Plovdiv's southern bus and coach station, diagonally opposite the train station, is a 15-minute walk from the centre (a taxi costs around 5 lv). Alternatively, local buses 7, 20 and 26 stop across on bul Hristo Bote…
Plovdiv’s train station is well organised, though staff generally do not speak English. Computer screens at the station entrance and in the underpass leading to the platforms list recent arrivals and upcoming depart…
This tour bus ferries visitors from Sofia to Rila Monastery, stopping at Sofia's Boyana Church on the way back. Departs at 9am; returns to Sophia by 5pm. Between December and March, prices increase to 70 lv.
Accessible through the underpass by the train station, Rodopi has daily buses mostly for mountains destinations such as Smolyan and Pamporovo, as well as some services to Karlovo and Shumen.
Bulgaria-wide car-hire operator with vehicles starting at 14 lv per day. Pick-up is possible from several central Plovdiv hotels and locations. Ask for quotes by email or phone.
Private transfers to Borovets from Sofia or Plovdiv Airports, from 20 lv per person (for groups of five or more) or from 44 lv if travelling solo.
Located 3.5km from the old town in Plovdiv's northern suburbs, has regular buses to towns north of Plovdiv. Get there on local bus 99.
Plovdiv's airport has direct links to London. There's no airport shuttle bus; get a Violet Taxi to the centre (around 15 lv).
On the main drag, Devin's bus station has connections to Plovdiv and various Rodopi Mountains towns.
Most buses to/from Smolyan use the main bus station at Smolyan’s western end.