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There are 4 ways to get from Sandanski to Plovdiv by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sandanski to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Plovdiv

$12 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus Samokov Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sandanski to Samokov
  2. Take the bus from Samokov to Plovdiv

$11 - $16

2 alternative options

Bus Arda Tur  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sandanski to Serres
  2. Take the bus from Serres to Plovdiv

$21

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Sandanski to Plovdiv 185.8 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Sandanski to Plovdiv is to bus which costs $10 - $17 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sandanski to Plovdiv is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sandanski to Plovdiv. However, there are services departing from Sandanski and arriving at Plovdiv via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Sandanski and Plovdiv is 138 km. The road distance is 297.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sandanski to Plovdiv without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs $12 - $20.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Sandanski to Plovdiv, including transfers.

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Sandanski to Plovdiv bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Sandanski station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sandanski to Plovdiv is 297 km. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Sandanski to Plovdiv.

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There are 550+ hotels available in Plovdiv. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 86.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Sandanski, Bulgaria and Plovdiv, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Sandanski to Plovdiv via Sofia in around 5 h 45 min.

Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Hebros Bus Ltd.
Phone
032 65 78 11
Email
office@hebrosbus.com
Website
hebrosbus.com
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
hebrosbus.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Samokov Bus
Website
samokov-info.com
Bus from Sandanski to Samokov
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
samokov-info.com
Bus from Samokov to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
samokov-info.com
Kyustendil Municipality Transport
Website
kustendil.bg
Bus from Samokov to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kustendil.bg
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Sandanski to Serres
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Bus from Serres to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
ardatur.bg

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