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

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Bus Avtogari  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Melnik

$14 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus via Samokov  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Samokov
  2. Take the bus from Samokov to Sandanski

$11 - $18

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Plovdiv to Sofia 8626
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Sandanski 361 / ...

$18 - $22

Bus Patnicheski prevozi Blagoevgrad  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Blagoevgrad
  2. Take the bus from Blagoevgrad to Melnik

$12 - $13

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Plovdiv to Melnik 209.8 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Plovdiv to Melnik is to bus which costs $12 - $14 and takes 8 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plovdiv to Melnik is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plovdiv to Melnik. However, there are services departing from Plovdiv and arriving at Melnik via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 44 min.

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The distance between Plovdiv and Melnik is 132 km. The road distance is 335.6 km.

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The best way to get from Plovdiv to Melnik without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 44 min and costs $14 - $25.

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It takes approximately 6 h 44 min to get from Plovdiv to Melnik, including transfers.

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Plovdiv to Melnik bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Plovdiv station.

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The best way to get from Plovdiv to Melnik is to bus which takes 6 h 44 min and costs $14 - $25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $18 - $23 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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Plovdiv to Melnik bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Melnik station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plovdiv to Melnik is 336 km. It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to drive from Plovdiv to Melnik.

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There are 180+ hotels available in Melnik. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Plovdiv to Melnik.
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  • Distance: 82.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 44 min

What companies run services between Plovdiv, Bulgaria and Melnik, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Plovdiv to Melnik via Sofia in around 6 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Plovdiv to Melnik via Sofia and Sandanski in around 7 h 10 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
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
Bus from Sofia to Melnik
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Blagoevgrad to Melnik
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Melnik
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Patnicheski prevozi Blagoevgrad
Phone
073/88 40 09
Email
p.prevozi.blg@abv.bg
Website
pprevoziblg.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
pprevoziblg.com
Samokov Bus
Website
samokov-info.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Samokov
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
samokov-info.com
Bus from Samokov to Sandanski
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
samokov-info.com
Kyustendil Municipality Transport
Website
kustendil.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Samokov
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kustendil.bg

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