There are 4 ways to get from Bucharest to Shumen by bus, train, night bus or car

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Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Shumen

$8 - $27

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 32 min

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

$10 - $13

Night bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Shumen, Shumen N984

$11 - $19

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 Bucharest and arriving at Shumen. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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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 35 min and costs $8 - $27.

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The bus from Bucharest to Shumen takes 3 h 35 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Bucharest to Shumen bus services, operated by Avtoekspres, depart from Bucharest 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 35 min and costs $8 - $27. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $9 - $13 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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  • Distance: 90.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

Avtoekspres operates a bus from Bucharest to Shumen twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Shumen via Ruse(BG), Ruse, and Kaspichan in around 7 h 32 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Shumen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Shumen, Shumen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Bucharest to Shumen bus services, operated by Avtoekspres, 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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The nearest airport to Shumen is Varna (VAR) Airport which is 73.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Burgas (BOJ) (92.1 km), Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) (159.6 km) and Constanta (CND) (174.6 km).

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There are 51+ hotels available in Shumen. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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