Istanbul to Plovdiv

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Between Istanbul, Turkey and Plovdiv, Bulgaria we found up to 18 bus departures, including 14 night buses. The earliest bus departure from Istanbul is at 08:00 arriving to Plovdiv at 14:00 the same day. While the latest bus departure is at 23:59 and arrives at 07:35 the following day. The prices for the cheapest one way adult tickets range from €23 to €30.

Traveling by bus from Istanbul to Plovdiv

The shortest travel distance between Istanbul and Plovdiv is 420 km. The fastest bus which departs at 18:00 has a travel time of 05:25h. The longest travel time on the route is 09:35h.

Overnight buses

If you want to travel overnight and save money on accommodation or arrive in Plovdiv earlier, there are 14 night buses from Istanbul to Plovdiv. The overnight buses depart between 18:00 and 23:59 and arrive between 00:25 and 07:35 the following day. Below are the most popular night departures to Plovdiv:

Bus companies

There is a total of 3 bus companies operating the routes. These bus companies have not been rated yet by the clients. Here you can see the most popular bus companies operating this route and their overall rating.

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Departure and arrival stations

If you're wanting more detailed information about either Istanbul or Plovdiv, including general information, station and stop information and other popular routes, you can follow the links below.
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You can see information about the departure station and stops Istanbul here

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You can see information about the arrival station and stops Plovdiv here

Cheapest ticket prices

Adult ticket: €23 (One-Way) or €46 (Return).

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Other popular destinations from Plovdiv

If you're looking for inspiration as to where to travel next once you've reached Plovdiv, here is the list of the most popular travel combinations that our clients have previously purchased their tickets for:

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