to take a bus in Sofia? A taxi?The public transport price level is (/100) in Sofia. The Vore provides public transport prices, distances, what to tip, and how long journeys takes!
The city is and in terms of traveling costs it's .
Average taxi price Start price:$0.58 + $0.57(per km)
How much to tip a taxi driver
Price of bus/metro ticket $1.05
Price monthly public transport pass $29.85
Gas price $1.33

Train companies in Sofia

Bus companies

Taxi companies in Sofia

Local food information & average prices

Going to eat at Raketa Rakia Bar & Restaurant Shtastliveca in Sofia? Or buy food at supermarkets like BILLA & Hypermarket Hit or at local market places like Tsentralni Hali? The price level of food in Sofia is normaal(31/100). The Vore provides Sofia's restaurant & food prices, and shows you the best local places.
The city is historisch, uitzonderlijk, and in terms of food costs it's normaal.
Price of budget restaurant $6.36
Price of local food restaurant $11.92
Fastfood prices (like McDonalds) $4.93
Price of bread $0.65
Price of milk $1.22

Best food places

Most popular restaurants in Sofia

    Raketa Rakia Bar

    Type of restaurant Local restaurant
    Location Qnko Sakuzov 17, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria

    Restaurant Shtastliveca

    Type of restaurant Fine dining
    Location Sofia Bul. 27," Vitosha", Sofia 1000, Bulgaria

    Made in Home Restaurant

    Type of restaurant Casual dining
    Location Angel Kanchev 30A, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria

Great local market places in Sofia

No markets listed.

List of supermarkets in Sofia

    Hypermarket Hit

    Location ul. "Obelsko Shose" 20, 1360 Sofia, Bulgaria
    Phone number +359 2 810 5201


    Location bul. "Lomsko Shose" 171, 1229 Sofia, Bulgaria
    Phone number +359 2 930 0060