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There are 7 ways to get from Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo by bus, night bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station Belgrade - Varna
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Veliko Turnovo

$55 - $75

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Bus, night bus  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Belgrade to Dimitrovgrad
  2. Take the bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
  3. Take the night bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Veliko Tarnovo

$13 - $16

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Train  •  19h 29m

  1. Take the train from Beograd centar to Niš
  2. Take the train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
  3. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
  4. Take the train from Sofia to Gorna Orjahovica 462

$19 - $72

Drive  •  7h 2m

  1. Drive from Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo 385.4 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Varna, night bus  •  10h 23m

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Varna (VAR) BEG - VAR
  2. Take the night bus from Varna Central Bus Station to Veliko Tarnovo

$143 - $382

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  9h 48m

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) BEG - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Veliko Turnovo

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  9h 8m

  1. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Sofia (SOF) BEG - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Veliko Turnovo

$93 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo is to bus and night bus which costs RSD 1300 - RSD 1700 and takes 12h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo is to drive which costs RSD 7000 - RSD 11000 and takes 7h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belgrade station to Veliko Tarnovo. However, there are services departing from Belgrad Central Bus Station and arriving at Veliko Turnovo via Sofia - Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo. However, there are services departing from Beograd centar and arriving at Veliko Tarnovo via Niš, Dimitrovgrad, Sofia and Gorna Oryahovitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 29m.

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The distance between Belgrade and Veliko Tarnovo is 456 km. The road distance is 616.7 km.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo without a car is to bus which takes 11h 12m and costs RSD 5500 - RSD 8000.

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It takes approximately 11h 12m to get from Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo, including transfers.

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Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo bus services, operated by Karat-S, arrive at Belgrad Central Bus Station.

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Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), depart from Beograd centar station.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo is to bus which takes 11h 12m and costs RSD 5500 - RSD 8000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RSD 1900 - RSD 7500 and takes 19h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo.
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  • Distance: 284.7 miles
  • Duration: 11h 12m

What companies run services between Belgrade, Serbia and Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo via Sofia Serdica Bus Station and Sofia - Central Bus Station in around 11h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo via Niš, Dimitrovgrad, Sofia, Gorna Orjahovica, and Gorna Oryahovitsa in around 19h 29m.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Belgrade to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Belgrade to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Belgrade to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Belgrade to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Belgrade to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Belgrade to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk, Constanta
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Belgrade to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Belgrade to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Belgrade to Varna via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Belgrade to Varna via Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Serbian Railways (ŽS)
Phone
+381 11 360-28-99
Email
infozeleznicesrb@gmail.com
Website
serbianrailways.com
Train from Beograd centar to Niš
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bahn.de
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Belgrade to Niš
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $55
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Sofia Serdica Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
Karat-S
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Veliko Turnovo
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Blenda Tours
Phone
+(381)(10)346969
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Belgrade to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
pks.rs
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Global Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Night bus from Sofia Central Bus Station to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
Global Biomet
Night bus from Varna Central Bus Station to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
Global Biomet
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
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Ruse to Veliko Turnovo
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Ruse to Veliko Turnovo
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Belgrade Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo bus services, operated by ETAP Group, arrive at Veliko Turnovo station.

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Veliko Tarnovo is 1h ahead of Belgrade. It is currently 8:08 AM in Belgrade and 9:08 AM in Veliko Tarnovo.

Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Gorna Orjahovica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo is 617 km. It takes approximately 7h 2m to drive from Belgrade to Veliko Tarnovo.

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Bulgaria Air, Wizz Air, Norwegian Air Shuttle and three other airlines offer flights from Belgrade Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 237+ hotels available in Veliko Tarnovo. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belgrade to Belgrade Airport is to Mini Bus which takes 30m and costs RSD 300 - RSD 490.

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