There are 8 ways to get from Zagreb to Plovdiv by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus ATVO S.p.A.  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika Florentia Bus
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Plovdiv

$44 - $63

7 alternative options

Bus Georg  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Plovdiv

$105 - $136

Bus Dary Commerce  •  16 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb Motel Plitvice to Plovdiv

Train, bus  •  22 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Belgrade En
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Aleksinac AVE
  3. Take the train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
  4. Take the bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
  5. Take the train from Sofia to Plovdiv 493

$47 - $74

Drive  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Plovdiv 584.5 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Zagreb to Sofia, train  •  9 h 5 min

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

$140 - $453

Fly Ljubljana to Sofia, train  •  9 h 8 min

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

$149 - $676

Fly Zagreb to Skopje, bus  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Skopje (SKP) ZAG - SKP
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Plovdiv

$101 - $368

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Plovdiv is to bus which costs 270 kn - 400 kn and takes 13 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Plovdiv is to fly and train which costs 850 kn - 2.900 kn and takes 9 h 5 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Plovdiv is 811 km. The road distance is 935.2 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 57 min to get from Zagreb to Plovdiv, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Plovdiv. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Plovdiv via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Plovdiv, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Plovdiv via Sofia Serdika, Serdika, Central Station, and Sofia in around 13 h 57 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Sofia via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Iskarsko Shose to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
Union Ivkoni
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Zagreb to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Zagreb - Motel Plitvice to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Zagreb Motel Plitvice to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
14 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk

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