Thessaloniki to Plovdiv bus

Cheap bus tickets from Thessaloniki to Plovdiv

Showing times and prices for Oct 02

Cheapest

25

Average

28

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.

Brittany Ferries
08:50PMThessaloniki8h05 04:55AMPlovdiv
0 transfers
251One-way
Union Ivkoni International
10:15PMThessaloniki8h30 06:45AMPlovdiv
0 transfers
261One-way
Arda Tur
12:30PMThessaloniki7h30 08:00PMPlovdiv
0 transfers
301One-way
Arda Tur
05:00AMThessaloniki7h30 12:30PMPlovdiv
0 transfers
301One-way

Bus schedule from Thessaloniki to Plovdiv

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, October 2
Arda Tur
05:00AMThessaloniki7h30 12:30PMPlovdiv
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Arda Tur
12:30PMThessaloniki7h30 08:00PMPlovdiv
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Brittany Ferries
08:50PMThessaloniki8h05 04:55AMPlovdiv
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Union Ivkoni International
10:15PMThessaloniki8h30 06:45AMPlovdiv
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Bus times from Thessaloniki to Plovdiv

Showing times and prices for Oct 02

Fastest Journey

7 h 30 m

Average

7 h 53 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

226 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Thessaloniki for Plovdiv every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Arda Tur
12:30PMThessaloniki7h30 08:00PMPlovdiv
0 transfers
301One-way
Arda Tur
05:00AMThessaloniki7h30 12:30PMPlovdiv
0 transfers
301One-way
Brittany Ferries
08:50PMThessaloniki8h05 04:55AMPlovdiv
0 transfers
251One-way
Union Ivkoni International
10:15PMThessaloniki8h30 06:45AMPlovdiv
0 transfers
261One-way

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Overview: Bus from Thessaloniki to Plovdiv

distanceDistance140 miles (225 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$27 (€26)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesEurolines Germany, Tourist Service, Infobus, Union Ivkoni International, Brittany Ferries or Arda Tur

Buses from Thessaloniki to Plovdiv cover the 140 miles (225 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 55 min with our travel partners like Eurolines Germany, Tourist Service, Infobus, Union Ivkoni International, Brittany Ferries or Arda Tur. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $27 (€26), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $26 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Thessaloniki and arrive in Пловдив, Автогара Юг 2 (Plovdiv, Avtogara Jug 2).

Travel Tips: Bus to Plovdiv from Thessaloniki

Travel Tips: 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 Thessaloniki to Plovdiv.
FAQs

Travel between Thessaloniki, Greece and Plovdiv, Bulgaria by bus is: Unrestricted.

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

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

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

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 8/29/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Plovdiv from Thessaloniki before traveling.

Return travel from Bulgaria to Greece is: Unrestricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Thessaloniki from Plovdiv?

Entry into Greece is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Bulgaria

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

Last checked on 9/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Thessaloniki from Plovdiv.

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus from Thessaloniki to Plovdiv for the next 7 days starting from $26 (€25)  one way.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $27 (€26)  for a bus ticket to Plovdiv from Thessaloniki.
You should expect to travel around 140 miles (225 km)  to Plovdiv from Thessaloniki by bus.
The Thessaloniki to Plovdiv bus duration is on average 6 h 55 min, which is to be expected when traveling 140 miles (225 km) from Thessaloniki to Plovdiv. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking a bus from Thessaloniki, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Thessaloniki, Macedonia Intercity Bus Station, Thessaloniki, Ktel (Θεσσαλονίκη, Κτελ) and Thessaloniki, Monastiriou (Státhmefsi) (Θεσσαλονίκη, Μοναστηρίου (Στάθμευση)). When you arrive in Plovdiv, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Пловдив, Автогара Юг 2 (Plovdiv, Avtogara Jug 2), Plovdiv, Tsentralna Gara (Пловдив, Централна Гара) and Plovdiv, Avtogara Sever (Пловдив, Автогара Север).

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Thessaloniki   to Пловдив, Автогара Юг 2 (Plovdiv, Avtogara Jug 2).

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Thessaloniki and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 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.

Take the Thessaloniki to Plovdiv bus with Eurolines Germany, Tourist Service, Infobus, Union Ivkoni International, Brittany Ferries or Arda Tur. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route from Thessaloniki to Plovdiv as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of buses departing Thessaloniki for Plovdiv is 1 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Thessaloniki to Plovdiv bus departs at 5: 00 AM   and the last bus from Thessaloniki to Plovdiv leaves at 10: 30 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Thessaloniki to Plovdiv on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this route and save money. If you buy bus tickets between Thessaloniki and Plovdiv within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $27 (€26) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Thessaloniki to Plovdiv a few months in advance.

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