There are 3 ways to get from Bucharest to Varna by bus, 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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Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Varna

$12 - $29

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  2. Take the train from Ruse to Varna 9621 / ...

$11 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Varna 167.2 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Varna is to train which costs $10 - $15 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Varna is to drive which takes 3 h 28 min and costs $26 - $40.

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The distance between Bucharest and Varna is 198 km. The road distance is 268 km.

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The bus from Bucharest to Varna takes 4 h 45 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest and arriving at Varna. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Varna. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Varna via Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Varna, Bulgaria?

Avtoekspres operates a bus from Bucharest to Varna twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min. Travel4Fun also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Varna via Ruse(BG) and Ruse in around 7 h 40 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Varna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $29
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
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
$19 - $35
Schedules at
travel4fun.ro

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