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There are 3 ways to get from Bucharest to Shumen by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from București to Shumen

$27

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG) Ir
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Kaspichan 9623 / ...

$10 - $13

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Shumen 117.1 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Shumen is to train which costs $9 - $13 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Shumen is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from București and arriving at Shumen. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Shumen. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Shumen via Ruse and Kaspichan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Shumen is 145 km. The road distance is 187.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Shumen without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs $27.

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The bus from București to Shumen takes 3 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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Bucharest to Shumen 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 Shumen is to bus which takes 3 h and costs $27. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $9 - $13 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Shumen.
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  • Distance: 90.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

PEGASUS GROUP Ltd. operates a bus from Bucharest to Shumen twice daily. Tickets cost $27 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Shumen via Ruse and Kaspichan in around 7 h 32 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from București to Shumen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com

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Bucharest to Shumen bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., arrive at Shumen station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Shumen is 187 km. It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to drive from Bucharest to Shumen.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Shumen. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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