There are 7 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Ruse by bus, train, bus and ferry, 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 ETAP Group  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Ruse 0800

$23 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Gorna Oryahovitsa  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
  2. Take the train from Blagoevgrad to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Gorna Oryahovitsa 462
  4. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Ruse - Tovarna 462

$23 - $31

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Ruse - Tovarna 462 / ...

$23 - $31

Bus Ilias Travel  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Stara Zagora
  2. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Ruse

$53 - $62

Drive  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Ruse 381.2 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SKG - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu

$60 - $154

Fly to Varna, train  •  12 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Varna (VAR) SKG - VAR
  2. Take the train from Sindel - Razpredelitel to Ruse - Tovarna

$111 - $404

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Ruse is to bus and train which costs 19€ - 27€ and takes 12 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Ruse is to fly and bus which costs 50€ - 140€ and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Ruse is 436 km. The road distance is 609.9 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 11 h 12 min to get from Thessaloniki to Ruse, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thessaloniki to Ruse. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki Monastiriou and arriving at Ruse via Sofia - Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Ruse, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Ruse via Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof and Sofia - Central Bus Station in around 11 h 12 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Varna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Thessaloniki to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Thessaloniki to Varna via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Varna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Varna via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Thessaloniki to Varna via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Varna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Ruse - Tovarna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Blagoevgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Gorna Oryahovitsa
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Ruse - Tovarna
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sindel - Razpredelitel to Ruse - Tovarna
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Stara Zagora to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
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
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
Omerta Impex
Phone
+4-0723-274.620
Website
omertaimpex.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
omertaimpex.autogari.ro
Leon trans
Phone
+4-0722.341.429
Website
leontrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
leontrans.autogari.ro
Nelmatour
Phone
+4-0743-337.546
Website
nelmatour.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Giurgiu
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
nelmatour.autogari.ro

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