There are 5 ways to get from Ruse to Craiova by train, night train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Giurgiu to Videle R
  2. Take the train from Videle to Craiova Ir / ...

$8 - $13

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Night train, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the night train from Ruse to Videle Bosphor Express
  2. Take the train from Videle to Craiova Ir / ...

$8 - $12

Bus MementoBus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Giurgiu to Bucuresti
  2. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Craiova

$15 - $23

Bus Orlan S.R.O  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Piteşti
  2. Take the bus from Piteşti to Craiova

$26 - $34

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Ruse to Craiova 135.3 miles

$21 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Ruse to Craiova. However, there are services departing from Giurgiu and arriving at Craiova via Bucuresti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ruse to Craiova. However, there are services departing from Giurgiu and arriving at Craiova via Videle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Ruse and Craiova is 181 km. The road distance is 216.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ruse to Craiova without a car is to train which takes 4 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Ruse to Craiova, including transfers.

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Ruse to Craiova bus services, operated by Nelmatour, depart from Giurgiu station.

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Ruse to Craiova train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Giurgiu station.

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The best way to get from Ruse to Craiova is to train which takes 4 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 9 min.

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Ruse to Craiova bus services, operated by MementoBus, arrive at Craiova station.

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Ruse to Craiova train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Craiova station.

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Map of how to get from Ruse to Craiova.
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  • Distance: 113 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Ruse, Bulgaria and Craiova, Romania?

You can take a train from Ruse to Craiova via Videle in around 4 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ruse to Craiova via Bucuresti in around 7 h 9 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Giurgiu to Videle
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Videle to Craiova
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Phone
0351/40.91.53
Email
office@softrans.ro
Website
softrans.ro
Train from Videle to Gara Craiova
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
softrans.autogari.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Nelmatour
Phone
+4-0743-337.546
Website
nelmatour.autogari.ro
Bus from Giurgiu to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
nelmatour.autogari.ro
Omerta Impex
Phone
+4-0723-274.620
Website
omertaimpex.autogari.ro
Bus from Giurgiu to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
omertaimpex.autogari.ro
Leon trans
Phone
+4-0722.341.429
Website
leontrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Giurgiu to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
leontrans.autogari.ro
MementoBus
Phone
(+40) 317.105.518
Email
rezervari@mementobus.com
Website
mementobus.com
Bus from Bucuresti to Craiova
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
mementobus.com
Orlan S.R.O
Phone
+420/ 222 314 182
Email
office@orlan.cz
Website
orlan.cz
Bus from Ruse to Piteşti
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
orlan.cz
Orlan
Website
orlan.autogari.ro
Bus from Ruse to Piteşti
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
orlan.autogari.ro
Astra S.A
Phone
+4-0248-63.63.02
Website
astrasa.autogari.ro
Bus from Piteşti to Craiova
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
astrasa.autogari.ro

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Yes, the driving distance between Ruse to Craiova is 217 km. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Ruse to Craiova.

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