There are 3 ways to get from Pleven to Plovdiv by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Pleven to Plovdiv

$8 - $12

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Train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Pleven to Sofia 461 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Plovdiv 8627

$9 - $10

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Pleven to Plovdiv 182.7 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Pleven to Plovdiv is to bus which costs $8 - $12 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pleven to Plovdiv is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pleven and arriving at Plovdiv. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Pleven to Plovdiv. However, there are services departing from Pleven and arriving at Plovdiv via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Pleven and Plovdiv is 141 km. The road distance is 292.4 km.

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The best way to get from Pleven to Plovdiv without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 20 min and costs $8 - $12.

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The bus from Pleven to Plovdiv takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Pleven to Plovdiv bus services, operated by Hebros Bus Ltd., depart from Pleven station.

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Pleven to Plovdiv train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Pleven station.

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The best way to get from Pleven to Plovdiv is to bus which takes 4 h 20 min and costs $8 - $12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $8 - $11 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Pleven to Plovdiv.
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  • Distance: 88.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Pleven, Bulgaria and Plovdiv, Bulgaria?

Hebros Bus Ltd. operates a bus from Pleven to Plovdiv once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Pleven Bus Station also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pleven to Plovdiv via Sofia in around 6 h 21 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Hebros Bus Ltd.
Phone
032 65 78 11
Email
office@hebrosbus.com
Website
hebrosbus.com
Bus from Pleven to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
hebrosbus.com
Pleven Bus Station
Phone
+359 (0) 64 888 666
Website
avtogara.pleven.bg
Bus from Pleven to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogara.pleven.bg

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Pleven to Plovdiv bus services, operated by Hebros Bus Ltd., arrive at Plovdiv station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pleven to Plovdiv is 292 km. It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to drive from Pleven to Plovdiv.

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