There are 6 ways to get from Plovdiv to Ruse by bus, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Plovdiv Express - 2000 LTD  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Veliko Tarnovo
  2. Take the bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse

$5 - $8

5 alternative options

Bus Avtogari  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Razgrad Municipality
  2. Take the bus from Razgrad to Ruse

$17 - $26

Bus ETAP Group  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Ruse

$20 - $32

Train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Plovdiv to Sindel - Razpredelitel 8637
  2. Take the train from Sindel - Razpredelitel to Ruse - Tovarna 9620 / ...

$14 - $17

Train, night train  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora 8637 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Stara Zagora to Ruse Bosphor Express

$10 - $11

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Plovdiv to Ruse 203 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Plovdiv, Bulgaria and Ruse, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Plovdiv to Ruse via Veliko Tarnovo in around 6 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Plovdiv to Ruse via Sindel - Razpredelitel in around 9 h 39 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Plovdiv to Sindel - Razpredelitel
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $11
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sindel - Razpredelitel to Ruse - Tovarna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Plovdiv to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Stara Zagora to Ruse
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Plovdiv Express - 2000 LTD
Phone
0888 211 781
Email
plovdiv_ekspres_2000@abv.bg
Website
plovdivexpres-2000.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
plovdivexpres-2000.com
Patnicheski Prevozi AD.
Phone
062 / 64-09-08
Email
office@pprevozi.com
Website
pprevozi.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
pprevozi.com
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Veliko Turnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Veliko Turnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Razgrad Municipality to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Razgrad to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Razgrad Municipality
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Razgrad to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Razgrad Municipality Bus
Website
razgrad.bg
Bus from Razgrad to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
razgrad.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
etapgroup.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Plovdiv to Ruse?

The distance between Plovdiv and Ruse is 214 km. The road distance is 325 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Plovdiv to Ruse?

The cheapest way to get from Plovdiv to Ruse is to bus which costs $5 - $8 and takes 6 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Plovdiv to Ruse?

The quickest way to get from Plovdiv to Ruse is to drive which takes 4 h 18 min and costs $30 - $50.

Is there a direct train between Plovdiv and Ruse?

No, there is no direct train from Plovdiv to Ruse. However, there are services departing from Plovdiv and arriving at Ruse - Tovarna via Sindel - Razpredelitel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 39 min.

Is there a direct bus between Plovdiv and Ruse?

No, there is no direct bus from Plovdiv to Ruse. However, there are services departing from Plovdiv and arriving at Ruse via Veliko Tarnovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Plovdiv to Ruse?

It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Plovdiv to Ruse, including transfers.