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There are 8 ways to get from Varna to Croatia by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Zagreb  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Zagreb (ZAG) VAR - ZAG

891 kn - 1.355 kn

Cheapest option

Train  •  28h 2m

  1. Take the train from Varna to Ruse Ir
  2. Take the train from Ruse(BG) to Videle Ir
  3. Take the train from Videle to Lokoshaza
  4. Take the train from Lököshaza to Budapest-Keleti D / ...
  5. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Zagreb

394 kn - 589 kn

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Fly to Split  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Split (SPU) VAR - SPU

1.535 kn - 8.038 kn

Train, bus  •  21h 13m

  1. Take the train from Varna to Sofia 2602 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Zagreb

696 kn - 913 kn

Bus  •  22h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Sofia Varna - V.Tarnovo - Sofia 17:00 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Zagreb - Motel Plitvice Switzerland

958 kn - 1.255 kn

Bus via Belgrade  •  22h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Varna Central Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station Varna - Belgrade
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Zagreb

873 kn - 1.033 kn

Train, night train  •  32h 50m

  1. Take the train from Varna to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir
  2. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Kelenföld D
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Kelenföld to Zagreb D

690 kn - 1.028 kn

Drive  •  13h 12m

  1. Drive from Varna to Zagreb 825.3 miles

1.000 kn - 1.600 kn

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Croatia is to train which costs $60 - $95 and takes 28h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Croatia is to fly which costs $130 - $210 and takes 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varna to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Zagreb - Motel Plitvice via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Varna to Croatia. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Zagreb via Ruse(BG), Videle, Lököshaza and Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 2m.

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The distance between Varna and Croatia is 904 km. The road distance is 1320.5 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Croatia without a car is to train and bus which takes 21h 13m and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Varna to Croatia, including transfers.

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Varna to Croatia bus services, operated by Avtogari, depart from Varna station.

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

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The best way to get from Varna to Croatia is to fly which takes 5h 12m and costs $130 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $200 and takes 22h 7m, you could also train, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 28h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Varna to Croatia.
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  • Distance: 565.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Croatia?

Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Varna to Velika Gorica 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Varna to Zagreb via Sofia in around 22h 7m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1.200 kn - 2.200 kn
Flights from Varna to Split via Istanbul Ataturk, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
3.400 kn - 9.500 kn
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
250 kn - 1.300 kn
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Varna to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
750 kn - 4.000 kn
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1.100 kn - 2.500 kn
Flights from Varna to Split via Vienna, Zagreb
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
4.000 kn - 18.000 kn
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.600 kn
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
250 kn - 1.300 kn
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.400 kn
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kn - 3.700 kn
Flights from Varna to Zagreb via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
750 kn - 2.400 kn
Flights from Varna to Split via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
750 kn - 4.000 kn
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Varna to Split via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
2.000 kn - 7.500 kn
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Varna to Split via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
550 kn - 2.200 kn
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Varna to Split via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
440 kn - 1.800 kn
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90 kn - 100 kn
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Varna to Ruse
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
43 kn - 46 kn
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Ruse(BG) to Videle
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16 kn - 23 kn
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Varna to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
75 kn - 110 kn
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Videle to Lokoshaza
Ave. Duration
10h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 kn - 210 kn
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
16h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
470 kn - 700 kn
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 210 kn
Website
hzpp.hr
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eurail.com
2nd Class
140 kn - 210 kn
1st Class
230 kn - 310 kn
Train from Budapest-Kelenföld to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 kn - 210 kn
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
140 kn - 210 kn
1st Class
220 kn - 300 kn
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Zagreb Glavni Kolod.
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
390 kn - 600 kn
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Sofia to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
600 kn - 800 kn
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100 kn - 160 kn
Schedules at
avtogari.info
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Varna to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
100 kn - 140 kn
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Global Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Varna Central Bus Station to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 120 kn
Website
Global Biomet
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100 kn - 150 kn
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Sofia to Zagreb - Motel Plitvice
Ave. Duration
14h 7m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
850 kn - 1.100 kn
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Varna Central Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
410 kn - 600 kn
Website
Karat-S
Autotransport Karlovac
Phone
098 98 32 331
Email
irena.tihi@atsk.hr
Website
atsk.hr
Bus from Belgrade to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
450 kn
Schedules at
atsk.hr

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Zagreb Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 30m and has one stopover.

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Varna to Croatia bus services, operated by Yubim, arrive at Zagreb - Motel Plitvice station.

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Croatia is 1h behind Varna. It is currently 12:47 PM in Varna and 11:47 AM in Croatia.

Varna to Croatia train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), arrive at Zagreb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Croatia is 1320 km. It takes approximately 13h 12m to drive from Varna to Croatia.

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Wizz Air, SunExpress Deutschland, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Zagreb Airport.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Croatia. Prices start at 148 kn per night.

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The best way to get from Varna to Varna Airport is to taxi which takes 9m and costs $2 - $4.

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