There are 4 ways to get from Bucharest to Vidin by 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 DLS Bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti - Autogara Rahova to Calafat

$18 - $19

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Craiova Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from Craiova to Calafat Regional

$12 - $19

2 alternative options

Bus via Pleven  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven 980
  2. Take the bus from Pleven to Vidin

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Vidin 205.1 miles

$30 - $50

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

DLS Bus operates a bus from Bucharest to Vidin once daily. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Vidin via Craiova in around 6 h 56 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Craiova
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Craiova to Calafat
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
DLS Bus
Phone
021.312.65.91
Email
office@dlsbus.ro
Website
dlsbus.ro
Bus from Bucuresti - Autogara Rahova to Calafat
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
dlsbus.ro
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Pleven
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Pleven Bus Station
Phone
+359 (0) 64 888 666
Website
avtogara.pleven.bg
Bus from Pleven to Vidin
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogara.pleven.bg

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bucharest and Vidin is 262 km. The road distance is 328 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Vidin is to train which costs $12 - $19 and takes 6 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Vidin is to drive which takes 4 h 23 min and costs $30 - $50.

No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Vidin. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Calafat via Craiova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Bucharest to Vidin, including transfers.