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There are 8 ways to get from Chișinău to Varna by bus, night train, train, car or plane

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Bus S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Chisinau to Mangalia
  2. Take the bus from Mangalia to Varna

$100 - $121

Cheapest option

Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  16h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Chişinău to Cimișlia
  2. Take the bus from Cimișlia to Varna

$23 - $56

6 alternative options

Night train, train  •  23h 6m

  1. Take the night train from Chisinau to Focsani
  2. Take the train from Focsani to Varna Ir

$32 - $46

Train  •  23h 11m

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Ungheni
  2. Take the train from Iasi to Pascani R / ...
  3. Take the train from Pascani to Varna Ir

$33 - $50

Drive  •  8h 36m

  1. Drive from Chișinău to Varna 362.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Chisinau to Varna  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Chisinau (KIV) to Varna (VAR) KIV - VAR

$93 - $329

Fly Chisinau to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Chisinau (KIV) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) KIV - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Varna

$79 - $139

Bus to Iasi, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Chișinău to Iași
  2. Fly from Iasi (IAS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) IAS - OTP
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Varna

$66 - $172

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chișinău to Varna is to night train and train which costs $30 - $50 and takes 23h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Chișinău to Varna is to fly which costs $90 - $330 and takes 7h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chișinău to Varna. However, there are services departing from Chisinau and arriving at Varna via Mangalia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chișinău to Varna. However, there are services departing from Chisinau and arriving at Varna via Focsani. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 6m.

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The distance between Chișinău and Varna is 428 km. The road distance is 580 km.

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 11h 55m and costs $100 - $130.

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It takes approximately 11h 55m to get from Chișinău to Varna, including transfers.

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Chișinău to Varna bus services, operated by S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L, depart from Chisinau station.

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Chișinău to Varna train services, operated by Moldovan Railways (CFM), depart from Chisinau station.

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Varna is to bus which takes 11h 55m and costs $100 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $55 and takes 23h 11m, you could also fly, which costs $90 - $330 and takes 7h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Chișinău to Varna.
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  • Distance: 267.3 miles
  • Duration: 11h 55m

What companies run services between Chișinău, Moldova and Varna, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Chișinău to Varna via Mangalia in around 11h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chișinău to Varna via Ungheni, Iasi, and Pascani in around 23h 11m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Chisinau to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Iasi to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $210
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Chisinau to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Chisinau to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk, Constanta
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Chisinau to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Iasi to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Chisinau to Varna via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Chisinau to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Chisinau to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Train operators
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Night train from Chisinau to Focsani
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Ungheni
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
railway.md
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Focsani to Varna
Ave. Duration
12h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Iasi to Pascani
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Pascani to Varna
Ave. Duration
15h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L
Phone
+40 743 420 420
Email
rezervari@mirtrans-express.com
Website
mirtrans-express.com
Bus from Chisinau to Mangalia
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
mirtrans-express.com
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Mangalia to Varna
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău to Cimișlia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
autogara.md
Bus from Cimișlia to Varna
Ave. Duration
13h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
autogara.md
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Varna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
ALVERS TUR
Phone
022 211 051
Email
info@alverstur.md
Website
alverstur.md
Bus from Chișinău to Iași
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
alverstur.md

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There is no direct flight from Chisinau Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m and has one stopover.

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Chișinău to Varna bus services, operated by Mercado Sud, arrive at Varna station.

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Chișinău to Varna train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Varna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chișinău to Varna is 580 km. It takes approximately 8h 36m to drive from Chișinău to Varna.

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S7 Airlines, Wizz Air, Air Moldova and two other airlines offer flights from Chisinau Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1257+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Chisinau Airport is to bus which takes 18m and costs $1.

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