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There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Bansko by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Makedonija Soobrakaj AD  •  10 h 15 min

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

$28 - $43

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$21 - $26

4 alternative options

Bus ETAP Group  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Razlog

$21 - $41

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Bansko 341 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  8 h 56 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

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

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Bansko is to train and bus which costs $20 - $26 and takes 13 h.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Bansko. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Bansko via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Bansko is 358 km. The road distance is 545.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bansko without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 15 min and costs $27 - $45.

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It takes approximately 10 h 15 min to get from Bucharest to Bansko, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Bansko bus services, operated by Makedonija Soobrakaj AD, depart from Bucharest station.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Bucharest to Bansko bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Bansko station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Bansko is 546 km. It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to drive from Bucharest to Bansko.

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  • Distance: 223.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Bansko via Sofia in around 10 h 15 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Rome Ciampino, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Warsaw Chopin, Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Rome Ciampino, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kavala via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
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
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
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
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
$7 - $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
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Bucharest - Gară Filaret to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Kavala to Bansko
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com

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Tarom offers flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 574+ hotels available in Bansko. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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