There are 5 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Varna by bus, car or plane

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

Bus EAAA  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Varna

$35 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus Sliven Municipality Bus  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Sliven Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sliven to Varna

$10 - $18

3 alternative options

Drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Varna 473.5 miles

$110 - $170

Fly from Thessaloniki  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Varna (VAR) SKG - VAR

$69 - $286

Bus to Sofia, fly  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Varna (VAR) SOF - VAR

$36 - $136

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thessaloniki to Varna is to bus which costs 9€ - 16€ and takes 13 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thessaloniki to Varna is to fly which takes 7 h 2 min and costs 60€ - 250€.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Varna is 502 km. The road distance is 758 km.

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The bus from Thessaloniki to Varna takes 13 h 15 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Varna. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Varna, Bulgaria?

EAAA operates a bus from Thessaloniki to Varna twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 13 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Turkish Airlines, Travel Service and seven other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Varna 3 times a day.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Varna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Thessaloniki to Varna via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Varna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Varna via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Thessaloniki to Varna via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Varna via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Bus operators
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki to Varna
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Varna
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Varna
Ave. Duration
14 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $69
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Sliven Municipality Bus
Website
sliven.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sliven Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
sliven.bg
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Sliven to Varna
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sliven to Varna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Sliven to Varna
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com

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