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There are 4 ways to get from Bucharest to Varna by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h

  1. Take the bus from București to Varna

$29

Cheapest option

Train Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)  •  7h 35m

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

$11 - $15

2 alternative options

Train  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Varna Ir

$11 - $15

Drive  •  3h 28m

  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 $11 - $15 and takes 8h 50m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from București and arriving at Varna. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Varna. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8h 50m.

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The distance between Bucharest and Varna is 198 km. The road distance is 267.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 4h and costs $29.

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The bus from București to Varna takes 4h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Bucharest to Varna bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., depart from București station.

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Bucharest to Varna train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Varna is to bus which takes 4h and costs $29. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $10 - $15 and takes 7h 35m.

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  • Distance: 124 miles
  • Duration: 4h

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

PEGASUS GROUP Ltd. operates a bus from Bucharest to Varna twice daily. Tickets cost $29 and the journey takes 4h. Travel4Fun also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Varna via Ruse in around 7h 35m.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Varna
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from București to Varna
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
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
$19 - $35
Schedules at
travel4fun.ro

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Bucharest to Varna bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., arrive at Varna station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Varna is 268 km. It takes approximately 3h 28m to drive from Bucharest to Varna.

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There are 1276+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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