There are 4 ways to get from Kardzhali to Gabrovo by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Gabrovo

$9 - $12

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Train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Kardzhali to Dimitrovgrad 40164
  2. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Stajnovci 464

$7 - $9

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Taxi  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kardzhali to Gabrovo 117.3 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Kardzhali to Gabrovo 117.3 miles

$18 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Kardzhali to Gabrovo is to train which costs $7 - $9 and takes 8 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kardzhali to Gabrovo is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kardzhali and arriving at Gabrovo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Kardzhali to Gabrovo. However, there are services departing from Kardzhali and arriving at Gabrovo via Dimitrovgrad and Stajnovci. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between Kardzhali and Gabrovo is 136 km. The road distance is 187.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kardzhali to Gabrovo without a car is to bus which takes 5 h and costs $9 - $12.

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The bus from Kardzhali to Gabrovo takes 5 h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Kardzhali to Gabrovo bus services, operated by OPT Gabrovo, depart from Kardzhali station.

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Kardzhali to Gabrovo train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Kardzhali station.

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The best way to get from Kardzhali to Gabrovo is to bus which takes 5 h and costs $9 - $12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $7 - $9 and takes 8 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Kardzhali to Gabrovo.
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  • Distance: 85.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Kardzhali, Bulgaria and Gabrovo, Bulgaria?

OPT Gabrovo operates a bus from Kardzhali to Gabrovo twice daily, and the journey takes 5 h. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kardzhali to Gabrovo via Dimitrovgrad and Stajnovci in around 8 h 3 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Kardzhali to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Stajnovci
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
OPT Gabrovo
Website
optgabrovo.tk
Bus from Kardzhali to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
optgabrovo.tk
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Kardzhali to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Kardzhali to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Pleven Bus Station
Phone
+359 (0) 64 888 666
Website
avtogara.pleven.bg
Bus from Kardzhali to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogara.pleven.bg
Other operators
Taxi from Kardzhali to Gabrovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Elit Taxi-Kardzhali
Phone
+359 36/161 72
Korona Taxi
Phone
+359 36/161 48

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Kardzhali to Gabrovo bus services, operated by OPT Gabrovo, arrive at Gabrovo station.

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Kardzhali to Gabrovo train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Stajnovci station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kardzhali to Gabrovo is 188 km. It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to drive from Kardzhali to Gabrovo.

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There are 178+ hotels available in Gabrovo. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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