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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.

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Train, bus, drive  •  11h 13m

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

$41 - $61

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Bus Svilengrad24  •  10h 24m

  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  •  13h 39m

  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  •  16h 39m

  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

$62 - $80

Drive  •  6h 45m

  1. Drive from Varna to Kavala 356.1 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  10h 46m

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

$122 - $374

Fly to Sofia, bus  •  9h 51m

  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 10h 24m.

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

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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 10h 24m.

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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 10h 24m and costs $4 - $7.

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It takes approximately 11h 13m 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 5h and has one stopover.

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Varna to Kavala bus services, operated by KTEL Evrou, arrive at Kavala station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Kavala is 570 km. It takes approximately 6h 45m to drive from Varna to Kavala.

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  • Distance: 240.4 miles
  • Duration: 11h 13m

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 10h 24m.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Constanta, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Sofia, Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Train operators
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Plovdiv to Pamporovo
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
avtogari.info
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Pamporovo
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Svilengrad24
Website
svilengrad24.info
Bus from Varna to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
5h
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
2h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Plovdiv to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
Bus from Xánthi to Kavala
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
ktelxanthis.gr
KTEL Evrou
Phone
25510-26479
Website
ktelevrou.gr
Bus from Xanthi to Kavala
Ave. Duration
42m
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
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Komotini to Kavala
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ktelkavalas.gr
TRAVEL EKSPRES OOD
Phone
052/733162
Email
travelexpres@mail.bg
Website
travelexpresbg.com
Bus from Varna to Burgas
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
travelexpresbg.com
KTEL Rodopis
Phone
25310 22912
Email
info@ktelrodopis.gr
Website
ktelrodopis.gr
Bus from Komotini to Kavala
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
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
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com

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Ryanair, Austrian Airlines, Bulgaria Air and four other airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Thessaloniki Airport.

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There are 641+ hotels available in Kavala. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Varna to Varna Airport is to taxi which takes 10m and costs $25 - $30.

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