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There are 7 ways to get from Niš to Varna by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus ETAP Group  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Varna

$27 - $40

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Train  •  15h 6m

  1. Take the train from Palilulska pijaca to Dimitrovgrad
  2. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Varna

$17 - $28

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Varna 2611 / ...

$23 - $29

Bus, train via Varna  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Varna 2613 / ...

$23 - $29

Bus Karat-S  •  14h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Aleksinac Central Bus Station to Varna Central Bus Station Belgrade - Varna

$56 - $81

Drive  •  7h 15m

  1. Drive from Niš to Varna 431.1 miles

$75 - $120

Bus, fly  •  6h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Varna (VAR) SOF - VAR

$54 - $156

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The cheapest way to get from Niš to Varna is to train which costs RSD 1700 - RSD 3000 and takes 15h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Niš to Varna is to bus and fly which costs RSD 5500 - RSD 17000 and takes 6h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Niš to Varna. However, there are services departing from Niš and arriving at Varna via Sofia - Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Niš to Varna. However, there are services departing from Palilulska pijaca and arriving at Varna via Dimitrovgrad and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 6m.

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The distance between Niš and Varna is 487 km. The road distance is 689.7 km.

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The best way to get from Niš to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 10h 25m and costs RSD 2700 - RSD 4200.

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It takes approximately 10h 25m to get from Niš to Varna, including transfers.

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Niš to Varna bus services, operated by Matpu, depart from Niš station.

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Niš to Varna train services, operated by Serbian Railways, depart from Palilulska pijaca station.

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The best way to get from Niš to Varna is to bus which takes 10h 25m and costs RSD 2700 - RSD 4200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RSD 1700 - RSD 3000 and takes 15h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Niš to Varna.
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  • Distance: 304.3 miles
  • Duration: 10h 25m

What companies run services between Niš, Serbia and Varna, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Niš to Varna via Sofia and Sofia - Central Bus Station in around 10h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Niš to Varna via Dimitrovgrad and Sofia in around 15h 6m.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Palilulska pijaca to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$1 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Varna
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Aleksinac Central Bus Station to Varna Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Karat-S

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Niš to Varna bus services, operated by ETAP Group, arrive at Varna station.

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Varna is 1h ahead of Niš. It is currently 9:32 PM in Niš and 10:32 PM in Varna.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Niš to Varna is 690 km. It takes approximately 7h 15m to drive from Niš to Varna.

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Bulgaria Air offers flights from Sofia Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1257+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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