From Hisar's main bus station, services reach Pleven (20 lv, five hours, one daily) via Lovech (18 lv, four hours), and Plovdiv's northern bus station (3.50 lv, 50 minutes, one daily).
Hourly buses to Sofia (20 lv, three hours) and Varna (20 lv, four hours) begin at these central bus stops and ticket agencies, just south of the tourist information centre.
Troyan's bus station is a 350m walk south from pl Vûzhrazhdane. The Neshev (http://neshevbg.com) bus ticket office closes at 6pm.
Bus services from Plovdiv and Ruse mostly arrive at Veliko Târnovo's westerly bus station, about 3km southwest of the tourist information centre.
Hisar's train station has one daily direct train to Plovdiv and other connections via Dolna Mahala. For trains to Sofia, travel via Plovdiv.
Veliko Târnovo's southerly bus station, where most services from Sofia and Varna arrive. It's 700m south of the tourist information centre.
Sliven's small bus station lies 300m south of the large Billa supermarket. It is 1km north of the train station, which is on the same road.
Stara Zagora’s train station is a five-minute walk south from the bus station, at the southern edge of Stantsionna Gradina park.
The busy bus station in Kazanlâk has connections to Sofia, Plovdiv and Gabrovo via Shipka, among other routes.
Veliko Târnovo train station, 1.5km west of town, can be unhelpful with timetable and fare information.