There are 4 ways to get from Plovdiv to Shipka by bus, train, taxi or car
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Bus • 2h 56m
$6 - $8
Train • 2h 58m
$4 - $6
2 alternative options
Taxi • 1h 33m
$60 - $75
Drive • 1h 33m
$10 - $15
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The COVID-19 helpline number in Shipka is 02 807 87 57.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Shipka is mandatory.
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Plovdiv to Shipka is to train which costs $4 - $6 and takes 2h 58m.
The quickest way to get from Plovdiv to Shipka is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 1h 33m.
No, there is no direct bus from Plovdiv to Shipka. However, there are services departing from Plovdiv and arriving at Shipka via Kazanlak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 56m.
The distance between Plovdiv and Shipka is 79 km. The road distance is 100.5 km.
The best way to get from Plovdiv to Shipka without a car is to bus which takes 2h 56m and costs $6 - $8.
It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Plovdiv to Shipka, including transfers.
Plovdiv to Shipka bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, depart from Plovdiv station.
The best way to get from Plovdiv to Shipka is to bus which takes 2h 56m and costs $6 - $8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $4 - $6 and takes 2h 58m.
Plovdiv to Shipka bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, arrive at Kazanlak station.
Yes, the driving distance between Plovdiv to Shipka is 101 km. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Plovdiv to Shipka.
What companies run services between Plovdiv, Bulgaria and Shipka, Oblast Stara Zagora, Bulgaria?
BG Razpisanie operates a bus from Plovdiv to Kazanlak once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Plovdiv to Kazanlak 6 times a week. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 2h 2m.
Train from Plovdiv to Kazanlak
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 2m
- 6 times a week
- Estimated price
- $4 - $6
- Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
- 2nd Class
- $4 - $5
- 1st Class
- $5 - $6
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