How to get to Plovdiv
Plovdiv is situated in the vicinity of motorway Trakia (A1) that links the city with the capital Sofia.
Travelling by air
From Sofia Airport
Sofia Airport provides daily flights from and to many cities all over the world. Plovdiv is only a 70-minute-drive away from the airport. Sofia Airport provides all services necessary for completing your transfer.
For more information: http://www.sofia-airport.bg/
Bus line No.84 links the airport with the city center .
You have to get off at Hotel Pliska bus stop and change to bus line No.213 or 305 for the Central Bus Station and The Central Railway Station.
From Plovdiv Airport
Plovdiv Airport (Airport Krumovo) is located 10 km from the city.
For more information: http://www.plovdivairport.com/
Travelling by bus
From Central Bus Station Sofia
There is a bus going from Sofia to Plovdiv every hour.
Last stop in Plovdiv - bus station South (Yug).
Trip duration - 2 hours.
For more information: http://www.centralnaavtogara.bg/
Other bus stations in the country
To see all direct bus lines from other cities, please visit
Over 80 settlements have direct bus line to Plovdiv.
Travelling by train
From Central Railway Station Sofia
You can take both direct express or fast trains travelling from Sofia to Plovdiv
and trains travelling the lines Sofia - Svilengrad and Sofia - Burgas.
The trip duration is 2,30 hours.
From other railway stations
The towns that have direct railroad connection with Plovdiv are Burgas, Svilengrad, Karlovo, Panagyurishte, Peshtera, Hisar and Asenovgrad as well as many towns in Europe and the Middle East.
For more information: http://www.bdz.bg