There are 8 ways to get from London to Varna by plane, train, bus, night train, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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 from London Heathrow  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Varna (VAR) LHR - VAR

$126 - $253

Cheapest option

Train to London Luton, fly  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Varna (VAR) LTN - VAR

$54 - $324

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  34 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st. Rex
  5. Take the bus from Bratislava to Varna

$359 - $632

Train, night train, bus  •  45 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien Ice
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Sibiu D
  5. Take the night train from Sibiu to Mangalia
  6. Take the bus from Mangalia to Varna

$440 - $759

Bus and ferry  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Varna

$176

Bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from London to Constanta
  2. Take the bus from Constanta to Varna

$109 - $124

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  30 h 2 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv
  5. Drive from München Ostbahnhof to Varna

$697 - $860

Drive, car ferry  •  29 h 28 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Varna

$393 - $615

What companies run services between London, England and Varna, Bulgaria?

Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and 12 other airlines fly from London to Varna every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Varna via Constanta in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Varna via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Varna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Varna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Varna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from London Heathrow to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Varna via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $210
Premier
$170 - $250
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to Wien
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
14 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$184
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $330
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bratislava to Varna
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
$26 - $35
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Constanta to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Balkan Horn
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$176
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
UBB Turistic
Phone
0040 744 274 274
Email
rezervari@ubbturistic.ro
Website
ubbturistic.ro
Bus from London to Constanta
Ave. Duration
2 days 8 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$74
Schedules at
ubbturistic.ro
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to Varna?

The distance between London and Varna is 2286 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Varna?

The cheapest way to get from London to Varna is to bus which costs £75 - £90 and takes 2 days 11 h.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Varna?

The quickest way to get from London to Varna is to train and fly which takes 6 h 13 min and costs £35 - £240.

Is there a direct bus between London and Varna?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Station and arriving at Varna. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

How long does it take to get from London to Varna?

It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from London to Varna, including transfers.