There are 8 ways to get from Milan to Varna by plane, bus, train, 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 Milan Malpensa  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Varna (VAR) MXP - VAR

$70 - $270

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Fly from Milan Bergamo  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Varna (VAR) BGY - VAR

$78 - $352

Bus  •  28 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Varna

$150 - $183

Bus Yubim, train  •  29 h 59 min

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

$148 - $180

Bus, night bus  •  37 h 54 min

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

$118 - $209

Bus Eurolines IT, train  •  42 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Shumen
  2. Take the train from Shumen to Varna 2655 / ...

$115 - $157

Train, night train, EuroNight  •  40 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Padova Fr
  2. Take the night train from Padova to Wien Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the EuroNight from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Gara de Nord
  4. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  5. Take the train from Ruse to Varna

$131 - $211

Drive  •  18 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Varna 1218.3 miles

$290 - $430

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Varna. However, there are services departing from Milano and arriving at Varna via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Varna. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Varna via Padova, Wien Hauptbahnhof, Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 26 min.

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The distance between Milan and Varna is 1507 km. The road distance is 1949.2 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Milan to Varna, including transfers.

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Milan to Varna bus services, operated by Yubim, depart from Milano station.

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Milan to Varna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Varna is to fly which takes 6 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 28 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Milan to Varna bus services, operated by Biomet, arrive at Varna station.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Varna.
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  • Distance: 941.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Varna, Bulgaria?

Bulgaria Air, Austrian Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Milan to Varna every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Milan to Varna via Sofia in around 28 h 30 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Rome, Sofia
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Varna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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 Shumen to Varna
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Padova to Wien Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
nightjet.com
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
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Milano to Sofia
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
biomet.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 Milan, Milan to Bucharest, Bucharest Autogara Militari
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
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 Milan. It is currently 12:27 PM in Milan and 1:27 PM in Varna.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Varna is 1949 km. It takes approximately 18 h 52 min to drive from Milan to Varna.

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Wizz Air, Luxair, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Varna Airport.

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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 Milan to Milan Malpensa Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs .

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