There are 5 ways to get from Bucharest to Gabrovo by bus, night bus, train, night train or car

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  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Gabrovo 9101

$10 - $14

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Gorna Oryahovitsa Bosphor Express
  2. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Gabrovo 40201

$8 - $9

3 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Ruse, Ruse N984
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Gabrovo

Train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Gorna Oryahovitsa 461
  3. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Gabrovo

$9 - $14

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Gabrovo 140.2 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Gabrovo is to night train and train which costs $7 - $10 and takes 8 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Gabrovo is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Gabrovo is 184 km. The road distance is 224.3 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Bucharest to Gabrovo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Gabrovo. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Gabrovo via Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Gabrovo. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Gabrovo via Ruse and Gorna Oryahovitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Gabrovo is 224 km. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Bucharest to Gabrovo.

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Bucharest to Gabrovo bus services, operated by Avtoekspres, depart from Praha station.

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  • Distance: 115 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Gabrovo via Ruse in around 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Gabrovo via Ruse(BG), Ruse, and Gorna Oryahovitsa in around 8 h 20 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Ruse to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Ruse to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Ruse to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Ruse, Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
OPT Gabrovo
Website
optgabrovo.tk
Bus from Ruse to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
optgabrovo.tk

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