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from Plovdiv to Sofia

You can get from Plovdiv to Sofia by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Plovdiv to Sofia on 27 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:00Plovdiv2h00 21:00София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
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£61One-way
Cheapest
19:00Plovdiv2h20 21:20София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
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£41One-way
Other options
17:00Plovdiv2h20 19:20София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
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£41One-way
15:10Plovdiv2h20 17:30София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
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£41One-way
21:10Plovdiv1h55 23:05София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara)
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£61One-way

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Tue
26 Oct
£4Karat-S
Wed
27 Oct
£4Karat-S
Thu
28 Oct
£4Karat-S
Fri
29 Oct
£4Karat-S
Sat
30 Oct
£4Karat-S
Sun
31 Oct
£4Karat-S
Mon
1 Nov
£4Karat-S
Tue
2 Nov
£4Karat-S
Wed
3 Nov
£4Karat-S
Thu
4 Nov
£4Karat-S
Fri
5 Nov
£4Karat-S
Sat
6 Nov
£4Karat-S
Sun
7 Nov
£5Union Ivkoni International
Mon
8 Nov
£4Karat-S
Tue
9 Nov
£4Karat-S
Wed
10 Nov
£4Karat-S
Thu
11 Nov
£5Union Ivkoni International
Fri
12 Nov
£4Karat-S
Sat
13 Nov
£5Union Ivkoni International
Sun
14 Nov
£5Union Ivkoni International
Mon
15 Nov
£4Karat-S

Travel Information between Plovdiv and Sofia

distanceDistance81 miles (131 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach
fastestFastest modeCoach • £4 • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International

Travel 81 miles (131 km) by coach to Sofia from Plovdiv. Union Ivkoni International is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Plovdiv to Sofia.

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FAQs
What are my Plovdiv to Sofia travel options?

Travelling from Plovdiv to Sofia includes taking a coach.

What is the fastest way to get from Plovdiv to Sofia?

The fastest way to travel from Plovdiv to Sofia is by coach, which requires on average 2 h 20 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Plovdiv to Sofia would I travel?

Sofia is approximately 81 miles (131 km) away from Plovdiv.

How many services a day are there between Plovdiv and Sofia?

The average frequency per day from Plovdiv to Sofia is:

  • 8 coaches per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Sofia from Plovdiv as scheduled services by coach can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Plovdiv to Sofia?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Plovdiv to Sofia:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Plovdiv to Sofia depart from Plovdiv, Avtogara Sever (Пловдив, Автогара Север) to София, Централна Aвтогара (Sofia, Centralna Avtogara).
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Plovdiv to Sofia?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Plovdiv to Sofia, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Union Ivkoni International can take you to Sofia by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Union Ivkoni International from Plovdiv to Sofia for £4.
Can I travel directly between Plovdiv and Sofia?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Plovdiv to Sofia:

  • You'll find 8 direct coaches per day with Union Ivkoni National.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Sofia as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Sofia from Plovdiv.

Where should I go next after I travel to Sofia from Plovdiv?
Many of our customers travelling from Plovdiv to Sofia don't make Sofia their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Bucharest, Burgas or Budapest, either of which you could add to your Plovdiv and Sofia trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Sofia to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Plovdiv to Sofia ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Plovdiv and Sofia, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £4 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Plovdiv and Sofia online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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