Athens to Plovdiv bus

Cheap bus tickets from Athens to Plovdiv

Showing times and prices for Aug 15

Cheapest

56

Average

69

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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07:00PMAthens14h00 09:00AMPlovdiv
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561One-way
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06:30PMAthens15h15 09:45AMPlovdiv
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651One-way
04:30PMAthens15h40 08:10AMPlovdiv
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701One-way
05:30PMAthens14h45 08:15AMPlovdiv
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701One-way
05:30PMAthens14h40 08:10AMPlovdiv
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701One-way

Bus schedule from Athens to Plovdiv

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04:30PMAthens15h40 08:10AMPlovdiv
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05:30PMAthens14h45 08:15AMPlovdiv
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05:30PMAthens14h40 08:10AMPlovdiv
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06:30PMAthens22h20 04:50PMPlovdiv
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06:30PMAthens15h15 09:45AMPlovdiv
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07:00PMAthens14h00 09:00AMPlovdiv
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Bus times from Athens to Plovdiv

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Fastest Journey

14 h

Average

16 h 6 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

472 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Athens for Plovdiv every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
07:00PMAthens14h00 09:00AMPlovdiv
0 transfers
561One-way
2nd Fastest
05:30PMAthens14h40 08:10AMPlovdiv
0 transfers
701One-way
05:30PMAthens14h45 08:15AMPlovdiv
0 transfers
701One-way
06:30PMAthens15h15 09:45AMPlovdiv
0 transfers
651One-way
04:30PMAthens15h40 08:10AMPlovdiv
0 transfers
701One-way

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Overview: Bus from Athens to Plovdiv

distanceDistance293 miles (472 km)
durationAverage bus duration14 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$64 (€59)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersArda Tur, Union Ivkoni International, Tourist Service, Brittany Ferries or Infobus

Buses from Athens to Plovdiv cover the 293 miles (472 km) long journey taking on average 14 h with our travel partners like Arda Tur, Union Ivkoni International, Tourist Service, Brittany Ferries or Infobus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $64 (€59), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $58 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Athens and arrive in Пловдив, Автогара Юг 2 (Plovdiv, Avtogara Jug 2).

Travel Tips: Bus to Plovdiv from Athens

Take the bus to Plovdiv easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Athens to Plovdiv.
FAQs

Travel between Athens, Greece and Plovdiv, Bulgaria by bus is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Bulgaria from Greece?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Greece

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Bulgaria from Athens?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Plovdiv, Bulgaria?

When traveling in Bulgaria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 7/28/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Athens and Plovdiv before traveling.

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Plovdiv to Athens is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Greece from Bulgaria?

Reentry to Greece is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Greece from Plovdiv?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Athens, Greece?

The government of Greece has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 8/3/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Athens from Plovdiv here.

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Athens and Plovdiv for the next 7 days starting from $58 (€53)  one way.
The bus price to Plovdiv from Athens is on average $64 (€59)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The bus distance from Athens to Plovdiv is around 293 miles (472 km).
On average the Athens to Plovdiv bus travel time is 14 h  for the 293 miles (472 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When taking the bus from Athens to Plovdiv, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Athens, Sidirodromon (Αθήνα, Σιδηροδρόμων), Athens, Acharnon (Hotel Pergamos) and Athens (Αθήνα), Kondriktonos 10 (Panellinios Gimnastikos Sillogos). Your journey can end in bus stations such as Пловдив, Автогара Юг 2 (Plovdiv, Avtogara Jug 2), Plovdiv, Central Gara (Пловдив, Централна Гара) and Plovdiv, Tsentralna Gara (Пловдив, Централна Гара).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Athens   and arrive in Пловдив, Автогара Юг 2 (Plovdiv, Avtogara Jug 2).

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Athens and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Plovdiv most often arrive at Пловдив, Автогара Юг 2 (Plovdiv, Avtogara Jug 2) and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from this bus station to the city center.

If you're looking for buses from Athens to Plovdiv, you can rely on Arda Tur, Union Ivkoni International, Tourist Service, Brittany Ferries or Infobus to get you to Plovdiv. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Athens to Plovdiv route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day from Athens to Plovdiv. If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Eurolines Germany, Union Ivkoni International or Arda Tur. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
On average, there is 1 bus a day from Athens to Plovdiv. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Athens to Plovdiv bus departs at 1: 30 PM   and the last bus from Athens to Plovdiv leaves at 4: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Athens to Plovdiv on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
You can find buses to Plovdiv from Athens to cost on average $64 (€59) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Athens to Plovdiv bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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