How to travel from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora

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from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora

You can get from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora on Aug 14 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:01AMPlovdiv1h45 09:46AMStara Zagora
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09:30AMPlovdiv2h00 11:30AMStara Zagora
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Travel Information between Plovdiv and Stara Zagora

distanceDistance49 miles (79 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $5
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $4 (€4) • 2 h 3 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $5 (€5) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni National

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 49 miles (79 km) from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $4 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Union Ivkoni National among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora.

Travel Tips: Travel from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora

Travel to Stara Zagora 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 Stara Zagora.
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There are 4 ways to get from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Stara Zagora from Plovdiv is by taking a train, which costs on average $4 (€4).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Stara Zagora:

Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Stara Zagora, which costs on average $5 (€5) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Stara Zagora from Plovdiv is by bus, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Stara Zagora by train can take on average 2 h 3 min.

The Plovdiv to Stara Zagora distance is around 49 miles (79 km).

The average frequency per day from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Stara Zagora 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 Stara Zagora:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora depart from Пловдив, Автогара Юг 2 (Plovdiv, Avtogara Jug 2) to Stara Zagora, ul. General Gurko.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Union Ivkoni National to go to Stara Zagora by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Union Ivkoni National Plovdiv to Stara Zagora tickets on Omio for $5 (€5).

Yes, there are direct routes from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 2 direct buses per day to take to Stara Zagora with Union Ivkoni National.

Direct services to Stara Zagora 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.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Sofia, Sliven or Veliko Tarnovo. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Plovdiv and Stara Zagora itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Stara Zagora and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $5 (€5) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $4 (€4) one way.

But we recommend booking Plovdiv to Stara Zagora tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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