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Duration 2h 15m
Distance 143.4 km
Average price $23
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Sofia and Plovdiv takes 2h 15m and the fastest bus takes 2h. There is a bus service every few hours from Sofia 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.

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  1. Sofia
  2. Plovdiv
2h 20m
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$11 - $55

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Plovdiv. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 20m.

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The distance between Sofia and Plovdiv is 132 km. The road distance is 143.4 km.

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Sofia to Plovdiv bus services, operated by Avtogari, depart from Sofia station.

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Sofia to Plovdiv bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Plovdiv station.

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There are 77+ hotels available in Plovdiv. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Sofia and Plovdiv?

Avtogari operates a bus from Sofia to Plovdiv hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 2h 20m. 10 other operators also service this route.
Bus operators
Avtogari
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Hebros Bus Ltd.
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Karat-S
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $55
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Plovdiv Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $55
Website
Karat-S
MetroTurizm
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
MetroTurizm
BG Razpisanie
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Arda Tur
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Valeross
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
FlixBus
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Eurolines FR
Atlas Taxi
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Phone
+359 89 345 5533
Email
info@atlastaxi.eu
Website
atlastaxi.eu
Shuttle from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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Atlas Taxi

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