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

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Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse

$4 - $8

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Ruse - Tovarna 9647 / ...

$4 - $5

3 alternative options

Night train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the night train from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse Bosphor Express

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse 67.2 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse 67.2 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse is to night train which costs $4 - $5 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse is to taxi which costs $40 - $50 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Veliko Tarnovo and arriving at Ruse. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Veliko Tarnovo and arriving at Ruse. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Veliko Tarnovo and Ruse is 90 km. The road distance is 107.5 km.

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The best way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse without a car is to bus which takes 2 h and costs $4 - $8.

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The bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse takes 2 h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse bus services, operated by Patnicheski Prevozi AD., depart from Veliko Tarnovo station.

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Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Gorna Oryahovitsa station.

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The best way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse is to bus which takes 2 h and costs $4 - $8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $3 - $5 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse.
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  • Distance: 56.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

Patnicheski Prevozi AD. operates a bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 2 h. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Ruse - Tovarna
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Patnicheski Prevozi AD.
Phone
062 / 64-09-08
Email
office@pprevozi.com
Website
pprevozi.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
pprevozi.com
Aleks ОK
Phone
+359 62 60 22 60
Email
info@alexok.com
Website
alexok.com
Bus from Veliko Turnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
alexok.com
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Veliko Turnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Veliko Turnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Kazanlak Municipality Transport
Phone
0878 64 30 15
Email
info@kazanlak-bg.info
Website
kazanlak-bg.info
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kazanlak-bg.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Other operators
Taxi from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Aleks OK
Phone
+359 62/616 16
Mit Taksi
Phone
+359 62/601 973

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Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse bus services, operated by Patnicheski Prevozi AD., arrive at Ruse station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse is 107 km. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse.

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