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There are 2 ways to get from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki by bus or car

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Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv Zob Süd to Thessaloniki Monastiriou

$21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki 280.2 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki is to bus which costs $21 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Plovdiv Zob Süd and arriving at Thessaloniki Monastiriou. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Plovdiv and Thessaloniki is 226 km. The road distance is 448.3 km.

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The best way to get from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs $21.

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The bus from Plovdiv Zob Süd to Thessaloniki Monastiriou takes 7 h 50 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Plovdiv to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Plovdiv Zob Süd station.

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Plovdiv to Thessaloniki bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Thessaloniki Monastiriou station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Plovdiv to Thessaloniki is 448 km. It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to drive from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki.

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  • Distance: 141.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

What companies run services between Plovdiv, Bulgaria and Thessaloniki, Greece?

Arda Tur operates a bus from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki 4 times a day. Tickets cost $21 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Plovdiv Zob Süd to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34 - $36
Schedules at
iliastravel.com

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