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There are 8 ways to get from Chișinău to Varna by bus, night train, train, 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

$100 - $121

Cheapest option

Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  16 h 9 min

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

$23 - $56

6 alternative options

Night train, train  •  23 h 6 min

  1. Take the night train from Chisinau to Focsani
  2. Take the train from Focsani to Varna Ir

$32 - $46

Train  •  23 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Ungheni
  2. Take the train from Iasi to Pascani R / ...
  3. Take the train from Pascani to Varna Ir

$33 - $50

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Chișinău to Varna 362.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Chisinau to Varna  •  7 h 18 min

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

$142 - $554

Fly Chisinau to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  7 h 38 min

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

$79 - $139

Bus to Iasi, fly to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Chișinău to Iași
  2. Fly from Iasi (IAS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) IAS - OTP
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Varna

$66 - $172

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chișinău to Varna is to night train and train which costs $30 - $50 and takes 23 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chișinău to Varna is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 7 h 18 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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No, there is no direct train from Chișinău to Varna. However, there are services departing from Chisinau and arriving at Varna via Focsani. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 6 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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Chișinău to Varna train services, operated by Moldovan Railways (CFM), 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 train, which costs $30 - $55 and takes 23 h 11 min, you could also fly, which costs $140 - $600 and takes 7 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Chișinău to Varna.
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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, you can take a train from Chișinău to Varna via Ungheni, Iasi, and Pascani in around 23 h 11 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Chisinau to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Iasi to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $210
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Chisinau to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Chisinau to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk, Constanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Chisinau to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Iasi to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Chisinau to Varna via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Chisinau to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Train operators
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Night train from Chisinau to Focsani
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Ungheni
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
railway.md
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Focsani to Varna
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Iasi to Pascani
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Pascani to Varna
Ave. Duration
15 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
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 3 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 - $6
Schedules at
autogara.md
Bus from Cimișlia to Varna
Ave. Duration
13 h 34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $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
$29
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
ALVERS TUR
Phone
022 211 051
Email
info@alverstur.md
Website
alverstur.md
Bus from Chișinău to Iași
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
alverstur.md

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There is no direct flight from Chisinau Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 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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Chișinău to Varna train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Varna station.

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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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S7 Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Air Moldova and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Chisinau 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 Chișinău to Chisinau Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs $1.

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