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There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam to Ruse by plane, bus, train, night train, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol, bus  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) AMS - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse

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Drive, car train  •  29h 31m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
  3. Drive from Villach Hauptbahnhof to Ruse

$249 - $419

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Train to Eindhoven, fly, bus  •  9h 33m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) EIN - OTP
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse

Train to Dusseldorf, fly, bus  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) DUS - OTP
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse

Train to Brussels, fly, bus  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BRU - OTP
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse

Train, bus  •  29h 48m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord Ic / ...
  3. Take the bus from Brussels-North Station to Bucharest
  4. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu

Train  •  33h 54m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj / ...
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Lököshaza Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Lokoshaza to Videle
  5. Take the train from Videle to Ruse

$285 - $476

Bus  •  45h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk to Bucuresti 522
  2. Take the bus from Bucuresti - Autogara Rahova to Ruse

$253 - $353

Train, night train  •  36h 43m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  3. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord D
  4. Take the train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Ruse

$257 - $395

Drive  •  22h 49m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Ruse 1434.9 miles

$340 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Ruse is to bus which costs 220€ - 310€ and takes 45h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Ruse is to drive which costs 300€ - 440€ and takes 22h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Ruse. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arriving at Ruse via Bucuresti - Autogara Rahova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Ruse. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Ruse via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Budapest-Keleti, Lokoshaza and Videle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 54m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Ruse is 1819 km. The road distance is 2295.8 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Ruse without a car is to train and bus which takes 29h 48m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 53m to get from Amsterdam to Ruse, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Ruse bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Ruse train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Ruse is to train which takes 33h 54m and costs 240€ - 420€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 220€ - 310€ and takes 45h 33m.

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  • Distance: 1137 miles
  • Duration: 7h 53m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Ruse, Bulgaria?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Ruse via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Budapest-Keleti, Lokoshaza, and Videle in around 33h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Ruse via Bucuresti and Bucuresti - Autogara Rahova in around 45h 33m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Eindhoven to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Bucharest Otopeni via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Bucharest Otopeni via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$28 - $40
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$25 - $35
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$65 - $95
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $55
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $16
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Lokoshaza to Videle
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Videle to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord
Ave. Duration
19h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucureşti Nord Gr.A to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Villach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Brussels-North Station to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Nelmatour
Phone
+4-0743-337.546
Website
nelmatour.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
nelmatour.autogari.ro
Omerta Impex
Phone
+4-0723-274.620
Website
omertaimpex.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
omertaimpex.autogari.ro
Leon trans
Phone
+4-0722.341.429
Website
leontrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
leontrans.autogari.ro
Drimo Inter Trans SRL
Phone
+4-0724-384.858
Website
drimointertranssrl.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucureşti to Giurgiu
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
drimointertranssrl.autogari.ro
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
42h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$240 - $340
Website
Eurolines FR
Orlan
Phone
+420-774.074.706
Website
orlan.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti - Autogara Rahova to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
orlan.autogari.ro

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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Amsterdam to Ruse bus services, operated by Orlan, arrive at Ruse station.

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Ruse is 1h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 12:20 AM in Amsterdam and 1:20 AM in Ruse.

Amsterdam to Ruse train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Ruse station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Ruse is 2296 km. It takes approximately 22h 49m to drive from Amsterdam to Ruse.

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Tarom, Swiss, LOT and six other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Ruse. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 6€ - 13€.

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