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.
This is the last train of the day.
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2 h 24 m
2 h 43 m
Trains per day
Of the 12 trains that leave Sofia for Plovdiv every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||81 miles (131 km)|
|Average train ticket price||$5 (€5)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
Trains from Sofia to Plovdiv cover the 81 miles (131 km) long route taking on average 2 h 43 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $5 (€5), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $5 (€5).