There are 4 ways to get from Alexandroupoli to Plovdiv by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandroupoli Port to Ormenio Αλεξανδρούπολη Λιμάνι - Δίκαια
  2. Take the train from Svilengrad to Plovdiv 492 / ...

$16 - $22

3 alternative options

Bus KTEL Rodopis  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Komotini
  2. Take the bus from Komotini to Plovdiv

Bus KTEL Xanthis  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Xanthi
  2. Take the bus from Xanthi to Plovdiv

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Alexandroupoli to Plovdiv 196.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Alexandroupoli to Plovdiv is to train which costs 13€ - 19€ and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alexandroupoli to Plovdiv is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alexandroupoli to Plovdiv. However, there are services departing from Alexandroupoli and arriving at Plovdiv via Komotini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Alexandroupoli and Plovdiv is 172 km. The road distance is 313.8 km.

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The best way to get from Alexandroupoli to Plovdiv without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Alexandroupoli to Plovdiv, including transfers.

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Alexandroupoli to Plovdiv bus services, operated by KTEL Evrou, depart from Alexandroupoli station.

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The best way to get from Alexandroupoli to Plovdiv is to train which takes 5 h 29 min and costs 13€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 50 min.

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Alexandroupoli to Plovdiv bus services, operated by KTEL Rodopis, arrive at Plovdiv station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alexandroupoli to Plovdiv is 314 km. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Alexandroupoli to Plovdiv.

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  • Distance: 107.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

What companies run services between Alexandroupoli, Greece and Plovdiv, Bulgaria?

You can take a train from Alexandroupoli to Plovdiv via Ormenio and Svilengrad in around 5 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Alexandroupoli to Plovdiv via Komotini in around 5 h 50 min.

Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Alexandroupoli Port to Ormenio
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$11 - $14
First Class
$13 - $17
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Komotini
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Komotini to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
KTEL Xanthis
Phone
25410 27200
Email
info@ktelxanthis.gr
Website
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Xanthi to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr

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