There are 5 ways to get from Bucharest to Popovo by bus, night train, night bus, 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  •  4 h 34 min

$9 - $12

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. 463

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Night train, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Bosphor Express

Night bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. 1940

$10 - $18

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. 94.8 miles

$15 - $22

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Popovo, Tŭrgovishte, Bulgaria?

Avtoekspres operates a bus from Bucharest to Popovo twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 2 h 50 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 Popovo
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Razgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Ruse to Popovo
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Razgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bucharest and Popovo is 121 km. The road distance is 152 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Popovo is to night train and train which costs $7 - $10 and takes 7 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Popovo is to drive which takes 2 h 30 min and costs $15 - $22.

No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Popovo. However, there are services departing from Gara Bucureşti Nord and arriving at Popovo via Ruse and Gorna Oryahovitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 38 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Popovo. However, there are services departing from Bucharest and arriving at Popovo via Razgrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Bucharest to Popovo, including transfers.