You can get from Plovdiv to Sofia by train, bus or flight.
To get from Plovdiv to Sofia on Jun 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||81 miles (131 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $8 (€8) • 2 h|
|Popular travel companies||Union Ivkoni National|
Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 81 miles (131 km) to Sofia from Plovdiv. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Union Ivkoni National among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Plovdiv to Sofia.
There are 4 travel options from Plovdiv to Sofia: bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to travel from Plovdiv to Sofia is by taking a flight with an average price of $1 (€1).
This is compared to other travel options to Sofia:
Taking a flight is about $8 (€8) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $8 (€8) for this route.
Taking a flight is about $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1) for this trip.
A flight is generally $6 (€5) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $6 (€5) from Plovdiv to Sofia.
The fastest way to get to Sofia from Plovdiv is by bus with an average travel time of 2 h.
Other travel options to Sofia can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.
In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min of travel time.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h.
You should expect to travel around 81 miles (131 km) between Plovdiv and Sofia.
The average frequency per day from Plovdiv to Sofia is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Sofia from Plovdiv as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Plovdiv to Sofia:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Plovdiv to Sofia, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Plovdiv to Sofia with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Sofia tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
Before traveling from Plovdiv to Sofia, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Plovdiv to Sofia tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.