How to get from Sofia to Pleven

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Pleven

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Pleven 2601 / ...

$5 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sofia to Pleven 103.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Pleven 103.4 miles

$16 - $24

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Pleven, Bulgaria?

Avtogari operates a bus from Sofia to Pleven every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia to Pleven every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Pleven
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Pleven
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
ELIT 97
Phone
064/84 54 52
Email
elit97@abv.bg
Website
elit97.com
Bus from Sofia to Pleven
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
elit97.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Pleven
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Razgrad Municipality Bus
Website
razgrad.bg
Bus from Sofia to Pleven
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
razgrad.bg
Other operators
Taxi from Sofia to Pleven
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
OK Supertrans
Phone
+359 97/321 21
Website
oktaxi.net
Upravlenie Patni Taksi I Razreshitelni
Phone
+359 2/952 2611
Za Edno Evro
Phone
+359 2/ 80700
Website
1euro.bg
MTAXI 91050
Phone
+359 2/91050
Website
mtaxi.bg

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Sofia and Pleven is 132 km. The road distance is 165 km.

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Pleven is to train which costs $5 - $7 and takes 2 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Sofia to Pleven is to taxi which takes 1 h 55 min and costs $85 - $110.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sofia and arriving at Pleven. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Pleven. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

The bus from Sofia to Pleven takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.