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

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Bus  •  6 h

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

$6 - $11

4 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Gorna Orjahovica
  2. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Gabrovo 40201

$11 - $13

Night train, bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse Bosphor Express
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Gabrovo

$10 - $14

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

$10 - $11

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 bus which costs $6 - $11 and takes 6 h.

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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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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Gabrovo. However, there are services departing from București and arriving at Gabrovo via Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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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 Gorna Oryahovitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 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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The best way to get from Bucharest to Gabrovo without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs $6 - $11.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Bucharest to Gabrovo, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Gabrovo bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., depart from București station.

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Bucharest to Gabrovo 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 Gabrovo is to bus which takes 6 h and costs $6 - $11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $10 - $14 and takes 8 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Gabrovo.
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  • Distance: 115 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Gabrovo via Ruse in around 6 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Gabrovo via 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 Gorna Oryahovitsa to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from București to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Ruse to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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 - $11
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
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
OPT Gabrovo
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Ruse to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Bucharest to Gabrovo bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, arrive at Gabrovo station.

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Bucharest to Gabrovo train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Gabrovo station.

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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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There are 180+ hotels available in Gabrovo. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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