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There are 9 ways to get from Varna to Neum by plane, bus, train, night bus, taxi or car

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Fly Varna to Dubrovnik  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Dubrovnik (DBV) VAR - DBV

$97 - $289

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Train, bus  •  27h 20m

  1. Take the train from Varna to Sofia Re
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Kotor
  4. Take the bus from Kotor to Neum

$66 - $114

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Bus to Istanbul, fly to Dubrovnik  •  12h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Istanbul
  2. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Dubrovnik (DBV) IST - DBV

$221 - $390

Fly Varna to Sarajevo, train  •  16h 47m

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Sarajevo (SJJ) VAR - SJJ
  2. Take the train from Sarajevo to Čapljina

$67 - $160

Fly Varna to Split, bus  •  12h 29m

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Split (SPU) VAR - SPU
  2. Take the bus from Split to Opuzen

$73 - $217

Bus  •  28h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Antonovo
  2. Take the bus from Antonovo to Sofia
  3. Take the bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Belgrade to Neum

$102 - $155

Night bus, bus  •  31h 8m

  1. Take the night bus from Varna Central Bus Station to Sofia Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Petrovac
  4. Take the bus from Petrovac to Neum

$74 - $119

Train, taxi, bus  •  32h 32m

  1. Take the train from Varna to Sofia Re
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
  3. Take the train from Dimitrovgrad to Rakovica
  4. Take the train from Rakovica to Štrpci
  5. Take a taxi from Štrpci to Goražde
  6. Take the bus from Goražde to Sarajevo
  7. Take the train from Sarajevo to Čapljina

$127 - $177

Drive  •  15h 23m

  1. Drive from Varna to Neum 1184.8 km

$110 - $180

Bulgaria → Bosnia and Herzegovina
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International entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina from Bulgaria

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Conditions of entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina from Bulgaria

  • No quarantine required
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Bosnia and Herzegovina from Bulgaria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Neum is 121.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Neum is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Neum is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 121.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Bulgaria from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Last updated: 21 Feb 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Varna to Neum is to train and bus, which costs $65 - $120 and takes 27h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Neum is to fly which costs $95 - $290 and takes 9h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varna to Neum. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Neum via Antonovo, Sofia Serdica Bus Station and Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 8m.

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The distance between Varna and Neum is 837 km. The road distance is 1184.8 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Neum without a car is to train and bus which takes 27h 20m and costs $65 - $120.

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It takes approximately 9h 38m to get from Varna to Neum, including transfers.

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Varna to Neum bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Varna station.

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The best way to get from Varna to Neum is to fly which takes 9h 38m and costs $95 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $160 and takes 28h 8m.

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Dubrovnik Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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Varna to Neum bus services, operated by Croatia Bus International, arrive at Neum station.

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  • Distance: 836.6 km
  • Duration: 9h 38m

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Neum, Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Varna to Neum 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Varna to Neum via Antonovo, Sofia, Sofia Serdica Bus Station, and Belgrade in around 28h 8m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Varna to Dubrovnik via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Varna to Dubrovnik via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Varna to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Varna to Sarajevo via Prague, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Flights from Varna to Sarajevo via Nuremberg, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $200
Flights from Varna to Split via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Varna to Sarajevo via Berlin Brandenburg Apt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Dubrovnik via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Istanbul to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Istanbul to Dubrovnik via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Varna to Sarajevo via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Flights from Varna to Sarajevo via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Varna to Sarajevo via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Varna to Split via Hannover
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Smartwings
Website
smartwings.com
Flights from Varna to Split via Prague
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Train operators
Railways of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ŽFBH)
Phone
0038733657313
Email
info@zfbh.ba
Website
zfbh.ba
Train from Sarajevo to Čapljina
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
zfbh.ba
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
$14 - $17
1st Class
$17 - $21
Train from Sofia to Dimitrovgrad
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$1 - $3
Serbian Railways (ŽS)
Phone
+381 11 360-28-99
Email
infozeleznicesrb@gmail.com
Website
serbianrailways.com
Train from Dimitrovgrad to Rakovica
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $19
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Bahn DB
2nd Class
$10 - $14
1st Class
$16 - $19
Train from Rakovica to Štrpci
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
Bahn DB
2nd Class
$6 - $8
1st Class
$9 - $11
Bus operators
Croatia Bus Domestic
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Split to Opuzen
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Split to Opuzen, Opuzen autobusna stanica
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus from Split to Opuzen
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
ap.hr
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ms.mk
Kaleia
Phone
+359 894 77 44 02
Email
kaleia@mail.com
Website
kaleiatravel.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
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Transkop patnicki soobrakaj A.D. Bitola
Phone
+389 47 231 192
Website
transkop.mk
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
transkop.mk
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
galeb.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kotor
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Schedules at
galeb.mk
Bus from Skopje to Petrovac
Ave. Duration
11h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Schedules at
galeb.mk
Rule Turs
Phone
02/ 3163 – 346
Email
ruleturs@sas.com.mk
Website
sas.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Kotor
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$38
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Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Kotor to Neum
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Belgrade to Neum
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Bus from Petrovac to Neum
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Varna to Antonovo
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Antonovo to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
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$10 - $15
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union-ivkoni.com
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Sofia Serdica Bus Station to Belgrad Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Karat-S
Global Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Night bus from Varna Central Bus Station to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $20
Website
Global Biomet
Centrotrans Eurolines
Phone
+387 33 770 800
Email
info@centrotrans.com
Website
centrotrans.com
Bus from Goražde to Sarajevo
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
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Taxi from Štrpci to Goražde
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Taxi Priboj
Phone
+381 64 2214326
Website
facebook.com

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Neum is 1h behind Varna. It is currently 11:52 PM in Varna and 10:52 PM in Neum.

Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Neum is 1185 km. It takes approximately 15h 23m to drive from Varna to Neum.

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Croatia Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Dubrovnik Airport.

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There are 632+ hotels available in Neum. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Varna to Varna Airport is to shuttle which takes 12 min and costs $7 - $10.

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