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There are 5 ways to get from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo by bus, train, night train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Veliko Turnovo 9101

$4 - $8

Cheapest option

Night train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the night train from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo Bosphor Express

$4 - $5

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Ruse - Tovarna to Gorna Oryahovitsa 9646 / ...

$5

Taxi  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo 67.3 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo 67.3 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo is to night train which costs $4 - $5 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo is to taxi which costs $40 - $50 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ruse and arriving at Veliko Turnovo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Ruse and arriving at Veliko Tarnovo. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Ruse and Veliko Tarnovo is 90 km. The road distance is 107.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs $4 - $8.

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The bus from Ruse to Veliko Turnovo takes 3 h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo bus services, operated by Aleks ОK, depart from Ruse station.

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Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Ruse - Tovarna station.

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The best way to get from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo is to bus which takes 3 h and costs $4 - $8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $5 - $6 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo.
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  • Distance: 56.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Ruse, Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria?

Aleks ОK operates a bus from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo 3 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 3 h. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo 5 times a day. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse - Tovarna to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Aleks ОK
Phone
+359 62 60 22 60
Email
info@alexok.com
Website
alexok.com
Bus from Ruse to Veliko Turnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
alexok.com
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Ruse to Veliko Turnovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Ruse to Veliko Turnovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Kazanlak Municipality Transport
Phone
0878 64 30 15
Email
info@kazanlak-bg.info
Website
kazanlak-bg.info
Bus from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kazanlak-bg.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50

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Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo bus services, operated by Aleks ОK, arrive at Veliko Turnovo station.

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Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Gorna Oryahovitsa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo is 108 km. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Ruse to Veliko Tarnovo.

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There are 245+ hotels available in Veliko Tarnovo. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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