There are 9 ways to get from Split to Varna by plane, ferry, 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 Split to Varna  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Varna (VAR) SPU - VAR

$235 - $1,207

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Bus, train via Zagreb  •  25 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Varna

$70 - $104

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Ferry to Dubrovnik, fly to Varna  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the ferry from Split to Dubrovnik
  2. Fly from Dubrovnik (DBV) to Varna (VAR) DBV - VAR

$210 - $495

Fly Split to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) SPU - OTP
  2. Take the bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Varna

$152 - $382

Bus via Zagreb  •  25 h

  1. Take the bus from Split to Zagreb
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia to Varna

$131 - $186

Bus  •  28 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Herceg Novi
  2. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Kumanovo
  3. Take the bus from Kumanovo to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia to Varna

$71 - $100

Bus Hafet Tours, train  •  31 h 47 min

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

$89 - $107

Train  •  38 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Split to Zagreb
  2. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ic
  4. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ruse(BG)
  5. Take the train from Ruse to Varna

$87 - $137

Drive  •  16 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Split to Varna 933.8 miles

$180 - $270

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No, there is no direct bus from Split to Varna. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Varna via Zagreb and Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Split to Varna. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Varna via Zagreb, Budapest-Keleti, Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 45 min.

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The distance between Split and Varna is 928 km. The road distance is 1494.1 km.

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The best way to get from Split to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 25 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 25 min to get from Split to Varna, including transfers.

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Split to Varna bus services, operated by Promet Makarska, depart from Split station.

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Split to Varna train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Split station.

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The best way to get from Split to Varna is to fly which takes 8 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 38 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Split Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 579.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 25 min

What companies run services between Split, Croatia and Varna, Bulgaria?

Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Split to Varna every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Split to Varna via Zagreb and Sofia in around 25 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Split to Varna via Zagreb, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Split to Varna via Athens, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Dubrovnik to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Dubrovnik to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk, Constanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Dubrovnik to Varna via Zagreb, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Split to Varna via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,800
Flights from Dubrovnik to Varna via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Split to Varna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Split to Varna via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Split to Varna via Rome, Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Germania
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Split to Varna via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Split to Varna via Zagreb, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Split to Varna via Munich, Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,600
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $60
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$30 - $45
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Varna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Promet Makarska
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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autoherc.getbybus.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Zagreb to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
georg-bg.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
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
Royal Travel Cetinje
Phone
+382 69 294 654
Email
royaltravelcetinje@gmail.com
Website
royaltravelcetinje.me
Bus from Split to Herceg Novi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
royaltravelcetinje.me
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Herceg Novi to Kumanovo
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ms.mk
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Kumanovo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com
Ferry operators

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Varna is 1 h ahead of Split. It is currently 5:45 PM in Split and 6:45 PM in Varna.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Split to Varna is 1494 km. It takes approximately 16 h 34 min to drive from Split to Varna.

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Austrian Airlines, Alitalia, Germania and seven other airlines offer flights from Split Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1300+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Split to Split Airport is to line 37 bus which takes 40 min and costs .

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