There are 7 ways to get from Plovdiv to Belgrade by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv Central Train Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station Varna - Belgrade

RSD 5000 - RSD 7500

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Train  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the train from Plovdiv to Sofia Re
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Topcider 1490

RSD 1400 - RSD 2109

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Bus via Sofia  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Sofia Plovdiv -Sofia 20:00 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station Varna - Belgrade

RSD 5274 - RSD 7890

Train, bus  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the train from Plovdiv to Sofia Re
  2. Take the bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station Varna - Belgrade

RSD 5200 - RSD 7209

Bus via Niš  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  3. Take the bus from Niš to Beograd

RSD 2574 - RSD 5890

Drive  •  5h 45m

  1. Drive from Plovdiv to Belgrade 547.4 km

RSD 6500 - RSD 10000

Train, fly  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Plovdiv to Iskarsko Shose
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Belgrade (BEG) SOF - BEG

RSD 7841 - RSD 27291

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The cheapest way to get from Plovdiv to Belgrade is to train which costs $13 - $20 and takes 13h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Plovdiv to Belgrade is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 5h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plovdiv Central Train Station station and arriving at Belgrad Central Bus Station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Plovdiv to Belgrade. However, there are services departing from Plovdiv and arriving at Topcider via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 56m.

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The distance between Plovdiv and Belgrade is 454 km. The road distance is 547.4 km.

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The best way to get from Plovdiv to Belgrade without a car is to bus which takes 8h 15m and costs $45 - $70.

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The bus from Plovdiv Central Train Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station takes 8h 15m including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Plovdiv to Belgrade bus services, operated by Karat-S, depart from Plovdiv Central Train Station.

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

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

Karat-S operates a bus from Plovdiv Central Train Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station 5 times a week. Tickets cost RSD 5000 - RSD 7500 and the journey takes 8h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Plovdiv to Belgrade via Sofia in around 13h 56m.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 8500 - RSD 33000
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RSD 500 - RSD 750
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
RSD 500 - RSD 600
1st Class
RSD 600 - RSD 750
Train from Sofia to Topcider
Ave. Duration
10h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 900 - RSD 1400
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
RSD 900 - RSD 1100
1st Class
RSD 1100 - RSD 1400
Train from Plovdiv to Iskarsko Shose
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RSD 480 - RSD 700
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
RSD 480 - RSD 600
1st Class
RSD 550 - RSD 700
Bus operators
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Plovdiv Central Train Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
RSD 5000 - RSD 7500
Website
Karat-S
Bus from Plovdiv Central Train Station to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RSD 3900 - RSD 5500
Website
Karat-S
Bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
RSD 4700 - RSD 6500
Website
Karat-S
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RSD 550 - RSD 850
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Hebros Bus Ltd.
Phone
032 65 78 11
Email
office@hebrosbus.com
Website
hebrosbus.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RSD 844
Schedules at
Hebros Bus Ltd.
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RSD 750 - RSD 1200
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RSD 1100 - RSD 1400
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RSD 700 - RSD 850
Schedules at
valeross.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 550 - RSD 800
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RSD 1000 - RSD 1500
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RSD 750 - RSD 1200
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
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Bus from Niš to Beograd
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RSD 1068
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RSD 1600 - RSD 3000
Schedules at
bstours.rs

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The best way to get from Plovdiv to Belgrade is to bus which takes 8h 15m and costs $45 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $13 - $20 and takes 13h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Belgrade Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Plovdiv to Belgrade bus services, operated by Karat-S, arrive at Belgrad Central Bus Station.

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Belgrade is 1h behind Plovdiv. It is currently 10:46 AM in Plovdiv and 9:46 AM in Belgrade.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Plovdiv to Belgrade is 547 km. It takes approximately 5h 45m to drive from Plovdiv to Belgrade.

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Air Serbia offers flights from Sofia Airport to Belgrade Airport.

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There are 2197+ hotels available in Belgrade. Prices start at RSD 10000 per night.

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