There are 5 ways to get from Varna to Belgrade by plane, bus, 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  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Belgrade (BEG) VAR - BEG

$116 - $348

Cheapest option

Train  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad 491
  3. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
  4. Take the train from Niš to Belgrade

$36 - $85

3 alternative options

Bus  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Niš
  3. Take the bus from Niš to Belgrade

$39 - $64

Bus, train  •  15 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad 491
  3. Take the bus from Dimitrovgrad to Belgrade

Drive  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Belgrade 578.4 miles

$100 - $150

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Belgrade, Serbia?

Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Varna to Belgrade 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Varna to Belgrade via Sofia and Niš in around 14 h 36 min.

Airlines
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Varna to Belgrade via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from Varna to Belgrade via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Varna to Belgrade via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Varna to Belgrade via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Belgrade via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Belgrade via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Belgrade via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Varna to Belgrade via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Train operators
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$2 - $3
1st Class Ticket
$3 - $6
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$3 - $5
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $9
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $55
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Bus operators
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
matpu.com
Nis Ekspres
Phone
+381 18 255 177
Email
marketing@nis-ekspres.rs
Website
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Sofia to Niš
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
Bus from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
nis-ekspres.rs
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Niš to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
bstours.rs
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Varna to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Blenda Tours
Phone
+(381)(10)346969
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Dimitrovgrad to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
pks.rs

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Varna and Belgrade is 621 km. The road distance is 925 km.

The cheapest way to get from Varna to Belgrade is to bus which costs $35 - $65 and takes 14 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Varna to Belgrade is to fly which takes 5 h 26 min and costs $110 - $350.

No, there is no direct train from Varna to Belgrade. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Belgrade via Sofia, Dimitrovgrad and Niš. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 25 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Varna to Belgrade. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Belgrade via Sofia and Niš. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Varna to Belgrade, including transfers.