There are 7 ways to get from Varna to Budapest by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Budapest (BUD) VAR - BUD

$115 - $445

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Bus, EuroNight  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Bucharest
  2. Take the EuroNight from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Kelenföld Dacia

$43 - $64

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Bus, train  •  22 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Mangalia
  2. Take the train from Constanta to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir / ...
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti D / ...

$94 - $140

Bus Eurolines HU  •  22 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Budapest Népliget 595

$69 - $121

Bus EAAA  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Burgas South
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Budapest

$54 - $80

Train  •  25 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Sindel - Razpredelitel to Ruse
  2. Take the train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti D / ...

$70 - $104

Drive  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Budapest 686 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Budapest is to bus and EuroNight which costs $40 - $65 and takes 24 h.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Budapest is to fly which costs $110 - $450 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varna to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Varna to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Budapest-Keleti via Sindel - Razpredelitel, Ruse(BG) and Bucuresti Nord Gara A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 33 min.

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The distance between Varna and Budapest is 840 km. The road distance is 1097.5 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Budapest without a car is to bus and train which takes 22 h 24 min and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Varna to Budapest, including transfers.

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Varna to Budapest bus services, operated by Eurolines HU, depart from Varna station.

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Varna to Budapest train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Sindel - Razpredelitel station.

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The best way to get from Varna to Budapest is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs $110 - $450. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $130 and takes 22 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs $70 - $110 and takes 25 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Varna to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 525.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Budapest, Hungary?

Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Varna to Budapest every 4 hours. Alternatively, Eurolines HU operates a bus from Varna to Budapest 3 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 22 h 10 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Constanta to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sindel - Razpredelitel to Ruse
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
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
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Varna to Mangalia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Eurolines HU
Phone
+36 (1) 382-0888
Email
info@volanbusz.hu
Website
eurolines.hu
Bus from Varna to Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
nemzetkozi.volanbusz.hu
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Burgas to Budapest
Ave. Duration
19 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
autogaravn.com

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Varna to Budapest bus services, operated by Eurolines HU, arrive at Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest is 1 h behind Varna. It is currently 9:18 AM in Varna and 8:18 AM in Budapest.

Varna to Budapest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Budapest-Keleti station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Budapest is 1098 km. It takes approximately 12 h 48 min to drive from Varna to Budapest.

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Travel Service, CSA, Condor Flugdienst and five other airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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The nearest airport to Budapest is Budapest (BUD) Airport which is 18.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Bratislava (BTS) (156.4 km) and Vienna (VIE) (197.6 km).

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There are 4593+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $50 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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