There are 4 ways to get from Plovdiv to Alexandroupoli by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. 493 / ...
  2. Ic 91

$16 - $22

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. 493 / ...

$14 - $19

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 15 min

$16 - $23

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. 195.6 miles

$45 - $70

What companies run services between Plovdiv, Bulgaria and Alexandroupoli, Greece?

You can take a train from Plovdiv to Alexandroupoli via Svilengrad and Dikea in around 5 h 16 min. Alternatively, EAAA operates a bus from Plovdiv to Alexandroupoli twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Plovdiv to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Plovdiv to Lyubimets
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Dikea to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$10 - $14
First Class
$13 - $17
Bus operators
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Liybimets to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
rta.government.bg

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Plovdiv and Alexandroupoli is 172 km. The road distance is 313 km.

The cheapest way to get from Plovdiv to Alexandroupoli is to train and bus which costs $13 - $19 and takes 6 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Plovdiv to Alexandroupoli is to drive which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $45 - $70.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plovdiv and arriving at Alexandroupoli. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Plovdiv to Alexandroupoli, including transfers.