There are 3 ways to get from Bucharest to Varna by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from București to Varna

$29

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Train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Varna 9621 / ...

$11 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Varna 167.2 miles

$26 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from București and arriving at Varna. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Varna. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Varna via Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Varna is 198 km. The road distance is 267.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 4 h and costs .

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The bus from București to Varna takes 4 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Bucharest to Varna bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., depart from București station.

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Bucharest to Varna train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Varna is to bus which takes 4 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 40 min.

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Bucharest to Varna bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., arrive at Varna station.

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Bucharest to Varna train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Varna station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Varna.
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  • Distance: 124 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Varna, Bulgaria?

PEGASUS GROUP Ltd. operates a bus from Bucharest to Varna twice daily. Tickets cost $29 and the journey takes 4 h. Travel4Fun also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Varna via Ruse(BG) and Ruse in around 7 h 40 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from București to Varna
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Travel4Fun
Phone
0756 98 98 98
Email
office@travel4fun.ro
Website
travel4fun.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Varna Kathedrale
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
travel4fun.ro

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Varna is 268 km. It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to drive from Bucharest to Varna.

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There are 1300+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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