There are 4 ways to get from Bucharest to Gabrovo by bus, night train, train, night bus 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

$11 - $15

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Gorna Oryahovitsa 463
  3. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Gabrovo

$9 - $11

2 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Ruse, Ruse 1940
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Gabrovo

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Gabrovo 140.2 miles

$22 - $35

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.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
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
$8 - $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 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Kazanlak Municipality Transport
Phone
0878 64 30 15
Email
info@kazanlak-bg.info
Website
kazanlak-bg.info
Bus from Ruse to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kazanlak-bg.info
FlixBus
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 20 min
Frequency
Once 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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bucharest to Gabrovo?

The distance between Bucharest and Gabrovo is 184 km. The road distance is 224 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Gabrovo?

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Gabrovo is to night train and train which costs $8 - $11 and takes 8 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bucharest to Gabrovo?

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

Is there a direct train between Bucharest and Gabrovo?

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

Is there a direct bus between Bucharest and Gabrovo?

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.

How long does it take to get from Bucharest to Gabrovo?

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