Buses from Bucharest to Shumen

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Bucharest - Shumen Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Bucharest to Shumen. Traveling by bus from Bucharest to Shumen usually takes around 4 hours, but the fastest Pegasus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance90 mi (145 km)
Shortest duration3h 15m
Cheapest price$16.61
Trips per day4
Most frequent servicePegasus
Bus lines2

What bus companies travel from Bucharest to Shumen?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Bucharest to Shumen that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Pegasus usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Pegasus33h 42m$21.87
Union Ivkoni16h 8m$17.47
  • Pegasus


    Book Pegasus from Bucharest to Shumen from $21. There are 3 trips per day offered by Pegasus from Bucharest to Shumen and you can expect on average to pay for a Pegasus ticket to Shumen. In Bucharest, Pegasus departs to Shumen from Horoscop Hotel and one other station. In Shumen, Pegasus arrives at Peti Kilometar .

    An average trip on Pegasus from Bucharest to Shumen takes 3 hours and 42 minutes , while the fastest available Pegasus trip will get you to Shumen in 3 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Pegasus offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Shumen.

  • Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable buses offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 1 trips per day on the route from Bucharest to Shumen, and the trip usually takes 6 hours and 8 minutes to complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Bucharest to Shumen during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Bucharest to Shumen?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours to cover the 90 miles from Bucharest to Shumen. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 15 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Shumen, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bucharest?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00am. To see the times for all buses from Bucharest to Shumen, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Shumen each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Bucharest to Shumen every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Bucharest to Shumen without transferring.

City Information


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Considered one of Europe’s best-kept secrets, Bucharest boasts a unique look that effortlessly blends elements from the East and the West. To marvel at the city’s unique architecture, head over to the Palace of Parliament, which was built during the communist rule of the country. Blending iconic communist architectural elements with modernist Neoclassicism, the building is a living witness to the country’s controversial era. There are walking tours for interested visitors, and the building also houses Romania’s National Museum of Contemporary Art. For those interested in history or cultural lessons, the National Museum of the Romanian Peasant, with its impressive collection of pottery, certainly is a good choice. For those who simply wish to enjoy a walk among nature, Carol Park is relatively close to the city center, and it rarely gets crowded.

Like most big European cities, the food scene at Bucharest is vibrant and extremely diverse. For those who enjoy authentically Romanian dishes, Casa Doina is a great choice. If you wish to enjoy something more exotic, Divan could be a great choice.

The main bus station in Bucharest is called Bucuresti Militari Bus Station. It is located on the outskirts of the city and it serves as the local hub for FlixBus. Bucharest’s main railway station is the Gara de Nord, which provides access to other European cities as well. The main airport is the Henri Coandă International Airport, located 10.3 miles north of the city center.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Bucharest?

Main departure station: Horoscop Hotel

Buses to Shumen leave from 4 stations in Bucharest.

All bus stations in Bucharest:

  • Horoscop Hotel

  • Henri Coandă Airport

  • Bucharest Militari Bus Station

  • Henri Coanda Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Shumen?

Main arrival station: Peti Kilometar

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Shumen.

All bus stations in Shumen:

  • Peti Kilometar

  • Rishki prohod Blvd 29

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