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

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

Bus Biomet  •  10 h

$30 - $35

Cheapest option

Train  •  14 h 49 min

  1. 491

$19 - $30

5 alternative options

Bus ETAP Group  •  10 h 17 min

$28 - $42

Bus, train  •  11 h 33 min

  1. 2601 / ...

$24 - $31

Bus, train via Varna  •  11 h 41 min

  1. 2613 / ...

$24 - $31

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. 431.1 miles

$75 - $120

Bus, fly  •  6 h 51 min

  1. SOF - VAR

$33 - $132

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

You can take a bus from Niš to Varna via Sofia in around 10 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Niš to Varna via Dimitrovgrad and Sofia in around 14 h 49 min.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Palilulska pijaca to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
5 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
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $6
Bus operators
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h
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
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
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
$20
Schedules at
biomet.bg
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Varna
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Niš and Varna is 487 km. The road distance is 690 km.

The cheapest way to get from Niš to Varna is to train which costs RSD 1900 - RSD 3100 and takes 14 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Niš to Varna is to bus and fly which takes 6 h 51 min and costs RSD 3300 - RSD 14000.

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 14 h 49 min.

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

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