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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Varna (VAR) AMS - VAR

$119 - $316

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Ploieşti
  2. Take the train from Ploiesti Sud to Varna Ir

$13 - $18

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  34 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  3. Take the bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava 901
  4. Take the bus from Bratislava to Varna

$326 - $481

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  40 h

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

$95 - $160

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  41 h 55 min

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

$119 - $166

Train, night train  •  40 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  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

$327 - $488

Drive, train  •  26 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Varna

$381 - $565

Drive  •  25 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Varna 1555 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Varna is to bus and train which costs 11€ - 16€ and takes 2 days 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Varna is to fly which costs 100€ - 280€ and takes 7 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Varna. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Varna via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Varna. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Varna via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Wien Hbf, Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 20 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Varna is 1986 km. The road distance is 2488 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Varna without a car is to train and bus which takes 34 h 15 min and costs 280€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Amsterdam to Varna, including transfers.

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

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Amsterdam to Varna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Varna is to fly which takes 7 h 6 min and costs 100€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 40 h.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Varna.
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  • Distance: 1241.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Varna, Bulgaria?

Austrian Airlines, Bulgaria Air and 10 other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Varna every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Varna via Sofia in around 40 h.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Varna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Varna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Varna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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
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
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
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
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
Union Ivkoni
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
36 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$280 - $360
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
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
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Amsterdam to Sofia
Ave. Duration
34 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Transmarian
Website
transmarian.ro
Bus from Amsterdam to Ploieşti
Ave. Duration
2 days 1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
transmarian.ro

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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Varna is 1 h ahead of Amsterdam. It is currently 8:21 PM in Amsterdam and 9:21 PM in Varna.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Varna is 2488 km. It takes approximately 25 h 9 min to drive from Amsterdam to Varna.

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Luxair, Wizz Air, Lufthansa and six other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol 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 Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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