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There are 9 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.

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Fly London Heathrow to Varna  •  7 h 34 min

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

$124 - $251

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Bus Maxibus Travel  •  36 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Bucharest
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest to Varna Kathedrale

$18 - $35

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Train to London Luton, fly to Varna  •  6 h 18 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

$56 - $314

Fly London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) LHR - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Varna

$126 - $486

Train, night train  •  42 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  4. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D / ...
  5. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG) Ir
  6. Take the train from Ruse to Varna Ir

$438 - $771

Bus and ferry  •  2 days 0 h

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

$165

Bus UBB Turistic  •  2 days 11 h

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

$99 - $114

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  30 h 57 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 Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  7. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Varna

$656 - $872

Drive, car ferry  •  28 h 43 min

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

$391 - $610

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The cheapest way to get from London to Varna is to bus which costs £14 - £27 and takes 36 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Varna is to train and fly which costs £40 - £250 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from London to Varna. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Varna via Paris Est, Stuttgart Hbf, Budapest-Keleti, Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 32 min.

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The distance between London and Varna is 1429 miles.

The best way to get from London to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 36 h 5 min and costs £14 - £27.

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It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from London to Varna, including transfers.

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London to Varna bus services, operated by Maxibus Travel, depart from London Victoria station.

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London to Varna train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Varna is to fly which takes 7 h 34 min and costs £95 - £200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £27 and takes 36 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Varna.
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  • Distance: 1429 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 34 min

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

Bulgaria Air, British Airways and nine other airlines fly from London to Varna 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Varna via Bucharest in around 36 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Varna via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Varna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Varna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Varna via Paris CDG, Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from London Heathrow to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from London Luton to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
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 Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Gara de Nord
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Varna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from London Victoria to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
30 h
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
Balkan Horn
Phone
+44 74 71405777
Email
office@balkanhorn.com
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus and ferry from London Victoria Station to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$165
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
$69
Schedules at
ubbturistic.ro
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Constanta to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Ferry operators

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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London to Varna bus services, operated by Travel4Fun, arrive at Varna Kathedrale station.

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Varna is 2 h ahead of London. It is currently 10:13 PM in London and 12:13 AM in Varna.

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

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Eurowings, Austrian Airlines, Wizz Air and four other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1236+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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