There are 5 ways to get from Varna to Batumi by plane, bus, car ferry, ferry 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  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Batumi (BUS) VAR - BUS

$173 - $803

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Burgas South
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Hopa

$50 - $63

3 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Burgas South
  2. Take the car ferry from Burgas to Batumi Burgas

$139 - $279

Bus, ferry  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Odessa, Pryvoz Sofia-Varna-Odessa / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Chernomorsk to Batumi Chernomorsk / ...

$153 - $242

Drive  •  22 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Batumi 1081.6 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varna to Batumi is to bus which costs $45 - $65 and takes 30 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Batumi is to fly which costs $170 - $850 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Varna and Batumi is 1138 km. The road distance is 1730.5 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Varna to Batumi, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varna to Batumi. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Batumi via Burgas South, Istanbul Otogari and Hopa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 13 min.

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The best way to get from Varna to Varna Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Varna to Batumi.
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  • Distance: 711.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

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

Turkish Airlines flies from Varna to Batumi 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Varna to Batumi via Burgas South, Istanbul, Istanbul Otogari, and Hopa in around 30 h 13 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Batumi via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Bus operators
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Varna to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Hopa
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Varna to Odessa, Pryvoz
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Ferry operators
Black Sea Ferry Services
Phone
359 56 871 628
Email
DDrajev@portbulgariawest.com
Website
pbm.bg
Car ferry from Burgas to Batumi
Ave. Duration
2 days 9 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Schedules at
pbm.bg
4 bed cabin
$137
2 bed cabin
$171
Personal Car
$262
Minibus, Van
$489
Motorcycle
$148
Kid ticket
$69
Ukrferry
Phone
+380 (482) 34- 82-96
Email
ukf@ukrferry.com
Website
ukrferry.com
Ferry from Chernomorsk to Batumi
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Schedules at
ukrferry.com
Lux
$270
Suite
$195
Standard
$120
Economy
$125

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