There are 7 ways to get from Belgrade to Plovdiv by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Blenda Tours  •  9 h 36 min

$10 - $17

6 alternative options

Bus via Niš  •  9 h 56 min

$27 - $58

Train  •  14 h 35 min

  1. 790
  2. 491
  3. 493

$18 - $39

Bus via Negotin  •  15 h 28 min

$33 - $44

Drive  •  5 h 39 min

  1. 339.8 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Sofia, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. BEG - SOF

$88 - $192

Fly to Kavala, bus  •  14 h 12 min

  1. BEG - KVA

What companies run services between Belgrade, Serbia and Plovdiv, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Belgrade to Plovdiv via Dimitrovgrad and Sofia in around 9 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Belgrade to Plovdiv via Niš, Dimitrovgrad, and Sofia in around 14 h 35 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Belgrade to Kavala via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Belgrade to Kavala via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Belgrade to Kavala via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Belgrade to Kavala via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Beograd centar to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $5
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Iskarsko Shose to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Blenda Tours
Phone
+(381)(10)346969
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Autokomanda to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
pks.rs
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Union Ivkoni
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nikolic Prevoz D.O.O
Website
nikolicprevoz.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Negotin
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
nikolicprevoz.rs
Bus from Negotin to Vidin
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
nikolicprevoz.rs
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Vidin to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Chrysoupoli to Zlatograd
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Municipality of Zlatograd
Website
zlatograd.bg
Bus from Zlatograd to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
zlatograd.bg

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Belgrade and Plovdiv is 454 km. The road distance is 544 km.

The cheapest way to get from Belgrade to Plovdiv is to bus which costs RSD 950 - RSD 1700 and takes 9 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Belgrade to Plovdiv is to drive which takes 5 h 39 min and costs RSD 6000 - RSD 9000.

No, there is no direct train from Belgrade to Plovdiv. However, there are services departing from Beograd centar and arriving at Plovdiv via Niš, Dimitrovgrad and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 35 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Belgrade to Plovdiv. However, there are services departing from Autokomanda and arriving at Plovdiv via Dimitrovgrad and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 36 min to get from Belgrade to Plovdiv, including transfers.