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

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Bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Stara Zagora

$5 - $10

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Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Veliko Tarnovo to Stara Zagora 465 / ...

$4 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Veliko Tarnovo to Stara Zagora 67.7 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Veliko Tarnovo to Stara Zagora 67.7 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Stara Zagora is to train which costs $4 - $5 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Stara Zagora is to bus which costs $5 - $10 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Veliko Tarnovo and Stara Zagora is 72 km. The road distance is 108.4 km.

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The bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Stara Zagora takes 1 h 45 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Veliko Tarnovo and arriving at Stara Zagora. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Veliko Tarnovo and arriving at Stara Zagora. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Stara Zagora. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Stara Zagora.
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  • Distance: 45.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria and Stara Zagora, Bulgaria?

Municipality of Stara Zagora operates a bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Stara Zagora 5 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Veliko Tarnovo to Stara Zagora 3 times a day. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Patnicheski Prevozi AD.
Phone
062 / 64-09-08
Email
office@pprevozi.com
Website
pprevozi.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
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 Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
plovdivexpres-2000.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Other operators
Taxi from Veliko Tarnovo to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Aleks OK
Phone
+359 62/616 16
Mit Taksi
Phone
+359 62/601 973

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