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There are 9 ways to get from Dubrovnik to Varna by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Dubrovnik to Varna  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Varna (VAR) DBV - VAR

$200 - $476

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Bus, train  •  28h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Varna

$57 - $80

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Bus to Podgorica, fly to Varna  •  12h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Sutomore
  2. Fly from Podgorica (TGD) to Varna (VAR) TGD - VAR

$93 - $286

Bus, train to Sarajevo, fly to Varna  •  12h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Capljina Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Čapljina to Sarajevo
  3. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Varna (VAR) SJJ - VAR

$103 - $294

Fly Dubrovnik to Istanbul Ataturk, bus  •  13h 24m

  1. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) DBV - IST
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
  3. Take the bus from Burgas South to Varna

$177 - $412

Bus, train via Herceg Novi  •  25h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi
  2. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Kumanovo
  3. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Sofia
  4. Take the train from Sofia to Varna

$57 - $79

Bus Karat-S  •  29h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Varna Central Bus Station Belgrade - Varna

$89 - $131

Bus  •  35h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Dubrovnik to Gostivar
  2. Take the bus from Gostivar to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Pomorie
  4. Take the bus from Pomorie to Varna

$127 - $175

Drive  •  15h 24m

  1. Drive from Dubrovnik to Varna 781 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Dubrovnik to Varna is to bus and train which costs 370 kn - 550 kn and takes 25h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Dubrovnik to Varna is to fly which costs 1.200 kn - 3.100 kn and takes 7h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dubrovnik to Varna station. However, there are services departing from Dubrovnik and arriving at Varna Central Bus Station via Belgrad Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 20m.

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The distance between Dubrovnik and Varna is 802 km. The road distance is 1249.6 km.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Varna without a car is to bus and train which takes 25h 28m and costs 370 kn - 550 kn.

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It takes approximately 7h 9m to get from Dubrovnik to Varna, including transfers.

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Dubrovnik to Varna bus services, operated by Croatia Bus, depart from Dubrovnik station.

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Varna is to fly which takes 7h 9m and costs 1.200 kn - 3.100 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 550 kn - 850 kn and takes 29h 20m.

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There is no direct flight from Dubrovnik Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Dubrovnik to Varna bus services, operated by Karat-S, arrive at Varna Central Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Dubrovnik to Varna.
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  • Distance: 501.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 9m

What companies run services between Dubrovnik, Croatia and Varna, Bulgaria?

Turkish Airlines flies from Dubrovnik to Varna twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Varna via Belgrad Central Bus Station in around 29h 20m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Podgorica to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Podgorica to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk, Constanta
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul Ataturk via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Podgorica to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Sarajevo to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Podgorica to Varna via Rome, Sofia
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Dubrovnik to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Čapljina to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Website
zfbh.ba
Bus operators
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Dubrovnik to Sutomore
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
bozur.net
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Dubrovnik Zob to Capljina Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
globtour.com
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Varna
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Dubrovnik to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
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Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Herceg Novi to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Dubrovnik to Skopje
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
ms.mk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Kumanovo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Skopje
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Dubrovnik to Gostivar
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Belgrad Central Bus Station to Varna Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
Karat-S
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Gostivar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Pomorie
Ave. Duration
17h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
TRAVEL EKSPRES OOD
Phone
052/733162
Email
travelexpres@mail.bg
Website
travelexpresbg.com
Bus from Pomorie to Varna
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
travelexpresbg.com

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Varna is 1h ahead of Dubrovnik. It is currently 11:38 PM in Dubrovnik and 12:38 AM in Varna.

Yes, the driving distance between Dubrovnik to Varna is 1250 km. It takes approximately 15h 24m to drive from Dubrovnik to Varna.

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Turkish Airlines offers flights from Dubrovnik Airport to Varna Airport.

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

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The best way to get from Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik Airport is to shuttle which takes 29m and costs 45 kn.

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