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

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Bus  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen

$5 - $8

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Train  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Shumen 20151 / ...

$5 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2h 1m

  1. Take a taxi from Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen 89.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  2h 1m

  1. Drive from Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen 89.2 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen is to train which costs $4 - $6 and takes 3h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 2h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Veliko Tarnovo and arriving at Shumen. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen. However, there are services departing from Veliko Tarnovo and arriving at Shumen via Gorna Oryahovitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 49m.

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The distance between Veliko Tarnovo and Shumen is 107 km. The road distance is 142.8 km.

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The best way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen without a car is to bus which takes 2h 28m and costs $5 - $8.

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The bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen takes 2h 28m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen bus services, operated by Avtogari, depart from Veliko Tarnovo station.

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Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen 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 Shumen is to bus which takes 2h 28m and costs $5 - $8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $4 - $6 and takes 3h 49m.

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  • Distance: 66.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 28m

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

Avtogari operates a bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen every 3 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 2h 28m. Union Ivkoni also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Other operators
Taxi from Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Mit Taksi
Phone
+359 62/601 973
Aleks OK
Phone
+359 62/616 16

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Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Shumen station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen is 143 km. It takes approximately 2h 1m to drive from Veliko Tarnovo to Shumen.

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There are 61+ hotels available in Shumen. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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