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There are 9 ways to get from Milan to Varna by plane, bus, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Varna  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Varna (VAR) MXP - VAR

$70 - $270

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Fly Milan Linate to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LIN - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Varna

$53 - $221

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Fly Milan Bergamo to Varna  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Varna (VAR) BGY - VAR

$78 - $355

Bus  •  27 h 30 min

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

$64 - $85

Bus Union Ivkoni, train  •  28 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Varna 2601 / ...

$62 - $82

Train, bus  •  33 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Lambrate to Brescia R4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bresica to Bucureşti
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest to Varna Kathedrale

$101 - $156

Bus FlixBus, train  •  40 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Ploiești 1922
  2. Take the train from Ploiesti Sud to Varna Ir

$115 - $190

Train, night train  •  39 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre Fr
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  4. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG) Ir
  5. Take the train from Ruse to Varna Ir

$212 - $362

Drive  •  18 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Varna 1218.3 miles

$290 - $430

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Varna is to bus and train which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 28 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Varna is to fly which costs 65€ - 310€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Varna. However, there are services departing from Milano and arriving at Varna via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Varna. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Varna via Venezia Mestre, Wien Hbf, Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 44 min.

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The distance between Milan and Varna is 1507 km. The road distance is 1949.2 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 30 min and costs 55€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Milan to Varna, including transfers.

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Milan to Varna bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Milano station.

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Milan to Varna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Varna is to fly which takes 6 h 42 min and costs 60€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 27 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Varna.
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  • Distance: 941.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Varna, Bulgaria?

Bulgaria Air, Austrian Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Milan to Varna 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Varna via Sofia in around 27 h 30 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Rome, Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Milan Linate to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Milan Linate to Bucharest Otopeni via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Milan Linate to Bucharest Otopeni via Catania
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Milan Linate to Bucharest Otopeni via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Lambrate to Brescia
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Ploiesti Sud to Varna
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien HBF
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Union Ivkoni
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Bresica to Bucureşti
Ave. Duration
24 h 3 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
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
$18 - $35
Schedules at
travel4fun.ro
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Ploiești
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Milan to Varna bus services, operated by Biomet, arrive at Varna station.

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Varna is 1 h ahead of Milan. It is currently 10:20 PM in Milan and 11:20 PM in Varna.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Varna is 1949 km. It takes approximately 18 h 52 min to drive from Milan to Varna.

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Air Dolomiti, SunExpress Deutschland, Wizz Air and five other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1245+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs 10€ - 14€.

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