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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Varna by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Varna (VAR) VIE - VAR

$125 - $367

Cheapest option

EuroNight, train  •  29 h 13 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara de Nord Dacia
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Varna Ir

$52 - $76

5 alternative options

Bus Omega Group  •  22 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava 901
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Varna

$126 - $180

Bus Arda Tur  •  23 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Varna

$76

Bus Eurolines HU  •  26 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Györ, Győr 902 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Györ to Varna 594

$69 - $145

Train  •  27 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Arad Ic
  3. Take the train from Arad to Videle D
  4. Take the train from Videle to Ruse(BG) Ir
  5. Take the train from Ruse to Varna Ir

$92 - $135

Drive  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Varna 833.7 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Varna is to EuroNight and train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 29 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Varna is to fly which costs 100€ - 320€ and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien and arriving at Varna. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Varna. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Varna via Budapest-Keleti, Arad, Videle and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 1 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Varna is 1053 km. The road distance is 1333.9 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 45 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Vienna to Varna, including transfers.

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Vienna to Varna bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Wien station.

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Vienna to Varna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Varna is to fly which takes 4 h 16 min and costs 100€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 22 h 45 min, you could also train, which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 27 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Varna.
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  • Distance: 657.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Varna, Bulgaria?

Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines fly from Vienna to Varna once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Varna via Flughafen Wien, Vienna Airport, Bratislava, and Bratislava in around 22 h 45 min.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Arad to Videle
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Videle to Ruse(BG)
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Varna
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Györ, Győr
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bratislava to Varna
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Wien to Varna
Ave. Duration
23 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Györ to Varna
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Varna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Vienna to Varna bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Varna station.

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Varna is 1 h ahead of Vienna. It is currently 5:12 PM in Vienna and 6:12 PM in Varna.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Varna is 1334 km. It takes approximately 14 h 52 min to drive from Vienna to Varna.

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Wizz Air and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1236+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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