There are 4 ways to get from Burgas to Karlovo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Vladimir Pavlov to Karlovo 3622 / ...

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Karlovo

$14 - $21

Taxi  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burgas to Karlovo 183.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Burgas to Karlovo 183.4 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Burgas to Karlovo is to train which costs $7 - $9 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burgas to Karlovo is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Burgas to Karlovo. However, there are services departing from Burgas and arriving at Karlovo via Plovdiv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Vladimir Pavlov and arriving at Karlovo. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Burgas and Karlovo is 219 km. The road distance is 293.5 km.

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The best way to get from Burgas to Karlovo without a car is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $7 - $9.

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The train from Vladimir Pavlov to Karlovo takes 3 h 42 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Burgas to Karlovo bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Burgas station.

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Burgas to Karlovo train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Vladimir Pavlov station.

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The best way to get from Burgas to Karlovo is to train which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $7 - $9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $14 - $21 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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Burgas to Karlovo bus services, operated by Karlovo Intermunicipal Transport, arrive at Karlovo station.

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Burgas to Karlovo train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Karlovo station.

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Map of how to get from Burgas to Karlovo.
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  • Distance: 136.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

What companies run services between Burgas, Bulgaria and Karlovo, Bulgaria?

Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Burgas to Karlovo twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burgas to Karlovo via Plovdiv in around 5 h 41 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Burgas to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Burgas to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Burgas to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Karlovo Intermunicipal Transport
Website
karlovo.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Karlovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
karlovo.bg
Hebros Bus Ltd.
Phone
032 65 78 11
Email
office@hebrosbus.com
Website
hebrosbus.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Karlovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hebrosbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Burgas to Karlovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Burgas Taxi
Phone
+359 89 441 1223
Website
burgastaxi.com

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