Kalotina-Dimitrovgrad border crossing

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Kalotina-Dimitrovgrad border crossing
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Countries: Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria | Flag of Serbia Serbia
Type: Road
Motorway: E 80

The Kalotina-Dimitrovgrad border crossing connects Bulgaria and Serbia. You can easily walk across.

Into Serbia

Trucks are separated from cars and buses so it's probably a good idea to walk 2 km away from the border to the point where trucks join the normal road again. It's easy for both cars and trucks to stop. guaka and Erga waited about 40 minutes with a sign "Zagreb" to find a ride all the way there.

Into Bulgaria

Try not to get ride to this border crossing by truck. Queue for the trucks is usually very long, so you have choice to wait in truck for next 10 hours or to walk up to 5 kilometers. After passing the border crossing, there is some restaurant and further after vignette-buy spot where lots of drivers stop so try to catch your ride there. Also, the other way, after coming to spot where car and truck traffic is connected, go a bit backwards by truck track to the customs ramp. Directly ask truck drivers who stop on the ramp to pick you up, and there's a big possibility that you'll catch a ride by truck straight to Turkey. By the way on this crossing there are lots of dogs who are very curious to passengers, but they are not aggressive.