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There are 3 ways to get from Pleven to Bucharest by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Pleven to Ruse 0800
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to București

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Train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Pleven to Bucuresti Nord Gara A

$10 - $12

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Pleven to Bucharest 139.1 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Pleven to Bucharest is to train which costs $10 - $12 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pleven to Bucharest is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pleven to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Pleven and arriving at București via Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pleven and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

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The distance between Pleven and Bucharest is 164 km. The road distance is 222.6 km.

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The best way to get from Pleven to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Pleven to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Pleven to Bucharest bus services, operated by Avtogari, depart from Pleven station.

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Pleven to Bucharest train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Pleven station.

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The best way to get from Pleven to Bucharest is to bus which takes 3 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $10 - $12 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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  • Distance: 102.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Pleven, Bulgaria and Bucharest, Romania?

You can take a bus from Pleven to Bucharest via Ruse in around 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Pleven to Bucharest once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $12 and the journey takes 6 h 50 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Pleven to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Pleven Bus Station
Phone
+359 (0) 64 888 666
Website
avtogara.pleven.bg
Bus from Pleven to Ruse
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogara.pleven.bg
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Pleven to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Ruse to București
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com

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Pleven to Bucharest bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., arrive at București station.

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Pleven to Bucharest train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pleven to Bucharest is 223 km. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Pleven to Bucharest.

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There are 1972+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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