There are 5 ways to get from Chișinău to Varna by bus, car or plane

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Bus S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Chisinau to Mangalia
  2. Take the bus from Mangalia to Varna

$102 - $123

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Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Chişinău to Cimișlia
  2. Take the bus from Cimișlia to Varna

$24 - $56

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Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Chișinău to Varna 362.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Varna  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Chisinau (KIV) to Varna (VAR) KIV - VAR

$142 - $554

Fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Chisinau (KIV) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) KIV - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Varna

$80 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Chișinău to Varna is to bus which costs $24 - $60 and takes 16 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chișinău to Varna is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chișinău to Varna. However, there are services departing from Chisinau and arriving at Varna via Mangalia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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The distance between Chișinău and Varna is 428 km. The road distance is 580 km.

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 55 min and costs $100 - $130.

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It takes approximately 11 h 55 min to get from Chișinău to Varna, including transfers.

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Chișinău to Varna bus services, operated by S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L, depart from Chisinau station.

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Varna is to bus which takes 11 h 55 min and costs $100 - $130. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $140 - $600 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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There is no direct flight from Chisinau Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Chișinău to Varna bus services, operated by Mercado Sud, arrive at Varna station.

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  • Distance: 267.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 55 min

What companies run services between Chișinău, Moldova and Varna, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Chișinău to Varna via Mangalia in around 11 h 55 min. Alternatively, Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chișinău to Varna 4 times a day.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Chisinau to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Chisinau to Varna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Chisinau to Varna via Istanbul, Constanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Chisinau to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Chisinau to Varna via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Chisinau to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Bus operators
S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L
Phone
+40 743 420 420
Email
rezervari@mirtrans-express.com
Website
mirtrans-express.com
Bus from Chisinau to Mangalia
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
mirtrans-express.com
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Mangalia to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău to Cimișlia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
autogara.md
Bus from Cimișlia to Varna
Ave. Duration
13 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
autogara.md
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
$30
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Chișinău to Varna is 580 km. It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to drive from Chișinău to Varna.

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Air Moldova, Austrian Airlines, S7 Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Chisinau Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1481+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Chisinau Airport is to shuttle which takes 21 min and costs $1.

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