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There are 5 ways to get from Ploieşti to Byala by train, bus, night train or car

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Recommended

Train

  1. Take the train from Ploieşti Vest to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Borovo

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ploesti Bus Station to Ruse Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Ruse to Byala

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Ploieşti Vest to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Byala

Train, night train, bus

  1. Take the train from Ploieşti Sud to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
  2. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Byala

Drive

  1. Drive from Ploieşti to Byala

Ploieşti to Byala by bus

The bus journey time between Ploieşti and Byala is around 6h 15m and covers a distance of around 211 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Union Ivkoni, Ruse Bus, BG Razpisanie and others, the Ploieşti to Byala bus service departs from Ploesti Bus Station and arrives in Byala. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

2 Weekly Buses
6h 15m Average Duration
$7 Cheapest Price
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Romania → Bulgaria
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International entry into Bulgaria from Romania

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Bulgaria from Romania

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Bulgaria

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Considerations leaving from Romania

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Bulgaria is currently allowed from Romania.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Byala is 02 807 87 57.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Byala is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Byala is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 02 807 87 57.

No, returning to Romania from Bulgaria is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 23 May 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ploieşti to Byala is to bus which costs $7 - $13 and takes 6h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Ploieşti to Byala is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 2h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ploieşti station to Byala. However, there are services departing from Ploesti Bus Station and arriving at Byala via Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 15m.

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The distance between Ploieşti and Byala is 167 km. The road distance is 203.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ploieşti to Byala without a car is to train which takes 5h 59m and costs $9 - $23.

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It takes approximately 5h 59m to get from Ploieşti to Byala, including transfers.

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Ploieşti to Byala bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Ploesti Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Ploieşti to Byala is to train which takes 5h 59m and costs $9 - $23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $7 - $13 and takes 6h 15m.

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Ploieşti to Byala bus services, operated by Ruse Bus, arrive at Byala station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ploieşti to Byala is 204 km. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Ploieşti to Byala.

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Map of how to get from Ploieşti to Byala.
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  • Distance: 167.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 59m

What companies run services between Ploieşti, Romania and Byala, Oblast Ruse, Bulgaria?

You can take a train from Ploieşti to Byala via Bucureşti Nord Gr.A, Bucuresti Nord, and Borovo in around 5h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ploieşti to Byala via Ruse in around 6h 15m.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Ploieşti Vest to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$5 - $7
Train from Bucuresti Nord to Borovo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$4 - $6
1st Class
$12 - $14
Train from Bucuresti Nord to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $11
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$3 - $4
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Ploieşti Sud to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$5 - $7
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Phone
0351/40.91.53
Email
office@softrans.ro
Website
softrans.ro
Train from Ploieşti Vest to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Regio Călători
Phone
0310 800 900
Email
contact@regiocalatori.ro
Website
regiocalatori.ro
Train from Ploieşti Vest to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Regio Călători
Astra Trans Carpatic
Phone
0751.525.520
Email
office@astratranscarpatic.ro
Website
astratranscarpatic.ro
Train from Ploieşti Vest to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Astra Trans Carpatic
Transferoviar Calatori
Phone
+40 238 434 380
Email
sesizari@transferoviarcalatori.ro
Website
transferoviarcalatori.ro
Train from Ploieşti Vest to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Transferoviar Calatori
Train from Ploieşti Sud to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Transferoviar Calatori
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
$4 - $5
1st Class
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ploesti Bus Station to Ruse Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Ruse to Byala
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Ruse to Byala
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com

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