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There are 7 ways to get from Sarajevo to Varna by plane, bus, 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  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Varna (VAR) SJJ - VAR

$156 - $759

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Bus, train via Priboj  •  29 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Priboj
  2. Take the train from Priboj to Rakovica 432
  3. Take the train from Rakovica to Niš
  4. Take the train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
  5. Take the bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
  6. Take the train from Sofia to Varna

$45 - $73

5 alternative options

Bus via Skopje  •  20 h

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Novi Pazar
  2. Take the bus from Novi Pazar to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Varna

$49 - $60

Bus, train via Beograd  •  21 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Istočno Sarajevo to Zvornik
  2. Take the bus from Zvornik to Beograd
  3. Take the bus from Belgrade to Pirot
  4. Take the bus from Pirot to Sofia
  5. Take the train from Sofia to Varna

Bus  •  26 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Pljevlja
  2. Take the bus from Prijepolje to Niš
  3. Take the bus from Niš to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Varna

$55 - $73

Bus, train  •  28 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Sarajevo to Skopje
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Varna

$51 - $91

Drive  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Sarajevo to Varna 718.4 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Sarajevo to Varna is to bus and train which costs $45 - $75 and takes 29 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sarajevo to Varna is to fly which costs $150 - $800 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sarajevo to Varna. However, there are services departing from Sarajevo and arriving at Varna via Novi Pazar, Skopje and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h.

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The distance between Sarajevo and Varna is 773 km. The road distance is 1149.5 km.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 20 h and costs $45 - $60.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Sarajevo to Varna, including transfers.

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Sarajevo to Varna bus services, operated by Benko Tours 92, depart from Sarajevo station.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Varna is to fly which takes 4 h 25 min and costs $150 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $60 and takes 20 h.

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There is no direct flight from Sarajevo Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Sarajevo to Varna.
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  • Distance: 483.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Varna, Bulgaria?

Austrian Airlines flies from Sarajevo to Varna 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sarajevo to Varna via Novi Pazar, Skopje, and Sofia in around 20 h.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Railways of Montenegro (ŽPCG)
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Train from Priboj to Rakovica
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
zcg-prevoz.me
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Rakovica to Niš
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Train from Niš to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Bus operators
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Sarajevo to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Bus from Sarajevo to Priboj
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
benkotours92.com
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Novi Pazar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Aurora Tours
Phone
(020) 601 602
Email
auroratoursnp@gmail.com
Website
auroratours.rs
Bus from Novi Pazar to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
auroratours.rs
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Sarajevo to Skopje
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Pirot to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Dimitrovgrad to Sofia
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
matpu.com
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
Drina Trans
Phone
+387 56 260-077
Website
drinatrans.com
Bus from Istočno Sarajevo to Zvornik
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
Bus from Zvornik to Beograd
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
drinatrans.com
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Zvornik to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Blenda Tours
Phone
+(381)(10)346969
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Belgrade to Pirot
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
pks.rs
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Pirot to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Prijepolje to Niš
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Book at
onlinetickets.nis-ekspres.rs
Centrotrans Eurolines
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
$17 - $26
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
avtogari.info

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Varna is 1 h ahead of Sarajevo. It is currently 12:02 AM in Sarajevo and 1:02 AM in Varna.

Yes, the driving distance between Sarajevo to Varna is 1149 km. It takes approximately 13 h 34 min to drive from Sarajevo to Varna.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Sarajevo Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1236+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sarajevo to Sarajevo Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $4 - $6.

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