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

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Fly  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Varna (VAR) BRU - VAR

$148 - $480

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Bus Maxibus Travel  •  31h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North Station to Bucharest
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Varna Kathedrale

$18 - $35

5 alternative options

Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  41h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels Crainhem to Bucharest
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Varna Kathedrale

$95 - $147

Train, bus  •  46h 57m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Luxembourg Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg Kirchberg to Varna Central Bus Station Luxembourg - Varna

$135 - $194

Train, night train  •  39h 45m

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  5. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG) Ir
  6. Take the train from Ruse to Varna Ir

$323 - $503

Drive, train  •  26h 3m

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

$368 - $550

Drive  •  24h 45m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Varna 1528.5 miles

$310 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Varna is to bus which costs 16€ - 30€ and takes 31h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Varna is to fly which costs 120€ - 420€ and takes 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Varna. However, there are services departing from Brussels-North Station and arriving at Varna Kathedrale via Bucharest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Varna. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Varna via Köln Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Wien Hbf, Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 45m.

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The distance between Brussels and Varna is 1966 km. The road distance is 2445.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 31h 20m and costs 16€ - 30€.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Brussels to Varna, including transfers.

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Brussels to Varna bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, arrive at Brussels-North Station.

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Brussels to Varna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Varna is to fly which takes 5h 10m and costs 120€ - 420€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 30€ and takes 31h 20m.

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  • Distance: 1228.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 10m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Varna, Bulgaria?

Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air and two other airlines fly from Brussels to Varna twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Varna via Bucharest in around 31h 20m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Varna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Brussels to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
belgiantrain.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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 Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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
19h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Brussels-North Station to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
Travel4Fun
Phone
0756 98 98 98
Email
office@travel4fun.ro
Website
travel4fun.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Varna Kathedrale
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
travel4fun.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Brussels Crainhem to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
34h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Luxembourg Kirchberg to Varna Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
Karat-S

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Varna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 50m.

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Brussels to Varna bus services, operated by Travel4Fun, arrive at Varna Kathedrale station.

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Varna is 1h ahead of Brussels. It is currently 7:11 AM in Brussels and 8:11 AM in Varna.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Varna is 2446 km. It takes approximately 24h 45m to drive from Brussels to Varna.

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Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Brussels 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 Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs 4€ - 18€.

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