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

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Bus Municipality of Stara Zagora  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Ruse

$9 - $16

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Night train  •  8 h 20 min

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

$7 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus Kazanlak Municipality Transport  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Kazanlak to Ruse

Taxi  •  3 h 20 min

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

$80 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Stara Zagora to Ruse 133.5 miles

$21 - $35

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

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Stara Zagora and arriving at Ruse. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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The distance between Stara Zagora and Ruse is 161 km. The road distance is 213.5 km.

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The best way to get from Stara Zagora to Ruse without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from Stara Zagora to Ruse takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Stara Zagora to Ruse bus services, operated by Municipality of Stara Zagora, depart from Stara Zagora station.

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Stara Zagora to Ruse train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Stara Zagora station.

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Stara Zagora to Ruse bus services, operated by Municipality of Stara Zagora, arrive at Ruse station.

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Stara Zagora to Ruse train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Ruse station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stara Zagora to Ruse is 214 km. It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to drive from Stara Zagora to Ruse.

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  • Distance: 100.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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 $10 - $16 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
$10 - $16
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
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Kazanlak Municipality Transport
Phone
0878 64 30 15
Email
info@kazanlak-bg.info
Website
kazanlak-bg.info
Bus from Kazanlak to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kazanlak-bg.info
Other operators
Taxi from Stara Zagora to Ruse
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Char Taxi
Phone
+359 42919283
Taxi-Gaz
Phone
+359 42608131

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