There are 9 ways to get from Varna to Kavala by bus, train, 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

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

8 alternative options

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Zlatograd
  2. Take the bus from Zlatograd to Kavala

$29 - $38

Train, bus via Dikea  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Stara Zagora
  2. Take the train from Stara Zagora to Dimitrovgrad 465
  3. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Svilengrad 493
  4. Take the train from Dikea to Xanthi
  5. Take the bus from Xanthi to Kavala

$31 - $45

Train, bus EAAA  •  16 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Plovdiv 8632 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Kavala

$33 - $46

Drive  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Kavala 356.1 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Varna to Thessaloniki, bus  •  7 h 51 min

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

$130 - $369

Fly Varna to Sofia, bus  •  9 h 49 min

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

$39 - $138

Fly Varna to Istanbul, bus  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Istanbul (IST) VAR - IST
  2. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
  3. Take the bus from Alexandroupoli to Kavala

$101 - $295

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Thessaloniki, bus  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Thessaloniki (SKG) OTP - SKG
  3. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala

$105 - $225

Questions & Answers

The distance between Varna and Kavala is 385 km. The road distance is 570 km.

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

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

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.

It takes approximately 10 h 24 min to get from Varna to Kavala, including transfers.

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
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Sofia, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki via Athens
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
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 Istanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Varna to Thessaloniki via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Varna to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $9
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Stara Zagora to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Svilengrad
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Varna to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Dikea to Xanthi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$16 - $22
First Class
$20 - $27
Bus operators
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
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
Bus from Alexandroupoli to Kavala
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ktelevrou.gr
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Varna to Zlatograd
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Zlatograd to Kavala
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Plovdiv to Kavala
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogar to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 43
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Kavala
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
en.kaleiatravel.com
MetroTurizm
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Dedeagac
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Alexandroupoli
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Schedules at
autogaravn.com

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