There are 5 ways to get from Varna to Greece by plane, train, bus 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 to Athens  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Athens (ATH) VAR - ATH

$108 - $293

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  15 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Stara Zagora 8632
  2. Take the bus from Stara Zagora to Athens

$48 - $79

3 alternative options

Fly to Thessaloniki  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Thessaloniki (SKG) VAR - SKG

$66 - $266

Bus  •  21 h

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Athens

$55 - $90

Drive  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Athens 763.3 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Greece is to train and bus which costs $45 - $80 and takes 15 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Greece is to fly which costs $100 - $300 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Varna and Greece is 683 km. The road distance is 1221.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Varna to Greece, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Varna and arriving at Athens. Services depart twice daily, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 21 h.

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What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Greece?

Bulgaria Air, Turkish Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Varna to Athens 5 times a day. Alternatively, EAAA operates a bus from Varna to Athens twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 21 h. Tourist Service Holding AD also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Athens via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Varna to Athens via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Varna to Athens via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $170
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Stara Zagora to Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Varna to Athens
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Tourist Service Holding AD
Phone
02 981 13 33
Email
outgoing@tourist-service.com
Website
tourist-service.com
Bus from Varna to Athens
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$89
Schedules at
tourist-service.com

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