There are 5 ways to get from Pleven to Varna by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Pleven to Varna 2655 / ...

$9 - $11

4 alternative options

Bus Biomet  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Pleven to Veliko Tarnovo
  2. Take the bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Pleven to Razgrad
  2. Take the bus from Razgrad to Varna

$14 - $20

Taxi  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pleven to Varna 186.2 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Pleven to Varna 186.2 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Pleven to Varna is to train which costs $9 - $11 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pleven to Varna is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pleven to Varna. However, there are services departing from Pleven and arriving at Varna via Veliko Tarnovo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pleven and arriving at Varna. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between Pleven and Varna is 268 km. The road distance is 297.9 km.

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The best way to get from Pleven to Varna without a car is to train which takes 4 h 43 min and costs $9 - $11.

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The train from Pleven to Varna takes 4 h 43 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Pleven to Varna bus services, operated by Pleven Bus Station, depart from Pleven station.

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Map of how to get from Pleven to Varna.
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  • Distance: 167.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Pleven, Bulgaria and Varna, Bulgaria?

Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Pleven to Varna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $11 and the journey takes 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pleven to Varna via Veliko Tarnovo and Veliko Tarnovo in around 6 h 12 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Pleven Bus Station
Phone
+359 (0) 64 888 666
Website
avtogara.pleven.bg
Bus from Pleven to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
avtogara.pleven.bg
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
biomet.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Pleven to Razgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Razgrad to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Razgrad to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Razgrad Municipality Bus
Website
razgrad.bg
Bus from Razgrad Municipality to Varna Zob
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
razgrad.bg
Other operators
Taxi from Pleven to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
City Taxi
Phone
+359 64/807 070
Taksi Svetlina
Phone
+359 64/828 989

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