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There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo by plane, night bus, bus, train, night 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.

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Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, night bus  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) FRA - OTP
  2. Take the night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Veliko Tarnovo

$98 - $287

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Bus  •  27 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo

$68 - $273

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Fly to Varna, bus  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Varna (VAR) FRA - VAR
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo

$118 - $273

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Sofia (SOF) FRA - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo

$83 - $412

Fly to Burgas, bus  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Burgas (BOJ) FRA - BOJ
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Veliko Turnovo

$133 - $685

Train, bus  •  26 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Passau Hauptbahnhof Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Passau to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo

$188 - $338

Bus, night bus  •  34 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1925 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Veliko Tarnovo N980

$120 - $197

Train, night train  •  34 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Gorna Orjahovica

$241 - $360

Train, drive  •  21 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  3. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Veliko Tarnovo

$278 - $413

Drive  •  18 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo 1190.5 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo is to fly and bus which costs 70€ - 360€ and takes 10 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo is to fly and bus which costs 100€ - 240€ and takes 8 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Veliko Tarnovo via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Veliko Tarnovo via Wien Hbf, Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Gorna Oryahovitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 54 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Veliko Tarnovo is 1507 km. The road distance is 1904.8 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo without a car is to train and bus which takes 26 h 37 min and costs 160€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 22 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo.
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  • Distance: 942.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 22 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo via Sofia in around 27 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Sofia via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Sofia via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Passau Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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 Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Aleks ОK
Phone
+359 62 60 22 60
Email
info@alexok.com
Website
alexok.com
Bus from Burgas to Veliko Turnovo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
alexok.com
M-Bus
Phone
056 844 966
Website
mbus-bg.com
Bus from Burgas to Veliko Turnovo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
mbus-bg.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Passau to Sofia
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $200
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Passau to Sofia
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
radinavip.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Union Ivkoni
Has Turizm
Website
hasturizm.com.tr
Bus from Frankfurt to Sofia
Ave. Duration
32 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
hasturizm.bg

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Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Veliko Tarnovo station.

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Veliko Tarnovo is 1 h ahead of Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 5:03 PM in Frankfurt am Main and 6:03 PM in Veliko Tarnovo.

Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Gorna Orjahovica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo is 1905 km. It takes approximately 18 h 58 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo.

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Tarom, LOT, Adria Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Veliko Tarnovo bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 238+ hotels available in Veliko Tarnovo. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9€ - 14€.

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