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Duration 3h 28m
Distance 210 km
Average price $30
Nearby airports 5 found

Closest airports to Shipka Pass

The nearest airport to Shipka Pass is Sofia (SOF). However, there are better options for getting to Shipka Pass. Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Iskarsko Shose to Taja twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 2h 31m. Alternatively, Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Varna Central Bus Station to Veliko Tarnovo every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 3h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Recommended airport

Bucharest Otopeni (OTP)

  1. Bucharest Henri Coandă Airport
  2. Ruse
  3. Shipka Pass
7h 16m
$37 - $47
Other nearby airports

Sofia (SOF)

  1. Iskarsko Shose
  2. Shipka Pass
4h 22m
$27 - $35

Burgas (BOJ)

  1. Vladimir Pavlov
  2. Shipka Pass
3h 28m
$27 - $36

Varna (VAR)

  1. Varna Central Bus Station
  2. Shipka Pass
6h 58m
$22 - $33

Plovdiv (PDV)

  1. Plovdiv
  2. Voivodino
  3. Plovdiv
  4. Kazanlak
  5. Shipka Pass
6h 5m

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling to Shipka Pass, Gabrovo, Bulgaria? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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The nearest airport to Shipka Pass is Plovdiv (PDV) Airport which is 86 km away. Other nearby airports include Sofia (SOF) (156.5 km) and Burgas (BOJ) (181.4 km).

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It takes 7h 16m to get from Gabrovo to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) Airport, which is 197.8 km away from Gabrovo. The night bus and train from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Gabrovo takes 7h 16m.

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There are six+ hotels available in Shipka Pass. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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