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

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Bus PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to București

$29

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Bus Orlan S.R.O  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Bucharest

$1

3 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Ruse 9622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A

$11 - $14

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Bucharest 166.9 miles

$26 - $40

Fly  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) VAR - OTP

$59 - $195

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Bucharest is to bus which costs $1 and takes 6 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Bucharest is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Varna and arriving at București. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Varna to Bucharest. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A via Ruse(BG). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Varna and Bucharest is 198 km. The road distance is 267.1 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Bucharest without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $29.

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The bus from Varna to București takes 4 h 45 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Varna to Bucharest bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., depart from Varna station.

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Varna to Bucharest train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Varna station.

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The best way to get from Varna to Bucharest is to bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $29. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $10 - $15 and takes 7 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs $55 - $200 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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  • Distance: 124 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Bucharest, Romania?

PEGASUS GROUP Ltd. operates a bus from Varna to Bucharest twice daily. Tickets cost $29 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Varna to Bucharest via Ruse and Ruse(BG) in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni via Constanta, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Varna to Ruse
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Varna to București
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Orlan S.R.O
Phone
+420/ 222 314 182
Email
office@orlan.cz
Website
orlan.cz
Bus from Varna to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
orlan.cz

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Varna to Bucharest bus services, operated by PEGASUS GROUP Ltd., arrive at București station.

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Varna to Bucharest train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Bucharest is 267 km. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Varna to Bucharest.

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Bulgaria Air, Tarom, Austrian Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Bucharest Otopeni Airport.

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There are 1902+ hotels available in Bucharest. Prices start at $36 USD per night.

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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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