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

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Bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu

$2 - $4

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Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)

$4 - $7

Night train  •  2 h 50 min

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

$4 - $5

Night bus  •  3 h 32 min

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

$4 - $8

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Ruse 46.1 miles

$7 - $11

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucuresti and arriving at Giurgiu. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Ruse(BG). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Ruse is 65 km. The road distance is 73.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Ruse without a car is to bus which takes 39 min and costs .

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The bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu takes 39 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Bucharest to Ruse bus services, operated by Nelmatour, depart from Bucuresti station.

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Bucharest to Ruse 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 Ruse is to bus which takes 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 50 min.

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Bucharest to Ruse bus services, operated by Nelmatour, arrive at Giurgiu station.

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Bucharest to Ruse train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Ruse(BG) station.

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  • Distance: 40.6 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

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

Nelmatour operates a bus from Bucharest to Ruse hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 39 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Romanian Railways (CFR) operates a train from Bucharest to Ruse once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Nelmatour
Phone
+4-0743-337.546
Website
nelmatour.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
nelmatour.autogari.ro
Omerta Impex
Phone
+4-0723-274.620
Website
omertaimpex.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
omertaimpex.autogari.ro
Leon trans
Phone
+4-0722.341.429
Website
leontrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
leontrans.autogari.ro
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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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Ruse is 74 km. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Bucharest to Ruse.

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