There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Varna by plane, train, bus, night bus, night 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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Fly from Frankfurt  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Varna (VAR) FRA - VAR

$108 - $260

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Bus  •  34 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Bucharest
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Varna Kathedrale

$91 - $134

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Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Varna (VAR) CGN - VAR

$148 - $370

Train, bus  •  29 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
  3. Take the bus from Bratislava to Varna

$241 - $354

Bus, night bus  •  36 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1925 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Varna 1940

$126 - $208

Train, EuroNight, bus  •  32 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  2. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara de Nord
  3. Take the bus from Bucharest to Varna Kathedrale

$181 - $279

Drive  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Varna 1284.8 miles

$270 - $390

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Varna. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Varna Kathedrale via Bucharest. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 31 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Varna is 1649 km. The road distance is 2055.7 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Varna without a car is to train and bus which takes 29 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Varna, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Varna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Varna is to fly which takes 4 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 34 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Varna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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Frankfurt am Main to Varna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Varna station.

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Varna is 1 h ahead of Frankfurt am Main. It is currently 4:55 PM in Frankfurt am Main and 5:55 PM in Varna.

Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Varna is 2056 km. It takes approximately 21 h 15 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Varna.

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  • Distance: 1030.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Varna, Bulgaria?

Condor Flugdienst, SunExpress Deutschland and four other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Varna 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Varna via Bucharest in around 34 h 31 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Varna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Omega Group
Phone
+359 878 155 116
Email
omega_group@abv.bg
Website
omega-group84.com
Bus from Bratislava to Varna
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
omega-group84.com
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Frankfurt to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
28 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Frankfurt to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
21 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
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
$18 - $35
Schedules at
travel4fun.ro
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Varna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Condor Flugdienst, SunExpress Deutschland, Luxair and three other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Varna Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Varna bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1300+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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