There are 5 ways to get from Plovdiv to Belgrade by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus via Niš  •  10 h 20 min

$26 - $58

Cheapest option

Train  •  15 h 15 min

  1. 494
  2. 491

$26 - $74

3 alternative options

Bus Blenda Tours  •  10 h 56 min

Drive  •  5 h 50 min

  1. 339.8 miles

$60 - $90

Train, fly  •  6 h 53 min

  1. SOF - BEG

$89 - $191

Questions & Answers

The distance between Plovdiv and Belgrade is 454 km. The road distance is 544 km.

The cheapest way to get from Plovdiv to Belgrade is to bus which costs $26 - $60 and takes 10 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Plovdiv to Belgrade is to drive which takes 5 h 50 min and costs $60 - $90.

No, there is no direct train from Plovdiv to Belgrade. However, there are services departing from Plovdiv and arriving at Belgrade via Sofia, Dimitrovgrad and Niš. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Plovdiv to Belgrade. However, there are services departing from Plovdiv and arriving at Belgrade via Sofia and Niš. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 20 min to get from Plovdiv to Belgrade, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from Plovdiv to Belgrade via Sofia and Niš in around 10 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Plovdiv to Belgrade via Sofia, Dimitrovgrad, and Niš in around 15 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Sofia to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Plovdiv to Iskarsko Shose
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $5
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
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
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Huntur Travel
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Blenda Tours
Phone
+(381)(10)346969
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Dimitrovgrad to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
pks.rs

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