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Travellers planning a trip to Plovdiv, Bulgaria, can depart from London Luton (LTN) or London Stansted Airport (STN). Flights generally arrive at Plovdiv Airport (PDV), Plovdiv, in central south Bulgaria. There are a few low-cost airlines that operate along this route. Passengers departing from London Stansted can find direct flights on Ryanair, which take around 3h 10min. From London Luton, you can fly direct to Plovdiv, Bulgaria, in about 3h 20min on Wizz Air.
Passengers departing from London can book direct flights to Plovdiv, which is the second largest city in Bulgaria. Wizz Air offers direct flights departing from London Luton that arrive in around 3h 20min. Travellers who prefer to depart from London Stansted can book Ryanair flights direct to Plovdiv, taking about 3h 10min. You can also find Ryanair flights to Plovdiv that stop over in Dortmund or Dublin, but they will take longer to arrive and may not necessarily be cheaper. Try to book your ticket in advance if you are travelling on a budget and looking for Plovdiv flight deals.
The best price found on momondo to Plovdiv was £7/pp from Milan, which is 96% cheaper than the average flight price to Plovdiv. To find the cheapest price to Plovdiv from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
The month of January is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Plovdiv from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £29. If you’re not able to fly to Plovdiv in January, then November is your next best option. Flight prices from United Kingdom to Plovdiv during November average around £36.
You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Plovdiv from United Kingdom when booking 24 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Plovdiv for around £93 when searching 24 days out. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United Kingdom for as low as £41.
The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Plovdiv is on a Wednesday. Travellers who choose to depart for Plovdiv on a Wednesday will often find tickets for as low as £87. The most expensive day to fly to Plovdiv is Tuesday, with ticket prices averaging around £146.
Sofia Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Plovdiv.
Prices vary based on where travellers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Plovdiv is Plovdiv Airport where the average price is £190pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Ryanair and Wizz Air UK are the most popular airlines that fly from United Kingdom to Plovdiv on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Plovdiv with these airlines and other airlines flying from United Kingdom.
Plovdiv Airport is located about 10 miles south-east of the city centre. As there is currently no public transport running from the airport to the city centre, a more convenient way to get there is by taxi. This allows you to travel directly to your accommodation, and it will take around 20min to arrive, depending on traffic and where you are staying in the city. If you prefer to hire a car, you can find car hire counters at Plovdiv Airport to explore the city in the comfort of your own vehicle.
British citizens can visit Plovdiv, Bulgaria, without a visa for up to 90 days within a 180-day period. Your British passport should be valid for at least three months after your intended departure date from Bulgaria. Upon arrival, travellers may be asked to show proof of an onward ticket and that they have sufficient funds for their stay. If you plan to stay in Bulgaria for a longer period, for work or study purposes, you will need to apply for a visa at the Bulgarian Embassy in the UK. Visa applications usually take around 15 days to process.
Plovdiv is the cultural capital of Bulgaria and one of the oldest cities in Europe. Neolithic settlements in the area date back to 6,000 BC, and the city boasts a wealth of historic architecture. Plovdiv Old Town features ancient buildings and traditional houses painted in vivid colours, with ornate embellishments. The Roman theatre of Philipoppol was constructed almost 2,000 years ago, and the venue is still used today for opera and music performances. Other impressive historical sites include the Roman Stadium, the Bachkovo Monastery, the ruins of the Roman forum and the Dzhumaya Mosque. A short distance from Plovdiv is the medieval stronghold of Asen’s Fortress, which is perched on a rocky outcrop. Learn more about the cultural heritage of the region at the Regional Ethnographic Museum, Balabanov’s House, the National Archaeological Museum and the Regional Historical Museum. You could visit the Singing Fountains, where light and music shows take place, or the Kapana arts district is also a great place to explore. Visitors will find excellent cafes, restaurants and museums in Old Town, where you can enjoy a glass of rakia with a shopska salad or savour local gastronomy.
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