There are 7 ways to get from Iași to Bansko by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  18 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Iasi to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$42 - $66

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Train  •  22 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Iasi to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  3. Take the train from Ruse to Sofia 461
  4. Take the train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad 361

$33 - $50

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Bus Georg  •  19 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Iași to Cornu Luncii 005 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cornu Luncii to Bistriţa 011
  3. Take the bus from Bistriţa to Bansko

$109 - $149

Bus via Eroilor  •  20 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Iași to Bucuresti
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Sofia 980
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$48 - $78

Train, night train, bus  •  22 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Iasi to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Gorna Oryahovitsa
  3. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia 461
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$34 - $47

Drive  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Iași to Bansko 590 miles

$90 - $140

Fly, bus  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Iasi (IAS) to Sofia (SOF) IAS - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$127 - $231

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No, there is no direct bus from Iași to Bansko. However, there are services departing from Iași and arriving at Bansko via Cornu Luncii and Bistriţa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 43 min.

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The distance between Iași and Bansko is 676 km. The road distance is 943.9 km.

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The best way to get from Iași to Bansko without a car is to train and bus which takes 18 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 18 h 32 min to get from Iași to Bansko, including transfers.

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Iași to Bansko bus services, operated by Auto Confort, depart from Iași station.

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The best way to get from Iași to Bansko is to bus which takes 19 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 22 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Iasi Airport to Sofia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Iași to Bansko bus services, operated by Georg, arrive at Bansko station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Iași to Bansko is 944 km. It takes approximately 12 h 38 min to drive from Iași to Bansko.

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Blue Air, Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and Tarom offer flights from Iasi Airport to Sofia Airport.

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Map of how to get from Iași to Bansko.
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  • Distance: 422.6 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 32 min

What companies run services between Iași, Romania and Bansko, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Iași to Bansko via Cornu Luncii and Bistriţa in around 19 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Iași to Bansko via Bucuresti Nord Gara A, Ruse(BG), Ruse, Sofia, and Blagoevgrad in around 22 h 16 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Iasi to Sofia via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Iasi to Sofia via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Iasi to Sofia via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $320
Flights from Iasi to Sofia via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Iasi to Sofia via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Iasi to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
ms.mk
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Auto Confort
Website
autoconfortiasi.ro
Bus from Iași to Cornu Luncii
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
autoconfortiasi.ro
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autoconfortiasi.ro
Bus from Cornu Luncii to Bistriţa
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Schedules at
autoconfortiasi.ro
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autoconfortiasi.ro
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Bistriţa to Bansko
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Iași to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Schedules at
mementobus.com
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
Bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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