There are 4 ways to get from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo

$5 - $8

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Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo 464

$4 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo 67.1 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo 67.1 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo is to train which costs $4 - $5 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo is to bus which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stara Zagora and arriving at Veliko Tarnovo. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stara Zagora and arriving at Veliko Tarnovo. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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The distance between Stara Zagora and Veliko Tarnovo is 72 km. The road distance is 107.4 km.

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The best way to get from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $5 - $8.

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The bus from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo takes 1 h 45 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo is to bus which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $5 - $8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $4 - $5 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo.
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  • Distance: 45.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Stara Zagora, Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria?

Municipality of Stara Zagora operates a bus from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo 5 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 3 h 27 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
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
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
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Other operators
Taxi from Stara Zagora to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Char Taxi
Phone
+359 42919283
Taxi-Gaz
Phone
+359 42608131

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