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There are 4 ways to get from Plovdiv to Samokov by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Samokov

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Plovdiv to Kostenets 8626
  2. Take the bus from Kostenets to Samokov

$4 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Plovdiv to Samokov 81.7 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Plovdiv to Samokov 81.7 miles

$13 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plovdiv to Samokov is to train and bus which costs $4 - $7 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plovdiv to Samokov is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plovdiv and arriving at Samokov. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Plovdiv and Samokov is 101 km. The road distance is 130.7 km.

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The best way to get from Plovdiv to Samokov without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 40 min and costs $5 - $8.

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The bus from Plovdiv to Samokov takes 2 h 40 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Plovdiv to Samokov bus services, operated by Samokov Bus, depart from Plovdiv station.

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Plovdiv to Samokov bus services, operated by Samokov Bus, arrive at Samokov station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plovdiv to Samokov is 131 km. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Plovdiv to Samokov.

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There are 288+ hotels available in Samokov. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Plovdiv to Samokov.
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  • Distance: 62.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

Samokov Bus operates a bus from Plovdiv to Samokov 4 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Kyustendil Municipality Transport also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
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 Kostenets to Samokov
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
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
Tourism Kostenets
Website
kostenets-tourism.com
Bus from Kostenets city to Samokov
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
kostenets-tourism.com
Other operators
Taxi from Plovdiv to Samokov
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Gusto Taksi
Phone
+359 32/620 998

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