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Duration 10h 40m
Distance 287.3 km
Average price $28
Frequency 4/week

Trip overview

The bus between Bucharest and Stara Zagora takes 10h 40m. The bus runs, on average, 4 times per week from Bucharest to Stara Zagora. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. București
  2. Ruse
  3. Stara Zagora
$26 - $33

Bucharest to Stara Zagora bus times

Buses run four times a week between Bucharest and Stara Zagora. The service departs Bucharest at 04:30 in the morning, which arrives into Stara Zagora at 15:10. All services require a transfer at Ruse and take an average of 10h 40m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Stara Zagora. However, there are services departing from București and arriving at Stara Zagora via Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h.

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The distance between Bucharest and Stara Zagora is 225 km. The road distance is 287.3 km.

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Bucharest to Stara Zagora bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., depart from București station.

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Bucharest to Stara Zagora bus services, operated by Municipality of Stara Zagora, arrive at Stara Zagora station.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Stara Zagora. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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