Directions from Niš to Plovdiv

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. 493 / ...

$15 - $20

Cheapest option

Train  •  9 h 35 min

  1. 491
  2. 493

$10 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus via Pazardzhik  •  6 h 28 min

$18 - $28

Bus Huntur Travel  •  6 h 37 min

$13 - $20

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. 192.7 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a bus from Niš to Plovdiv via Sofia and Pazardzhik in around 6 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Niš to Plovdiv via Dimitrovgrad and Sofia in around 9 h 35 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Palilulska pijaca to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 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
Bus operators
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
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
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
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Pazardzhik
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Niš and Plovdiv is 267 km. The road distance is 308 km.

The cheapest way to get from Niš to Plovdiv is to train which costs RSD 1000 - RSD 2000 and takes 9 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Niš to Plovdiv is to drive which takes 3 h 27 min and costs RSD 3500 - RSD 5500.

No, there is no direct train from Niš to Plovdiv. However, there are services departing from Palilulska pijaca and arriving at Plovdiv via Dimitrovgrad and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Niš to Plovdiv. However, there are services departing from Niš and arriving at Plovdiv via Sofia and Pazardzhik. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Niš to Plovdiv, including transfers.