There are 5 ways to get from Sofia to Varna by plane, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Fly, taxi  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Varna (VAR) SOF - VAR
  2. Take a taxi from Varna to Varna

$22 - $115

Cheapest option

Train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Varna 2613 / ...

$14 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus Biomet  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Varna

$17 - $25

Bus Burgas Bus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
  2. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Varna

$25 - $40

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Varna 328.1 miles

$50 - $80

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

Biomet operates a bus from Sofia to Varna hourly. Tickets cost $21 and the journey takes 6 h. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Sofia to Varna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $16 and the journey takes 7 h 37 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)
Bus operators
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21
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
$17 - $24
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
$18 - $26
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Varna
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Stara Zagora to Varna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Other operators
Taxi from Varna to Varna
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Varna Taxi
Phone
+359 88 466 6660

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sofia to Varna?

The distance between Sofia and Varna is 378 km. The road distance is 525 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sofia to Varna?

The cheapest way to get from Sofia to Varna is to train which costs $14 - $16 and takes 7 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Sofia to Varna?

The quickest way to get from Sofia to Varna is to fly and taxi which takes 2 h 34 min and costs $21 - $120.

Is there a direct train between Sofia and Varna?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sofia and arriving at Varna. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 37 min.

Is there a direct bus between Sofia and Varna?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Varna. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

How long does it take to get from Sofia to Varna?

It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Sofia to Varna, including transfers.