There are 6 ways to get from Ruse to Stara Zagora by bus, train, night train, taxi or car

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Bus Municipality of Stara Zagora  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Stara Zagora 9101

$9 - $16

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Bus Kazanlak Municipality Transport  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Kazanlak

$1 - $3

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Train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Ruse to Gorna Oryahovitsa 461 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Stara Zagora 465 / ...

$7 - $8

Night train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the night train from Ruse to Stara Zagora Bosphor Express

$7 - $8

Taxi  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ruse to Stara Zagora 134.2 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Ruse to Stara Zagora 134.2 miles

$21 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ruse and arriving at Stara Zagora. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Ruse and arriving at Stara Zagora. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Ruse and Stara Zagora is 161 km. The road distance is 214.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ruse to Stara Zagora without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Ruse to Stara Zagora takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Ruse to Stara Zagora bus services, operated by Municipality of Stara Zagora, depart from Ruse station.

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Ruse to Stara Zagora train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Ruse station.

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The best way to get from Ruse to Stara Zagora is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 44 min.

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Ruse to Stara Zagora bus services, operated by Municipality of Stara Zagora, arrive at Stara Zagora station.

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Ruse to Stara Zagora train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Stara Zagora station.

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Map of how to get from Ruse to Stara Zagora.
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  • Distance: 100.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Ruse, Bulgaria and Stara Zagora, Bulgaria?

Municipality of Stara Zagora operates a bus from Ruse to Stara Zagora once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ruse to Stara Zagora via Gorna Oryahovitsa in around 5 h 44 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Ruse to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Ruse to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Ruse to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Kazanlak Municipality Transport
Phone
0878 64 30 15
Email
info@kazanlak-bg.info
Website
kazanlak-bg.info
Bus from Ruse to Kazanlak
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kazanlak-bg.info
Other operators
Taxi from Ruse to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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Yes, the driving distance between Ruse to Stara Zagora is 215 km. It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to drive from Ruse to Stara Zagora.

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