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Duration 16h 56m
Distance 916.9 km
Average price $65
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average bus between Budapest and Plovdiv takes 16h 56m and the fastest bus takes 15h 27m. There is at least one bus per day from Budapest to Plovdiv. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Budapest Nepliget
  2. Plovdiv
16h 23m
$66 - $91

Budapest to Plovdiv bus times

Buses run once daily between Budapest and Plovdiv. The service departs Budapest at 04:27 in the morning, which arrives into Plovdiv at 23:30. All services require a transfer at Népliget M and take an average of 16h 56m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Budapest to Plovdiv? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Plovdiv station. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Plovdiv Central Train Station via Budapest Nepliget. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 23m.

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The distance between Budapest and Plovdiv is 746 km. The road distance is 916.9 km.

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Budapest to Plovdiv bus services, operated by Karat-S, depart from Budapest Nepliget station.

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Budapest to Plovdiv bus services, operated by Karat-S, arrive at Plovdiv Central Train Station.

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Plovdiv is 1h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 5:59 AM in Budapest and 6:59 AM in Plovdiv.

There are 495+ hotels available in Plovdiv. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Budapest and Plovdiv?

Karat-S operates a bus from Budapest Nepliget to Plovdiv Central Train Station once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 15h 10m. Georg also services this route 3 times a week.
Bus operators
Karat-S
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Budapest Nepliget to Plovdiv Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
Karat-S
Georg
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Budapest to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Arda Tur
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65

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