There are 5 ways to get from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus BG Razpisanie  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo

$10 - $13

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Train  •  7 h 39 min

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

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus Haskovo Info  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Kardzhali to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo to Veliko Tarnovo

Taxi  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo 162.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo 162.5 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo is to train which costs $7 - $9 and takes 7 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kardzhali and arriving at Veliko Tarnovo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo. However, there are services departing from Kardzhali and arriving at Veliko Tarnovo via Dimitrovgrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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The distance between Kardzhali and Veliko Tarnovo is 161 km. The road distance is 260 km.

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The best way to get from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 44 min and costs $10 - $13.

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The bus from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo takes 4 h 44 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, depart from Kardzhali station.

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

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The best way to get from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo is to bus which takes 4 h 44 min and costs $10 - $13. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $7 - $9 and takes 7 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo.
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  • Distance: 100.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

What companies run services between Kardzhali, Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria?

BG Razpisanie operates a bus from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 4 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo via Dimitrovgrad in around 7 h 39 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 Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Haskovo Info
Website
haskovo.info
Bus from Kardzhali to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
haskovo.info
Bus from Haskovo to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
haskovo.info
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Kardzhali to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Pleven Bus Station
Phone
+359 (0) 64 888 666
Website
avtogara.pleven.bg
Bus from Kardzhali to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogara.pleven.bg
Other operators
Taxi from Kardzhali to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Elit Taxi-Kardzhali
Phone
+359 36/161 72
Korona Taxi
Phone
+359 36/161 48

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