Location and map
Sliven is situated 300 km east of Sofia, 110 km away from Bourgas – the biggest commercial port in Bulgaria, 130 km from the Greece border and 130 km from the Turkey border.
The town is situated on the railway line №3 and on the international route E-773 connecting Sofia and Bourgas.
Through the mountain passes, in the Eastern part of the Balkan range, where the city is situated, important roads connect North and South Bulgaria.
|Direction||Geographical direction||Km||Мiles||Time of travelling|
|Sliven-Sofia (via Plovdiv)||NW||288||178,8||3h 20min|
|Sliven-Bourgas (the biggest sea port)||SE||108||67,2||1h 35min|
|Sliven-Varnа (airport and seaport||NE||195||121,0||2h 50min|
|Sliven-Svilengrad (checkpoint Greece/Turkey)||SE||126||78,1||1h 56min|