There are 7 ways to get from Kiev to Varna by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Kiev (KBP) to Varna (VAR) KBP - VAR

$165 - $497

Cheapest option

Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  30 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Chişinău
  2. Take the bus from Chişinău to Cimișlia
  3. Take the bus from Cimișlia to Varna

$32 - $75

5 alternative options

Bus Maximov Tours  •  25 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Odessa Kolontaivska
  2. Take the bus from Odessa Central Bus to Varna Odessa-Varna-Sofia

$44 - $63

Train, bus  •  32 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord Kyiv
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Varna

$75 - $103

Train, bus via Constanta  •  33 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Constanta Ir
  3. Take the bus from Mangalia to Varna

$97 - $142

Train  •  35 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  3. Take the train from Ruse to Varna

$73 - $104

Drive  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kiev to Varna 656.9 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kiev to Varna is to bus which costs 1 200 ₴ - 1 800 ₴ and takes 25 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiev to Varna is to fly which costs 4 500 ₴ - 14 000 ₴ and takes 8 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiev station to Varna. However, there are services departing from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station and arriving at Varna via Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 22 min.

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The distance between Kiev and Varna is 829 km. The road distance is 1051.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 29 min and costs 1 200 ₴ - 1 800 ₴.

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It takes approximately 8 h 16 min to get from Kiev to Varna, including transfers.

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Kiev to Varna train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, arrive at Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Varna is to fly which takes 8 h 16 min and costs 4 500 ₴ - 14 000 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1 200 ₴ - 1 800 ₴ and takes 25 h 29 min, you could also train, which costs 2 000 ₴ - 2 900 ₴ and takes 35 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Kiev to Varna.
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  • Distance: 518 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 16 min

What companies run services between Kiev, Ukraine and Varna, Bulgaria?

Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Kiev to Varna every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kiev to Varna via Demiivska, Kiev Central Bus Station, Odessa Kolontaivska, and Odessa Central Bus in around 25 h 29 min.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Kiev to Varna via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Kiev to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Kiev to Varna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Kiev to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Kiev to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Kiev to Varna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station to Bucharest - Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
26 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Constanta
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Varna
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Chişinău
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
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
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest to Varna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
autogaravn.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

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