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

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Bus  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Kazanlak

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Plovdiv to Kazanlak Re

$4 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h 33m

  1. Take a taxi from Plovdiv to Shipka 100.5 km

$60 - $75

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Plovdiv to Shipka 100.5 km

$10 - $15

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Yes, travel within Bulgaria is currently allowed.

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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.

The social distance requirement in Shipka is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 02 807 87 57.

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The cheapest way to get from Plovdiv to Shipka is to train which costs $4 - $6 and takes 2h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Plovdiv to Shipka is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 1h 33m.

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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.

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The distance between Plovdiv and Shipka is 79 km. The road distance is 100.5 km.

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The best way to get from Plovdiv to Shipka without a car is to bus which takes 2h 56m and costs $6 - $8.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Plovdiv to Shipka, including transfers.

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Plovdiv to Shipka bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, depart from Plovdiv station.

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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.

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Plovdiv to Shipka bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, arrive at Kazanlak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plovdiv to Shipka is 101 km. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Plovdiv to Shipka.

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  • Distance: 78.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 56m

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 operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Kazanlak
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Other operators
Taxi from Plovdiv to Shipka
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Taxi 1
Phone
+359 89 988 6142
Website
taxi1.bg
Perfect Taxi
Phone
+359 87 936 6112
Website
facebook.com
Elma Taxi
Phone
+359 89 575 6665

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