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

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Bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Sliven to Plovdiv

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Straldzha to Trakija 8632

$6 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sliven to Plovdiv 110.2 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Sliven to Plovdiv 110.2 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Sliven to Plovdiv is to train which costs $6 - $8 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sliven to Plovdiv is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sliven and arriving at Plovdiv. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sliven to Plovdiv. However, there are services departing from Sliven and arriving at Trakija via Straldzha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Sliven and Plovdiv is 143 km. The road distance is 176.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sliven to Plovdiv without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 17 min and costs $7 - $11.

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The bus from Sliven to Plovdiv takes 3 h 17 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Sliven to Plovdiv train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Straldzha station.

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The best way to get from Sliven to Plovdiv is to bus which takes 3 h 17 min and costs $7 - $11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $6 - $8 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Sliven to Plovdiv.
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  • Distance: 89.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

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

BG Razpisanie operates a bus from Sliven to Plovdiv 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 3 h 17 min. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sliven to Plovdiv once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 2 h 47 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sliven to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Sliven to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sliven to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sliven to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
valeross.com
Razgrad Municipality Bus
Website
razgrad.bg
Bus from Sliven to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
razgrad.bg
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sliven to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sliven to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110

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

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Sliven to Plovdiv train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Trakija station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sliven to Plovdiv is 176 km. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Sliven to Plovdiv.

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There are 550+ hotels available in Plovdiv. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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