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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.  •  6h 18m

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

$37 - $39

Cheapest option

Train  •  11h 51m

  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

Bus Travel4Fun  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sunny Beach - Hotel Kuban

$27 - $39

Train, bus  •  12h 1m

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

$18 - $24

Drive  •  4h 44m

  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 11h 51m.

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

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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 6h 18m.

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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 11h 51m.

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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 6h 18m and costs $36 - $39.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m 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 6h 18m and costs $36 - $39. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $12 - $19 and takes 11h 51m.

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

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 6h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Burgas via Ruse, Sindel - Razpredelitel, and Karnobat in around 11h 51m.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Varna
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
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
3h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Sindel - Razpredelitel to Karnobat
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Karnobat to Vladimir Pavlov
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
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
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Travel4Fun
Phone
0756 98 98 98
Email
office@travel4fun.ro
Website
travel4fun.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Sunny Beach - Hotel Kuban
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
travel4fun.ro
M-Bus
Phone
056 844 966
Website
mbus-bg.com
Bus from Varna to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mbus-bg.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 4h 44m to drive from Bucharest to Burgas.

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There are 1722+ hotels available in Burgas. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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