There are 4 ways to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Bansko by bus, train or car

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Bus Biomet  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia 461 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad 361 / ...

$12 - $18

Bus Patnicheski Prevozi AD.  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Razlog

$21

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Veliko Tarnovo to Bansko 239.4 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Bansko is to bus which costs $6 - $9 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Bansko is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Veliko Tarnovo and Bansko is 224 km. The road distance is 383 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Bansko, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Bansko. However, there are services departing from Veliko Tarnovo and arriving at Bansko via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria and Bansko, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Bansko via Sofia in around 6 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Veliko Tarnovo to Bansko via Gorna Oryahovitsa, Sofia, and Blagoevgrad in around 9 h 39 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Municipality of Bansko
Website
bansko.net
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
bansko.net
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Patnicheski Prevozi AD.
Phone
062 / 64-09-08
Email
office@pprevozi.com
Website
pprevozi.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
pprevozi.com
Plovdiv Express - 2000 LTD
Phone
0888 211 781
Email
plovdiv_ekspres_2000@abv.bg
Website
plovdivexpres-2000.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
plovdivexpres-2000.com
Patnicheski prevozi Blagoevgrad
Phone
073/88 40 09
Email
p.prevozi.blg@abv.bg
Website
pprevoziblg.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Razlog
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
pprevoziblg.com

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