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There are 6 ways to get from Varna to Bansko by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Biomet  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Bansko

$22 - $28

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Train, bus  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Plovdiv 8632
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Bansko

$16 - $21

4 alternative options

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Bansko

$19 - $42

Train  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Sofia 2612 / ...
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad 361 / ...

$18 - $23

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Bansko 338.8 miles

$50 - $80

Fly, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Sofia (SOF) VAR - SOF
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad

$28 - $124

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Bansko is to train and bus which costs $16 - $21 and takes 9 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Bansko is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varna to Bansko. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Bansko via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 6 min.

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The distance between Varna and Bansko is 394 km. The road distance is 542.1 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Bansko without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 6 min and costs $22 - $28.

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It takes approximately 9 h 6 min to get from Varna to Bansko, including transfers.

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Varna to Bansko bus services, operated by Biomet, depart from Varna station.

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The best way to get from Varna to Bansko is to bus which takes 9 h 6 min and costs $22 - $28. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $17 - $23 and takes 12 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Varna Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Varna to Bansko bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Bansko station.

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Map of how to get from Varna to Bansko.
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  • Distance: 246.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 6 min

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Bansko, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Varna to Bansko via Sofia in around 9 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Varna to Bansko via Sofia, Blagoevgrad, and Blagoevgrad in around 12 h 13 min.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Varna to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $11
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Blagoevgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Municipality of Bansko
Website
bansko.net
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
bansko.net
Bus from Plovdiv to Bansko
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
bansko.net
Union Ivkoni
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Bansko
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Varna to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Varna to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
karat-s.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Bansko is 542 km. It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to drive from Varna to Bansko.

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Bulgaria Air offers flights from Varna Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 598+ hotels available in Bansko. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Varna to Varna Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $2 - $4.

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