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from Plovdiv to Sofia

How to get from Plovdiv to Sofia by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Plovdiv to Sofia is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Union Ivkoni National
10:25AM2h10
Plovdiv
12:35PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
$121One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Karat-S
01:00PM2h20
Plovdiv
03:20PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
$111One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Union Ivkoni National
09:10PM1h55
Plovdiv
11:05PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
$121One-way
0 transfers
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Karat-S
04:10PM2h20
Plovdiv
06:30PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
$111One-way
0 transfers
Karat-S
03:10PM2h20
Plovdiv
05:30PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
$111One-way
0 transfers
Karat-S
05:00PM2h20
Plovdiv
07:20PMСофия, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
$111One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Plovdiv to Sofia

distanceDistance81 miles (131 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
priceTicket price range$9 - $9
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKarat-S

Take a bus to travel 81 miles (131 km) between Plovdiv and Sofia. Karat-S is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Plovdiv to Sofia.

How to get from Plovdiv to Sofia

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If you want to travel from Plovdiv to Sofia there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 100,00% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Plovdiv to Sofia. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs: Travel from Plovdiv to Sofia

FAQs: Travel to Sofia 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 Plovdiv to Sofia.
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You can get from Plovdiv to Sofia by bus.

The cheapest way to get from Plovdiv to Sofia is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $9 (€8).

Traveling by bus is also the quickest way from Plovdiv to Sofia. It takes on average 1 h 55 min   to travel this journey.

The distance is approximately 81 miles (131 km) from Plovdiv to Sofia.

The average frequency per day from Plovdiv to Sofia is:

  • 1 bus a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Plovdiv and Sofia as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Plovdiv to Sofia:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Plovdiv, North Bus Station and arrive in Sofiya Airport - Terminal T2.

The following travel company offer services from Plovdiv to Sofia:

  • Karat-S, Pinkbus, Ourbus, Infobus or FlixBus can take you to Sofia by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Plovdiv to Sofia for $9 (€8).

Yes, there is a direct service from Plovdiv to Sofia:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Sofia with Karat-S, Pinkbus or FlixBus with 1 direct bus per day.

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.

Omio customers who travel from Plovdiv to Sofia often also extend their vacation to go to Istanbul, Varna, Belgrade or Burgas. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Sofia and these popular destinations at a great price.

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