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

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  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Ruse

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Night train  •  8 h 5 min

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

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus via Veliko Tarnovo  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo
  2. Take the bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse

$10 - $16

Taxi  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stara Zagora to Ruse 133.5 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Stara Zagora to Ruse 133.5 miles

$21 - $35

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

Municipality of Stara Zagora operates a bus from Stara Zagora to Ruse once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Stara Zagora to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
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
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Stara Zagora to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Veliko Turnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
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
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Stara Zagora to Ruse
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Char Taxi
Phone
+359 42919283
Taxi-Gaz
Phone
+359 42608131

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stara Zagora and Ruse is 161 km. The road distance is 214 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stara Zagora to Ruse is to night train which costs $7 - $9 and takes 8 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Stara Zagora to Ruse is to taxi which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $85 - $110.

Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Stara Zagora and arriving at Ruse. The journey takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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

The bus from Stara Zagora to Ruse takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs three times a day.