There are 5 ways to get from Pleven to Sofia by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus Avtogari  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Pleven to Sofia

$6 - $10

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Train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Pleven to Sofia 461 / ...

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Pleven to Rumjancevo
  2. Take the bus from Rumjancevo to Sofia

$7 - $14

Taxi  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pleven to Sofia 103.6 miles

$85 - $100

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Pleven to Sofia 103.6 miles

$16 - $24

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pleven and arriving at Sofia. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pleven and arriving at Sofia. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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The distance between Pleven and Sofia is 132 km. The road distance is 165.8 km.

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The best way to get from Pleven to Sofia without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Pleven to Sofia takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Pleven to Sofia bus services, operated by Avtogari, depart from Pleven station.

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

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The best way to get from Pleven to Sofia is to bus which takes 2 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 43 min.

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Pleven to Sofia bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Sofia station.

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

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Map of how to get from Pleven to Sofia.
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  • Distance: 82.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

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

Avtogari operates a bus from Pleven to Sofia hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Six other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Pleven to Sofia every 3 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 2 h 43 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Pleven to Rumjancevo
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Rumjancevo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Pleven to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Trans5
Website
trans5.bg
Bus from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trans5.bg
Bus from Pleven to Rumjancevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
trans5.bg
Bus from Rumjancevo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
trans5.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
ELIT 97
Phone
064/84 54 52
Email
elit97@abv.bg
Website
elit97.com
Bus from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
elit97.com
Razgrad Municipality Bus
Website
razgrad.bg
Bus from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
razgrad.bg
Pleven Bus Station
Phone
+359 (0) 64 888 666
Website
avtogara.pleven.bg
Bus from Pleven to Rumjancevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogara.pleven.bg
Other operators
Taxi from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Estimated price
$85 - $100
City Taxi
Phone
+359 64/807 070
Taksi Svetlina
Phone
+359 64/828 989

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Yes, the driving distance between Pleven to Sofia is 166 km. It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to drive from Pleven to Sofia.

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