There are 7 ways to get from Ljubljana to Varna by plane, shuttle, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly from Ljubljana  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Varna (VAR) LJU - VAR

$162 - $337

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Bus  •  23 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana Gas Station Barie to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Varna

$8 - $10

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Shuttle to Zagreb, fly  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Ljubljana to Zagreb Airport
  2. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Varna (VAR) ZAG - VAR

$165 - $474

Bus, train  •  21 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Varna 2601 / ...

$128 - $159

Bus, night bus  •  28 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari 1922
  2. Take the night bus from Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari to Varna 1940

$91 - $150

Train  •  34 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Ljubljana to Zagreb Glavni Kolod. Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ic
  4. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  5. Take the train from Ruse to Varna

$75 - $121

Drive  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Ljubljana to Varna 909.3 miles

$180 - $270

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No, there is no direct bus from Ljubljana station to Varna. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana Gas Station Barie and arriving at Varna via Burgas South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Varna. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Varna via Zagreb, Budapest-Keleti, Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 43 min.

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The distance between Ljubljana and Varna is 1105 km. The road distance is 1454.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Varna without a car is to bus and train which takes 21 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Ljubljana to Varna, including transfers.

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Ljubljana to Varna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ljubljana station.

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Ljubljana to Varna train services, operated by Slovenian Railways (SŽ), depart from Ljubljana station.

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The best way to get from Ljubljana to Varna is to fly which takes 7 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 23 h 37 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 34 h 43 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ljubljana Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Ljubljana to Varna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Varna station.

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Map of how to get from Ljubljana to Varna.
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  • Distance: 690.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Varna, Bulgaria?

Turkish Airlines, Adria Airways and five other airlines fly from Ljubljana to Varna 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ljubljana to Varna via Burgas and Burgas South in around 23 h 37 min.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Zagreb to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Varna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Zagreb to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Zagreb to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Ljubljana to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Ljubljana to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Ljubljana Gas Station Barie to Burgas
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
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 Ljubljana to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
21 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
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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Varna is 1 h ahead of Ljubljana. It is currently 2:02 AM in Ljubljana and 3:02 AM in Varna.

Ljubljana to Varna train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Varna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ljubljana to Varna is 1455 km. It takes approximately 14 h 19 min to drive from Ljubljana to Varna.

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Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air, Condor Flugdienst and four other airlines offer flights from Ljubljana Airport to Varna Airport.

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Book your Ljubljana 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 Ljubljana to Ljubljana Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs .

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