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There are 5 ways to get from Bucharest to Burgas by bus, train or car

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Bus PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from București to Shumen
  2. Take the bus from Shumen to Burgas West

$37 - $39

Cheapest option

Train  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG) Ir
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Sindel - Razpredelitel
  3. Take the train from Sindel - Razpredelitel to Karnobat
  4. Take the train from Karnobat to Vladimir Pavlov

$13 - $19

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Varna Ir
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Burgas

$18 - $24

Bus MementoBus  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Sunny Beach

$22 - $31

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Burgas 213.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Burgas is to train which costs $12 - $19 and takes 11 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Burgas is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Burgas. However, there are services departing from București and arriving at Burgas West via Shumen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Burgas. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Vladimir Pavlov via Ruse, Sindel - Razpredelitel and Karnobat. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 41 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Burgas is 241 km. The road distance is 342.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Burgas without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 18 min and costs $36 - $39.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Bucharest to Burgas, including transfers.

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

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Bucharest to Burgas train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Burgas is to bus which takes 6 h 18 min and costs $36 - $39. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $12 - $19 and takes 11 h 41 min.

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  • Distance: 150.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Burgas, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Burgas via Shumen and Shumen in around 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Burgas via Ruse, Sindel - Razpredelitel, and Karnobat in around 11 h 41 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Varna
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Sindel - Razpredelitel
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sindel - Razpredelitel to Karnobat
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Karnobat to Vladimir Pavlov
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from București to Shumen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
M-Bus
Phone
056 844 966
Website
mbus-bg.com
Bus from Varna to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mbus-bg.com
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Bucuresti to Sunny Beach
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
mementobus.com

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Bucharest to Burgas bus services, operated by Burgas Bus, arrive at Burgas West station.

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Bucharest to Burgas train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Vladimir Pavlov station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Burgas is 342 km. It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to drive from Bucharest to Burgas.

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There are 1602+ hotels available in Burgas. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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