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

Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Samokov

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 h 56 min

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

$4 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Plovdiv to Samokov 81.7 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Plovdiv to Samokov 81.7 miles

$13 - $19

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 27 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
$70 - $85
Gusto Taksi
Phone
+359 32/620 998

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Plovdiv and Samokov is 101 km. The road distance is 131 km.

The cheapest way to get from Plovdiv to Samokov is to train and bus which costs $4 - $7 and takes 2 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Plovdiv to Samokov is to taxi which takes 1 h 31 min and costs $70 - $85.

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.

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