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

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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Bus Biomet  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Ohrid

$35 - $48

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Train, bus  •  18 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Sofia 2612 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Ohrid

$33 - $44

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Skopje  •  17 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Ohrid

$37 - $94

Bus Biser Prom  •  24 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Pomorie
  2. Take the bus from Pomorie to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Ohrid

$66 - $106

Drive  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Ohrid 601.2 miles

$95 - $140

Fly to Tirana, shuttle  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Tirana (TIA) VAR - TIA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Tiranë to Ohrid

$84 - $284

Fly to Skopje, bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Skopje (SKP) VAR - SKP
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Ohrid

$109 - $393

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Ohrid is to train and bus which costs $30 - $45 and takes 18 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Ohrid is to fly and shuttle which costs $80 - $290 and takes 8 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Varna to Ohrid. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Ohrid via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 15 min.

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The distance between Varna and Ohrid is 631 km. The road distance is 961.9 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Ohrid without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 15 min and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 16 h 15 min to get from Varna to Ohrid, including transfers.

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Varna to Ohrid bus services, operated by Biomet, depart from Varna station.

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Tirana Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Varna to Ohrid bus services, operated by Matpu, arrive at Ohrid station.

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Ohrid is 1 h behind Varna. It is currently 3:35 PM in Varna and 2:35 PM in Ohrid.

Map of how to get from Varna to Ohrid.
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  • Distance: 394.3 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 15 min

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Ohrid, Macedonia?

You can take a bus from Varna to Ohrid via Sofia in around 16 h 15 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Tirana via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Varna to Tirana via Constanta, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Constanta, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Varna to Tirana via Sofia, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Varna to Tirana via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Dortmund
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
matpu.com
Biser Prom
Phone
02/3228603
Email
biserprom@t-home.mk
Website
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $60
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
Bus from Pomorie to Skopje
Ave. Duration
17 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
TRAVEL EKSPRES OOD
Phone
052/733162
Email
travelexpres@mail.bg
Website
travelexpresbg.com
Bus from Varna to Pomorie
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
travelexpresbg.com
AD Galeb Ohrid
Phone
(389) 46 251-882
Email
info@galeb.mk
Website
adgaleb.com.mk
Bus from Skopje to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
adgaleb.com.mk
Euro Linia
Phone
+389 46 787 467
Email
eurolinia6@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Shuttle from Tiranë to Ohrid
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Ohrid is 962 km. It takes approximately 10 h 38 min to drive from Varna to Ohrid.

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Bulgaria Air, Wizz Air, Ernest and two other airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Tirana Airport.

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There are 652+ hotels available in Ohrid. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Varna to Varna Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $2 - $4.

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