There are 5 ways to get from Plovdiv to Ohrid by bus, train 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.

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Bus via Skopje  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Ohrid

$31 - $92

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Bus #2  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Kyustendil
  2. Take the bus from Kyustendil to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Ohrid

$18 - $36

3 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 59 min

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

$26 - $42

Train, bus  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Plovdiv to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Kichevo
  4. Take the bus from Kichevo to Ohrid

$34 - $63

Drive  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Plovdiv to Ohrid 362.6 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Plovdiv to Ohrid is to bus which costs $17 - $40 and takes 14 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plovdiv to Ohrid is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plovdiv to Ohrid. However, there are services departing from Plovdiv and arriving at Ohrid via Sofia and Skopje. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 31 min.

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The distance between Plovdiv and Ohrid is 348 km. The road distance is 580.1 km.

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The best way to get from Plovdiv to Ohrid without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 31 min and costs $30 - $95.

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It takes approximately 11 h 31 min to get from Plovdiv to Ohrid, including transfers.

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

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Plovdiv to Ohrid bus services, operated by Biser Prom, arrive at Ohrid station.

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Ohrid is 1 h behind Plovdiv. It is currently 6:12 AM in Plovdiv and 5:12 AM in Ohrid.

Yes, the driving distance between Plovdiv to Ohrid is 580 km. It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to drive from Plovdiv to Ohrid.

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There are 717+ hotels available in Ohrid. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Plovdiv to Ohrid.
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  • Distance: 217.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 31 min

What companies run services between Plovdiv, Bulgaria and Ohrid, Macedonia?

You can take a bus from Plovdiv to Ohrid via Sofia, Sofia, and Skopje in around 11 h 31 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Kichevo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $27
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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 Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Kičevo to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
matpu.com
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $60
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Kichevo to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Kyustendil Municipality Transport
Website
kustendil.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kustendil.bg
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Kyustendil to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ms.mk

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