There are 10 ways to get from Split to Varna by plane, bus, train, night 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 Split to Varna  •  8 h

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

$235 - $1,207

Cheapest option

Bus via Zagreb  •  23 h 39 min

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

$78 - $117

8 alternative options

Fly Split to Burgas, bus  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Burgas (BOJ) SPU - BOJ
  2. Take the bus from Sarafovo to Varna

$130 - $563

Bus to Sarajevo, fly to Varna  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Sarajevo
  2. Fly from Sarajevo (SJJ) to Varna (VAR) SJJ - VAR

$85 - $279

Fly Split to Bucharest Otopeni, bus  •  12 h 55 min

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

$137 - $388

Bus  •  24 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Split to Herceg Novi
  2. Take the bus from Herceg Novi to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Sofia
  4. Take the bus from Sofia - Central Bus Station to Varna

$87 - $108

Bus #2  •  24 h 32 min

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

$142 - $201

Bus, train  •  32 h 37 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

$103 - $115

Train, night train  •  35 h 49 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 Videle
  4. Take the night train from Videle to Ruse
  5. Take the train from Ruse to Varna

$89 - $142

Drive  •  16 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Split to Varna 933.8 miles

$180 - $270

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

Eurowings, Croatia Airlines and four other airlines fly from Split to Varna twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Split to Varna via Zagreb, Autobusni kolodvor, Sofia Serdika, Serdika, Central Station, and Sofia in around 23 h 39 min.

Airlines
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 Sarajevo to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Split to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Split to Burgas via Katowice
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Split to Burgas via London Luton
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Sarajevo to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Split to Burgas via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Split to Burgas via Oslo
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Split to Burgas via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sarajevo to Varna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Split to Varna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Split to Varna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Split to Varna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Split to Burgas via Prague
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Split to Burgas via Munich, Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
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
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
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
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Split to Bucharest Otopeni via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Videle to Ruse
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
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
$28 - $45
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $60
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
M-Bus
Phone
056 844 966
Website
mbus-bg.com
Bus from Sarafovo to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mbus-bg.com
Promet Makarska
Website
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Split to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
promet-makarska.hr
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
promet-makarska.hr
Promet Sinj
Phone
+385 (0) 21 821 566
Email
prometsinjdoo@gmail.com
Website
promet-sinj.hr
Bus from Split to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
promet-sinj.hr
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Varna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Autoherc
Website
autoherc.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
autoherc.getbybus.com
Book at
autoherc.getbybus.com
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 - $55
Schedules at
atvo.it
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
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
$16 - $19
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 Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
ms.mk
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Skopje to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
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
$13 - $20
Schedules at
matpu.com
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
$19 - $28
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
$21 - $35
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
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
$100 - $140
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Hafet Tours
Phone
+389 44 371 066
Email
hafet-tours@hotmail.com
Website
hafet.getbybus.com
Bus from Split to Skopje
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
hafet.getbybus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Split to Varna?

The distance between Split and Varna is 928 km. The road distance is 1494 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Split to Varna is to bus which costs 460 kn - 700 kn and takes 23 h 39 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Split to Varna is to fly which takes 8 h and costs 1.400 kn - 7.500 kn.

Is there a direct train between Split and Varna?

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, Videle and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 49 min.

Is there a direct bus between Split and Varna?

No, there is no direct bus from Split to Varna. However, there are services departing from Split and arriving at Varna via Herceg Novi, Skopje and Sofia - Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 22 min.

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

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