There are 5 ways to get from Ruse to Thessaloniki by bus, train, car or plane

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 ETAP Group  •  10 h 9 min

$24 - $34

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  11 h 4 min

  1. 463

$23 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus EAAA  •  16 h 16 min

$32 - $46

Drive  •  7 h 9 min

  1. 381.4 miles

$90 - $140

Bus, fly  •  6 h 51 min

  1. OTP - SKG

$61 - $154

What companies run services between Ruse, Bulgaria and Thessaloniki, Greece?

You can take a bus from Ruse to Thessaloniki via Sofia - Central Bus Station in around 10 h 9 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Svishtov to Pleven
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Svishtov to Pleven
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Ruse to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
VisitSvishtov
Phone
(+359 631) 60 371
Email
info@visitsvishtov.com
Website
visitsvishtov.com
Bus from Ruse to Svishtov
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
visitsvishtov.com
Bus from Svishtov to Pleven
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
visitsvishtov.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Ruse to Svishtov
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Pleven to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
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
Nelmatour
Phone
+4-0743-337.546
Website
nelmatour.autogari.ro
Bus from Giurgiu to Bucuresti
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
nelmatour.autogari.ro

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ruse and Thessaloniki is 436 km. The road distance is 610 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ruse to Thessaloniki is to train and bus which costs $22 - $29 and takes 11 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Ruse to Thessaloniki is to bus and fly which takes 6 h 51 min and costs $60 - $160.

No, there is no direct bus from Ruse to Thessaloniki. However, there are services departing from Ruse and arriving at Thessaloniki via Sofia - Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 9 min to get from Ruse to Thessaloniki, including transfers.