There are 4 ways to get from Shumen to Bucharest by bus, train, night bus or car

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Bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Shumen to Bucharest

$8 - $27

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Kaspichan to Ruse 9622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A

$9 - $13

Night bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the night bus from Shumen, Shumen to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari N984 / ...

$12 - $19

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Shumen to Bucharest 116.7 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Shumen to Bucharest is to train which costs $8 - $13 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shumen to Bucharest is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Shumen and Bucharest is 145 km. The road distance is 186.8 km.

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The bus from Shumen to Bucharest takes 3 h 35 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shumen and arriving at Bucharest. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Shumen to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Shumen and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Kaspichan and Ruse(BG). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

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The nearest airport to Bucharest is Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) Airport which is 15.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Varna (VAR) (191.7 km), Sibiu (SBZ) (218.4 km), Burgas (BOJ) (236.7 km) and Sofia (SOF) (291.5 km).

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Shumen to Bucharest train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Varna station.

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Map of how to get from Shumen to Bucharest.
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  • Distance: 90.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

What companies run services between Shumen, Bulgaria and Bucharest, Romania?

Avtoekspres operates a bus from Shumen to Bucharest twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shumen to Bucharest via Kaspichan, Ruse, and Ruse(BG) in around 7 h 32 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Kaspichan to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Shumen to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $27
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Shumen, Shumen to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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