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There are 4 ways to get from Varna to Ruse by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Ruse

$8 - $12

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Train  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Ruse - Tovarna 9622 / ...

$6 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Varna to Ruse 121.4 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Ruse 121.4 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Ruse is to train which costs $6 - $7 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Ruse is to taxi which costs $70 - $90 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Varna and arriving at Ruse. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Varna and arriving at Ruse - Tovarna. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Varna and Ruse is 172 km. The road distance is 194.2 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Ruse without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 27 min and costs $8 - $12.

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The bus from Varna to Ruse takes 3 h 27 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Varna to Ruse bus services, operated by Avtoekspres, depart from Varna station.

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

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The best way to get from Varna to Ruse is to bus which takes 3 h 27 min and costs $8 - $12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $6 - $7 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 107.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Ruse, Bulgaria?

Avtoekspres operates a bus from Varna to Ruse 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $10 and the journey takes 3 h 27 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Varna to Ruse twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $7 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Ruse
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Varna to Ruse
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Varna to Ruse
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Other operators
Taxi from Varna to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Varna Taxi
Phone
+359 88 466 6660

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Varna to Ruse bus services, operated by Avtoekspres, arrive at Ruse station.

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Varna to Ruse train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Ruse - Tovarna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Ruse is 194 km. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Varna to Ruse.

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There are 96+ hotels available in Ruse. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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