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There are 8 ways to get from Iași to Plovdiv by train, bus, night bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Nicolina to Ploiesti Sud Ir
  2. Take the bus from Ploiesti to Târgovişte
  3. Take the bus from Târgovişte to Kotel
  4. Take the bus from Kotel to Plovdiv

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Train, night train  •  20 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Iasi to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Stara Zagora
  3. Take the train from Stara Zagora to Plovdiv

$27 - $36

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Bus  •  16 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Iaşi to Buzău
  2. Take the bus from Buzau to Ploiesti
  3. Take the bus from Ploiesti to Târgovişte
  4. Take the bus from Târgovişte to Kotel
  5. Take the bus from Kotel to Plovdiv

Bus, night bus  •  18 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Iași to Bucuresti
  2. Take the night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Veliko Tarnovo
  3. Take the bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Plovdiv

$42 - $59

Train  •  24 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Iasi to Pascani R / ...
  2. Take the train from Pascani to Varna Ir
  3. Take the train from Varna to Plovdiv

$37 - $50

Drive  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Iași to Plovdiv 498 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Iasi (IAS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) IAS - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Razgrad
  3. Take the bus from Razgrad Municipality to Veliko Tarnovo

$53 - $162

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  11 h 23 min

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

$64 - $252

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Iași to Plovdiv is to train and night train which costs $27 - $40 and takes 20 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iași to Plovdiv is to fly and bus which costs $50 - $170 and takes 10 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Iași to Plovdiv. However, there are services departing from Iaşi and arriving at Plovdiv via Buzau, Ploiesti, Târgovişte and Kotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Iași to Plovdiv. However, there are services departing from Iasi and arriving at Plovdiv via Pascani and Varna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 11 min.

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The distance between Iași and Plovdiv is 602 km. The road distance is 796.7 km.

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The best way to get from Iași to Plovdiv without a car is to train and bus which takes 14 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 56 min to get from Iași to Plovdiv, including transfers.

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Iași to Plovdiv bus services, operated by Teisa Travel, depart from Iaşi station.

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Iași to Plovdiv train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Iasi station.

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The best way to get from Iași to Plovdiv is to bus which takes 16 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $50 and takes 24 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Iași to Plovdiv.
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  • Distance: 376 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 56 min

What companies run services between Iași, Romania and Plovdiv, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Iași to Plovdiv via Buzău, Buzau, Ploiesti, Târgovişte, Kotel, and Kotel in around 16 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Iași to Plovdiv via Pascani and Varna in around 24 h 11 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Iasi to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $210
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Iasi to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Iasi to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Nicolina to Ploiesti Sud
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Iasi to Pascani
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Pascani to Varna
Ave. Duration
15 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Iasi to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Varna to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $11
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $11
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Stara Zagora to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Grup ATYC
Phone
+4-0743-335.888
Website
atyc.autogari.ro
Bus from Ploiesti to Târgovişte
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
atyc.autogari.ro
Bus from Buzău to Ploiesti Sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
atyc.autogari.ro
Kotel Municipal Transport
Website
kotel.bg
Bus from Târgovişte to Kotel
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kotel.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Kotel to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Teisa Travel
Phone
(+40) 752 323 130
Email
office@teisa.ro
Website
teisa.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Buzău
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Schedules at
teisa.ro
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Iași to Buzau
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
mementobus.com
Bus from Iași to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
mementobus.com
Aer Trans
Phone
+4-0721-220.490
Website
aertrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Buzau to Ploiesti
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
aertrans.autogari.ro
Autogara Pax
Website
autogarapax.ro
Bus from Buzău to Ploieşti
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
autogarapax.ro
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Patnicheski Prevozi AD.
Phone
062 / 64-09-08
Email
office@pprevozi.com
Website
pprevozi.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
pprevozi.com
Plovdiv Express - 2000 LTD
Phone
0888 211 781
Email
plovdiv_ekspres_2000@abv.bg
Website
plovdivexpres-2000.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
plovdivexpres-2000.com
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Razgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Razgrad Municipality to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
avtogari.info
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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The quickest flight from Iasi Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Iași to Plovdiv bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, arrive at Plovdiv station.

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Iași to Plovdiv train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Plovdiv station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Iași to Plovdiv is 797 km. It takes approximately 11 h 17 min to drive from Iași to Plovdiv.

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Blue Air and Tarom offer flights from Iasi Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 510+ hotels available in Plovdiv. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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