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There are 4 ways to get from Pleven to Sofia by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Pleven to Sofia

$6 - $9

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Train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Pleven to Sofia 2602 / ...

$5 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 55m

  1. Take a taxi from Pleven to Sofia 103.6 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  1h 55m

  1. Drive from Pleven to Sofia 103.6 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Pleven to Sofia is to train which costs $5 - $7 and takes 2h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Pleven to Sofia is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 1h 55m.

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

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

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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 2h 30m and costs $6 - $9.

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The bus from Pleven to Sofia takes 2h 30m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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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 2h 30m and costs $6 - $9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $5 - $7 and takes 2h 43m.

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  • Distance: 82.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

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

Avtogari operates a bus from Pleven to Sofia hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Six other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Pleven to Sofia every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 2h 43m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Pleven to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Trans5
Website
trans5.bg
Bus from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trans5.bg
ELIT 97
Phone
064/84 54 52
Email
elit97@abv.bg
Website
elit97.com
Bus from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
elit97.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Razgrad Municipality Bus
Website
razgrad.bg
Bus from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
razgrad.bg
Other operators
Taxi from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Taksi Svetlina
Phone
+359 64/828 989
City Taxi
Phone
+359 64/807 070

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

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