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

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Fly to Athens  •  4 h 12 min

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

$108 - $293

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Fly to Thessaloniki  •  5 h 53 min

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

$66 - $266

3 alternative options

Bus Tourist Service Holding AD  •  19 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Athens

$87

Bus Ilias Travel  •  23 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Athens

$114 - $120

Drive  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Athens 763.3 miles

$180 - $270

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Varna and arriving at Athens. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 19 h 25 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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The best way to get from Varna to Greece without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 25 min and costs .

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

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Varna to Greece bus services, operated by Tourist Service Holding AD, depart from Varna station.

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The best way to get from Varna to Greece is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Athens Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Varna to Greece bus services, operated by Tourist Service Holding AD, arrive at Athens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Greece is 1221 km. It takes approximately 13 h 7 min to drive from Varna to Greece.

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Aegean Airlines, Edelweiss Air, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Athens Airport.

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  • Distance: 426.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

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, Tourist Service Holding AD operates a bus from Varna to Athens once a week. Tickets cost $87 and the journey takes 19 h 25 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Athens via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Varna to Athens via Constanta, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Constanta, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Athens via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Varna to Athens via Sofia
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Sofia, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
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 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $170
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
Bus operators
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
$87
Schedules at
tourist-service.com
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Varna to Athens
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $120
Schedules at
iliastravel.com

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