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There are 4 ways to get from Varna to Budapest by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Budapest (BUD) VAR - BUD

$115 - $445

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Bus  •  19 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna Central Bus Station to Budapest Nepliget Varna - Dortmund / ...

$64 - $106

2 alternative options

Train, night train  •  25 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir
  2. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti D / ...

$74 - $108

Drive  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Budapest 686 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Budapest is to train and night train which costs $70 - $110 and takes 25 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Budapest is to fly which costs $110 - $450 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between Varna and Budapest is 840 km. The road distance is 1097.5 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 58 min and costs $60 - $110.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Varna to Budapest, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Varna to Budapest is to fly which takes 5 h 24 min and costs $110 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $110 and takes 19 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Budapest is 1 h behind Varna. It is currently 9:15 PM in Varna and 8:15 PM in Budapest.

Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Budapest is 1098 km. It takes approximately 12 h 48 min to drive from Varna to Budapest.

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Travel Service, CSA, Edelweiss Air and five other airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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  • Distance: 525.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Budapest, Hungary?

Turkish Airlines, LOT and 10 other airlines fly from Varna to Budapest 4 times a day. Alternatively, Karat-S operates a bus from Varna to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 19 h 45 min. Arda Tur also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Varna Central Bus Station to Budapest Nepliget
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Karat-S
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Varna Central Bus Station to Budapest Népliget M
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63
Website
Arda Tur

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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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