TICKETS AND FARES
The regular fares of the Bulgarian State Railways (BDZ) apply to the Rhodope Narrow Gauge as well. The ticket price depends on the distance between start and destination. Reduced prices by 50% apply to students and seniors only when they possess a special card that is being issued by BDZ and is rather hard to get as a foreigner. Still, this is possible, so if you are interested, please contact us through our contact form below for further information.
Septemvri - Dobrinishte:
Septemvri - Velingrad:
Septemvri - Bansko:
Velingrad - Bansko:
Sofia - Velingrad:
Sofia - Dobrinishte:
Burgas - Dobrinishte:
Plovdiv - Dobrinishte:
The price for the whole route Septemvri - Dobrinishte is 6.50 Lv. (3.32 €). A return ticket costs 11.70 Lv. (5.98 €).
Some further ticket prices for selected routes:
Septemvri - Velingrad: 2.70 Lv. (1.38 €)
Septemvri - Bansko: 6.10 Lv. (3.12 €)
Velingrad - Bansko: 4.20 Lv. (2.15 €)
It is also possible to buy tickets for the whole connection from Sofia, Plovdiv or Burgas via Septemvri to Dobrinishte or any other station on the narrow gauge line directly at the station of departure. The price then depends on the category of the train on the main line. Here are some examples:
Sofia - Dobrinishte with a local train (ПВ): 10.50 Lv. (5.37 €)
Sofia - Dobrinishte with a fast train (БВ): 11.30 Lv. (5.78 €)
Burgas - Dobrinishte with a fast train (БВ): 21.50 Lv. (10.99 €)
Plovdiv - Dobrinishte with a local train (ПВ): 8.60 Lv. (4.40 €)
Plovdiv - Dobrinishte with a fast train (БВ): 9.50 Lv. (4.86 €)
Last updated: 29.09.2017
The price for a special trip on the route with a steam engine and renovated cars is a lot higher and requires a special booking. You should make an inquiry to the respective department of BDZ at E-Mail:
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