Travel from Varna to Plovdiv

Bus or train from Varna to Plovdiv?

Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Varna to Plovdiv twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $12 and the journey takes 5 h 48 min. Alternatively, BG Razpisanie operates a bus from Varna to Plovdiv twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $26 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min. Three other operators also service this route.

How to get from Varna to Plovdiv

ModeDurationPrice
From Varna train to Plovdiv.5 h 48 min9€
From Varna bus to Plovdiv.6 h 55 min17€
From Varna bus to Burgas then bus to Plovdiv.6 h 56 min20€
From Varna bus to Obzor then bus to Plovdiv.8 h 9 min18€
From Varna drive to Plovdiv.4 h 2 min39€
From Varna taxi to Varna airport, fly to Sofia airport, line 84 bus to Briksel Blvd., walk to Iskarsko Shose, then train to Plovdiv.4 h 39 min40€

How long does it take to get from Varna to Plovdiv?

The train from Varna to Plovdiv takes 5 h 48 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

Is there a direct train between Varna and Plovdiv?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Varna and arriving at Plovdiv. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

Is there a direct bus between Varna and Plovdiv?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Varna and arriving at Plovdiv. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

Operators from Varna to Plovdiv

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)0700 10 200Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
BG RazpisanieBG Razpisanie
Burgas Bus+359 (0) 885754058Burgas Bus
Union Ivkoni02/989 0000Union Ivkoni
Avtoekspres+359 (0) 52 757 044Avtoekspres
Wizz AirWizz Air
Bulgaria AirBulgaria Air
SUMC0700 13 233SUMC