There are 4 ways to get from Romania to Bulgaria by bus, night train, 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.

What companies run services between Romania and Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Sofia via Bucharest, Ruse, and Central Station in around 8 h 24 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Ruse
Avg. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Sofia
Avg. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $11
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Ruse
Avg. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Avg. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Avg. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Avg. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Bucharest to Sofia
Avg. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Romania to Bulgaria?

The distance between Romania and Bulgaria is 381 km. The road distance is 388 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Romania to Bulgaria?

The cheapest way to get from Romania to Bulgaria is to night train and train which costs $17 and takes 11 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Romania to Bulgaria?

The quickest way to get from Romania to Bulgaria is to drive which takes 5 h 3 min and costs $45.

How long does it take to get from Romania to Bulgaria?

It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to get from Romania to Bulgaria, including transfers.