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There are 6 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.

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Bus via Niš  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgrade to Niš
  2. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Plovdiv

$26 - $57

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Bus Blenda Tours  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Autokomanda to Dimitrovgrad
  2. Take the bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Pazardzhik

$9 - $16

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Train, line 34 bus, bus  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Beograd centar to Niš 790
  2. Take the line 34 bus from Atina to Autobuska stanica 34
  3. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Plovdiv

$24 - $48

Drive  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Belgrade to Plovdiv 339.8 miles

$60 - $90

Fly to Sofia, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Sofia (SOF) BEG - SOF
  2. Take the train from Iskarsko shose to Plovdiv

$88 - $192

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  13 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Thessaloniki (SKG) BEG - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Plovdiv Zob Süd

$107 - $229

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belgrade to Plovdiv is to bus which costs RSD 900 - RSD 1700 and takes 10 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belgrade to Plovdiv is to drive which costs RSD 6000 - RSD 9500 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belgrade to Plovdiv. However, there are services departing from Belgrade and arriving at Plovdiv via Niš and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 6 min.

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The distance between Belgrade and Plovdiv is 454 km. The road distance is 543.7 km.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Plovdiv without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 6 min and costs RSD 2700 - RSD 6000.

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It takes approximately 9 h 6 min to get from Belgrade to Plovdiv, including transfers.

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Belgrade to Plovdiv bus services, operated by Nis Ekspres, depart from Belgrade station.

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The quickest flight from Belgrade Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Belgrade to Plovdiv bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Plovdiv station.

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Plovdiv is 1 h ahead of Belgrade. It is currently 6:12 AM in Belgrade and 7:12 AM in Plovdiv.

Map of how to get from Belgrade to Plovdiv.
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  • Distance: 284 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 6 min

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

You can take a bus from Belgrade to Plovdiv via Niš and Sofia in around 9 h 6 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Belgrade to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
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
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
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
$15 - $29
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
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Pazardzhik
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $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
$6 - $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
$8 - $13
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
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
Public City Transportation Niš
Phone
018 / 505-656
Email
info@jgpnis.rs
Website
jgpnis.com
Bus from Atina to Autobuska stanica
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
jgpnis.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Plovdiv Zob Süd
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
ardatur.bg

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Yes, the driving distance between Belgrade to Plovdiv is 544 km. It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to drive from Belgrade to Plovdiv.

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Air Serbia offers flights from Belgrade Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 512+ hotels available in Plovdiv. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Belgrade Airport is to Mini Bus which takes 30 min and costs RSD 300 - RSD 490.

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