There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Plovdiv by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Vienna to Sofia, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Sofia (SOF) VIE - SOF
  2. Take the train from Iskarsko Shose to Plovdiv

$78 - $230

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Bus to Bratislava, fly to Sofia, train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Airport
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Sofia (SOF) BTS - SOF
  3. Take the train from Iskarsko Shose to Plovdiv

$48 - $229

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Fly Vienna to Thessaloniki, bus  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Thessaloniki (SKG) VIE - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Plovdiv Zob Süd

$137 - $297

Bus  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Plovdiv

$55

Drive  •  11 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Plovdiv 722.1 miles

$130 - $200

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien and arriving at Plovdiv. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 15 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Plovdiv is 940 km. The road distance is 1155.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Plovdiv without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Vienna to Plovdiv, including transfers.

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Vienna to Plovdiv bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Wien station.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Plovdiv is 1 h ahead of Vienna. It is currently 12:34 AM in Vienna and 1:34 AM in Plovdiv.

Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Plovdiv is 1155 km. It takes approximately 11 h 22 min to drive from Vienna to Plovdiv.

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Bulgaria Air and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Sofia Airport.

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  • Distance: 587.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Plovdiv, Bulgaria?

Arda Tur operates a bus from Vienna to Plovdiv twice daily. Tickets cost $55 and the journey takes 17 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bratislava to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Vienna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bratislava to Sofia via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Thessaloniki via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Plovdiv Zob Süd
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Bus from Wien to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Racic Eurobus
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Wien Erdberg to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
16 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
racicbg.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Wien to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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