There are 9 ways to get from Bucharest to Bansko by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus via Ruse  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$22 - $31

Cheapest option

Night train, train, bus  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Gorna Oryahovitsa
  2. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia 463
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$19 - $25

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven 980
  2. Take the train from Pleven to Sofia 463
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$25 - $39

Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  17 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Razlog

$29 - $44

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Bansko 341 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Sofia (SOF) OTP - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$59 - $254

Fly to Kavala, bus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Kavala (KVA) OTP - KVA
  2. Take the bus from Kavala to Bansko

$111 - $377

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Thessaloniki (SKG) OTP - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad

$64 - $161

Fly to Skopje, bus  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Skopje (SKP) OTP - SKP
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Bansko

$163 - $314

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

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Bansko via Ruse and Sofia in around 10 h 33 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Thessaloniki, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Skopje via Malmo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Skopje via Stockholm Skavsta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Skopje via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Skopje via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Skopje via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Pleven to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Razlog
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Municipality of Bansko
Website
bansko.net
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
bansko.net
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Razlog
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Kavala to Bansko
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Kavala to Bansko
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Bansko
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bucharest and Bansko is 358 km. The road distance is 546 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Bansko is to night train and train and bus which costs $19 - $25 and takes 13 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Bansko is to drive which takes 6 h 47 min and costs $50 - $80.

No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Bansko. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Bansko via Ruse and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 33 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 33 min to get from Bucharest to Bansko, including transfers.