There are 5 ways to get from Stara Zagora to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) by bus, night train, 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 via Veliko Tarnovo  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo
  2. Take the bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse
  3. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport

$14 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus Razgrad Municipality Bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Razgrad Municipality
  2. Take the bus from Razgrad to Bucharest Otopeni Airport

$7 - $24

3 alternative options

Night train, train  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the night train from Stara Zagora to Gorna Oryahovitsa
  2. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Ruse 462
  3. Take the night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord

$15 - $20

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Stara Zagora to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) 189.8 miles

$30 - $45

Bus, fly  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Sofia
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SOF - OTP

$63 - $259

What companies run services between Stara Zagora, Bulgaria and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP), Romania?

You can take a bus from Stara Zagora to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) via Veliko Tarnovo and Ruse in around 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Sofia to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Stara Zagora to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Ruse to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Bus from Veliko Turnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Plovdiv Express - 2000 LTD
Phone
0888 211 781
Email
plovdiv_ekspres_2000@abv.bg
Website
plovdivexpres-2000.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
plovdivexpres-2000.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Patnicheski Prevozi AD.
Phone
062 / 64-09-08
Email
office@pprevozi.com
Website
pprevozi.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
pprevozi.com
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Veliko Turnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Bus from Razgrad to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $24
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Razgrad Municipality Bus
Website
razgrad.bg
Bus from Stara Zagora to Razgrad Municipality
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
razgrad.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Stara Zagora to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)?

The distance between Stara Zagora and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is 240 km. The road distance is 304 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Stara Zagora to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)?

The cheapest way to get from Stara Zagora to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to night train and train which costs $14 - $21 and takes 11 h 33 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Stara Zagora to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)?

The quickest way to get from Stara Zagora to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP) is to drive which takes 4 h 47 min and costs $30 - $45.

Is there a direct bus between Stara Zagora and Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)?

No, there is no direct bus from Stara Zagora to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP). However, there are services departing from Stara Zagora and arriving at Bucharest Otopeni Airport via Veliko Tarnovo and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Stara Zagora to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP)?

It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Stara Zagora to Bucharest Otopeni Airport (OTP), including transfers.