There are 6 ways to get from Plovdiv to Romania by bus, night bus, train, night 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 Avtogari  •  8 h 25 min

$21 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  11 h 4 min

  1. N980

$14 - $23

4 alternative options

Bus Kotel Municipal Transport  •  8 h 51 min

Train, night train  •  13 h 51 min

$18 - $20

Drive  •  5 h 27 min

  1. 248.6 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly  •  7 h

  1. SOF - OTP

$58 - $249

What companies run services between Plovdiv, Bulgaria and Romania?

You can take a bus from Plovdiv to Bucharest via Popovica, Veliko Tarnovo, Razgrad Municipality, Razgrad, Bucharest, and Gara de Nord in around 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Plovdiv to Sindel - Razpredelitel
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sindel - Razpredelitel to Ruse
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
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
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Razgrad Municipality
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Razgrad to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Kotel
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Kotel Municipal Transport
Website
kotel.bg
Bus from Kotel to Târgovişte
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kotel.bg
Grup ATYC
Phone
+4-0743-335.888
Website
atyc.autogari.ro
Bus from Târgovişte to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
atyc.autogari.ro
Pleven Bus Station
Phone
+359 (0) 64 888 666
Website
avtogara.pleven.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Pleven
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogara.pleven.bg
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Pleven to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Plovdiv and Romania is 426 km. The road distance is 398 km.

The cheapest way to get from Plovdiv to Romania is to train and night train which costs $17 - $21 and takes 13 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Plovdiv to Romania is to drive which takes 5 h 27 min and costs $35 - $60.

It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Plovdiv to Romania, including transfers.