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There are 6 ways to get from Sukhumi to Varna by taxi, bus, car ferry, train, ferry, car or plane

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Taxi, Minibus, bus  •  34 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sukhumi to Zugdidi
  2. Take the Minibus from Zugdidi to Poti
  3. Take the bus from Poti to Hopa
  4. Take the bus from Hopa to Istanbul Otogari
  5. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
  6. Take the bus from Burgas South to Varna

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Bus  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Sukhumi to Rostov-On-Don 565
  2. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Odessa
  3. Take the bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Varna

$82 - $124

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Taxi, Minibus, car ferry  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take a taxi from Sukhumi to Zugdidi
  2. Take the Minibus from Zugdidi to Poti
  3. Take the car ferry from P’ot’i to Varna

Train, Hydrofoil, car ferry, bus  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Sukhumi to Sochi
  2. Take the Hydrofoil from Sochi to Batumi
  3. Take the car ferry from Batumi to Burgas
  4. Take the bus from Burgas South to Varna

$294 - $306

Drive  •  27 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Sukhumi to Varna 1254.2 miles

$200 - $290

Train, fly  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Sukhumi to Adler
  2. Fly from Sochi (AER) to Varna (VAR) AER - VAR

$165 - $587

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The cheapest way to get from Sukhumi to Varna is to bus which costs $80 - $130 and takes 3 days 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Sukhumi to Varna is to train and fly which costs $160 - $600 and takes 16 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sukhumi to Varna. However, there are services departing from Sukhumi and arriving at Varna via Rostov-na-Donu and Odessa, Pryvoz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 4 h.

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The distance between Sukhumi and Varna is 1060 km. The road distance is 2006.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sukhumi to Varna without a car is to taxi and Minibus and bus which takes 34 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 34 h 49 min to get from Sukhumi to Varna, including transfers.

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Sukhumi to Varna bus services, operated by Donbilet, depart from Sukhumi station.

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There is no direct flight from Sochi Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h and has one stopover.

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Sukhumi to Varna bus services, operated by Maximov Tours, arrive at Varna station.

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Varna is 2 h behind Sukhumi. It is currently 11:01 PM in Sukhumi and 9:01 PM in Varna.

Map of how to get from Sukhumi to Varna.
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  • Distance: 662.7 miles
  • Duration: 34 h 49 min

What companies run services between Sukhumi, Georgia and Varna, Bulgaria?

You can take a bus from Sukhumi to Varna via Rostov-na-Donu, Odessa, and Odessa, Pryvoz in around 3 days 4 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sochi to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Sochi to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk, Constanta
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Sochi to Varna via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sochi to Varna via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Sofia
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Sukhumi to Sochi
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Sukhumi to Adler
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Minibus
Bus from Zugdidi to Poti
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Poti to Hopa
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Hopa to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Donbilet
Bus from Sukhumi to Rostov-On-Don
Ave. Duration
17 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
donbilet.ru
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Odessa
Ave. Duration
39 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Maximov Tours
Phone
+380930004636
Email
maxtours1991@gmail.com
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Odessa, Pryvoz to Varna
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Odessa to Varna
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$32 - $36
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Ferry operators
Ferrysped
Car ferry from P’ot’i to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
navbul.com
Express Batumi
Ferry from Sochi to Batumi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$103
Schedules at
morport-sochi.ru
Black Sea Ferry Services
Phone
359 56 871 628
Email
DDrajev@portbulgariawest.com
Website
pbm.bg
Car ferry from Batumi to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 days 11 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$161
Schedules at
pbm.bg
Adult passenger
$161
Personal Car
$518
Motorcycle
$173
Child ticket
$81
Other operators
Taxi from Sukhumi to Zugdidi
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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Yes, the driving distance between Sukhumi to Varna is 2007 km. It takes approximately 27 h 25 min to drive from Sukhumi to Varna.

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Bulgaria Air, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Sochi Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1245+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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