You can get from Sofia to Plovdiv by train, bus or flight.
To get from Sofia to Plovdiv on Aug 18 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|
|Ticket price range||$5 - $7|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $5 (€5) • 2 h 42 min|
|Fastest mode||Bus • $7 (€6) • 1 h 45 min|
|Popular travel companies||Karat-S|
Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 81 miles (131 km) to Plovdiv from Sofia. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Karat-S among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Sofia to Plovdiv.
There are 4 travel options from Sofia to Plovdiv: bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Plovdiv is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€5) compared to other travel options to Plovdiv:
Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Plovdiv, which costs on average $7 (€6) for the same trip.
The fastest way from Sofia to Plovdiv is by bus with an average journey time of 1 h 45 min.
There are alternative travel options to Plovdiv that can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 42 min.
You should expect to travel around 81 miles (131 km) between Sofia and Plovdiv.
The average frequency per day from Sofia to Plovdiv is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Plovdiv from Sofia 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 Sofia to Plovdiv:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Sofia to Plovdiv with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Plovdiv as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Sofia to Plovdiv.
Before traveling from Sofia to Plovdiv, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Sofia to Plovdiv tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.