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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Plovdiv by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

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Fly to Sofia, train  •  10h 19m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Sofia (SOF) MAD - SOF
  2. Take the train from Iskarsko Shose to Plovdiv

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Fly to Plovdiv  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Plovdiv (PDV) MAD - PDV

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Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, shuttle  •  12h 15m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) MAD - OTP
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Plovdiv

Fly to Alexandroupolis, bus  •  15h 9m

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Alexandroupolis (AXD) MAD - AXD
  2. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Komotini
  3. Take the bus from Komotini to Plovdiv

Train, bus  •  38h 50m

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Marseille St Charles Ave
  2. Take the bus from Marseille Saint-Charles to Plovdiv

Bus, train  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Plovdiv Re / ...

Drive  •  29h 11m

  1. Drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Plovdiv 3114.2 km

Madrid (MAD) to Plovdiv (PDV) flights

The flight time between Madrid (MAD) and Plovdiv (PDV) is around 9h 21m and covers a distance of around 2371 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 45m. The fastest flight normally takes 6h 40m. Services are operated by Ryanair. Typically five flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
5h 36m
Layover time:
3h 45m
Total time:
9h 21m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
6h 40m
Flight distance:
2371 km
Flights per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$32
Carbon emissions:
480 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:15
Last flight departs at:
12:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Madrid (MAD) to Plovdiv (PDV) flight schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Plovdiv is to fly and train which costs €40 - €160 and takes 10h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Plovdiv is to fly which costs €35 - €170 and takes 9h 34m.

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The distance between Madrid Atocha Station and Plovdiv is 2374 km. The road distance is 3114.2 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Plovdiv without a car is to train and bus which takes 38h 50m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 19m to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Plovdiv, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 5m.

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Plovdiv is 1h ahead of Madrid Atocha Station. It is currently 5:02 AM in Madrid Atocha Station and 6:02 AM in Plovdiv.

Yes, the driving distance between Madrid Atocha Station to Plovdiv is 3114 km. It takes approximately 29h 11m to drive from Madrid Atocha Station to Plovdiv.

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Wizz Air, KLM, Alitalia and five other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Plovdiv. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Madrid Atocha Station to Plovdiv.
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  • Distance: 2373.6 km
  • Duration: 10h 19m

What companies run services between Madrid Atocha Station, Spain and Plovdiv, Bulgaria?

Ryanair flies from Madrid Atocha Station to Plovdiv 5 times a week.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Flights from Madrid to Sofia via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Flights from Madrid to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Flights from Madrid to Plovdiv via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Madrid to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Cluj-Napoca
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $420
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Flights from Madrid to Alexandroupolis via Barcelona, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Madrid to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Sofia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Madrid to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $200
Flights from Madrid to Alexandroupolis via Barcelona, Athens
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Madrid to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Madrid to Sofia via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Madrid to Alexandroupolis via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Iskarsko Shose to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
$4 - $6
1st Class
$5 - $7
Train from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
$4 - $6
1st Class
$5 - $7
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
Atlas Taxi
Phone
+359 89 345 5533
Email
info@atlastaxi.eu
Website
atlastaxi.eu
Shuttle from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$190 - $240
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Atlas Taxi
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Komotini to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
KTEL Rodopis
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Marseille Saint-Charles to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
29h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Madrid to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
Yubim

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