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

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Train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ciulnita Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Ciulnita to Calarasi Sud R

$22 - $34

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Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from București to Ruse
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Silistra

$4 - $7

2 alternative options

Train Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG) Razpredelitelna Ir
  2. Take the train from Ruse - Razpredelitelna to Silistra 9647

$11 - $13

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Silistra 114.4 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Silistra is to bus which costs $4 - $7 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Silistra is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Silistra. However, there are services departing from București and arriving at Silistra via Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Silistra. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Silistra via Ruse - Razpredelitelna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Silistra is 99 km. The road distance is 183.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Silistra without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs $4 - $7.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Bucharest to Silistra, including transfers.

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

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Bucharest to Silistra 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 Silistra is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $22 - $35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $4 - $7 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Silistra.
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  • Distance: 61.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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

You can take a train from Bucharest to Silistra via Ciulnita and Calarasi Sud in around 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Silistra via Ruse in around 4 h 30 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ciulnita
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Ciulnita to Calarasi Sud
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG) Razpredelitelna
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
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 Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Ruse to Silistra
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
avtogari.info
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Ruse to Silistra
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tickets.etapgroup.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Ruse to Silistra
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Ruse to Silistra
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Ruse to Silistra
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
biomet.bg

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Bucharest to Silistra bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Silistra station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Silistra is 183 km. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Bucharest to Silistra.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Silistra. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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