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There are 4 ways to get from Pleven to Varna by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 44m

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

$9 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus Avtogari  •  6h 41m

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

$15 - $20

Bus Avtoekspres  •  6h 51m

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

$13 - $18

Drive  •  3h 56m

  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 4h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Pleven to Varna is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 3h 56m.

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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 6h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pleven and arriving at Varna. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 44m.

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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 4h 44m and costs $9 - $11.

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The train from Pleven to Varna takes 4h 44m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Pleven to Varna bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, depart from Pleven station.

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Pleven to Varna train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Pleven station.

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The best way to get from Pleven to Varna is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs $9 - $11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $14 - $20 and takes 6h 41m.

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  • Distance: 167.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 44m

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 4h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pleven to Varna via Veliko Tarnovo in around 6h 41m.

Train operators
Bus operators
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Pleven to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Ruse Bus
Phone
+359 82 82 81 51
Email
info@avtogararuse.org
Website
avtogararuse.org
Bus from Pleven to Byala
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
avtogararuse.org
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Byala to Varna
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
autogaravn.com

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Pleven to Varna bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Varna station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pleven to Varna is 298 km. It takes approximately 3h 56m to drive from Pleven to Varna.

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There are 1283+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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