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

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

Train, bus, drive  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Smolyan
  3. Drive from Smolyan to Kavala

$40 - $57

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Bus Svilengrad24  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Svilengrad
  2. Take the bus from Svilengrad to Xanthi
  3. Take the bus from Xanthi to Kavala

$4 - $7

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Train, bus  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Xanthi
  3. Take the bus from Xánthi to Kavala

Bus Burgas Bus  •  17 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Komotini
  3. Take the bus from Komotini to Kavala

$67 - $82

Drive  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Kavala 356.1 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Thessaloniki (SKG) VAR - SKG
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala

$80 - $288

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Sofia (SOF) VAR - SOF
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kavala

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Kavala is to bus which costs $4 - $7 and takes 10 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Kavala is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varna to Kavala. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Kavala via Svilengrad and Xanthi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 24 min.

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The distance between Varna and Kavala is 385 km. The road distance is 569.7 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Kavala without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 24 min and costs $4 - $7.

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It takes approximately 11 h 12 min to get from Varna to Kavala, including transfers.

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Varna to Kavala bus services, operated by Svilengrad24, depart from Varna station.

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Thessaloniki Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Varna to Kavala.
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  • Distance: 240.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 12 min

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Kavala, Greece?

You can take a bus from Varna to Kavala via Svilengrad, Svilengrad, and Xanthi in around 10 h 24 min.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Constanta, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Sofia, Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
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
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Plovdiv to Smolyan
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Smolyan
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Svilengrad24
Website
svilengrad24.info
Bus from Varna to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
svilengrad24.info
KTEL Xanthis
Phone
25410 27200
Email
info@ktelxanthis.gr
Website
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Svilengrad to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Plovdiv to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Xánthi to Kavala
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Xanthi to Kavala
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
KTEL Kavalas
Phone
(+30) 2510.222294
Email
info@ktelkavalas.gr
Website
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Xanthi to Kavala
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Komotini to Kavala
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
TRAVEL EKSPRES OOD
Phone
052/733162
Email
travelexpres@mail.bg
Website
travelexpresbg.com
Bus from Varna to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
travelexpresbg.com
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Komotini to Kavala
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ktelrodopis.gr
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com

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