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There are 4 ways to get from Varna to Athens by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Athens (ATH) VAR - ATH

$108 - $293

Cheapest option

Bus Valeross  •  32 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Sliven
  2. Take the bus from Sliven to Athens

$56 - $93

2 alternative options

Bus Arda Tur  •  22 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Athens

$65 - $90

Drive  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Athens 763.3 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Athens is to bus which costs $55 - $95 and takes 32 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Athens is to fly which costs $100 - $300 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Varna and arriving at Athens. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 h 45 min.

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The distance between Varna and Athens is 682 km. The road distance is 1221.2 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Athens without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 45 min and costs $65 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Varna to Athens, including transfers.

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Varna to Athens bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Varna station.

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The best way to get from Varna to Athens is to fly which takes 4 h 32 min and costs $100 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $90 and takes 22 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Athens Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Varna to Athens bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Athens station.

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  • Distance: 426 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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

Turkish Airlines, Bulgaria Air and 11 other airlines fly from Varna to Athens 4 times a day. Alternatively, Arda Tur operates a bus from Varna to Athens once daily. Tickets cost $67 and the journey takes 22 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Varna to Athens via Constanta, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Athens via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Varna to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $900
Cobaltair
Website
cobalt.aero
Flights from Varna to Athens via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Varna to Athens via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Bus operators
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Varna to Athens
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Varna to Athens
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$105 - $115
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Varna to Athens
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$87
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Sliven
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Varna to Sliven
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 Varna to Sliven
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
Valeross
Phone
046/ 66 13 21
Email
valeross_holiday@abv.bg
Website
valeross.com
Bus from Sliven to Athens
Ave. Duration
27 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
valeross.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Athens is 1221 km. It takes approximately 13 h 7 min to drive from Varna to Athens.

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Edelweiss Air, Swiss, Wizz Air and six other airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Athens Airport.

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