There are 8 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.

Recommended option

Bus Biomet  •  16 h 15 min

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

$38 - $48

Cheapest option

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

6 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

$85 - $92

Bus ETAP Group  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Sofia - Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Kyustendil
  3. Take the bus from Kyustendil to Skopje
  4. Take the bus from Skopje to Ohrid

Drive  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Ohrid 601.2 miles

$95 - $140

Fly to Ohrid  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Ohrid (OHD) VAR - OHD

$60 - $262

Fly to Tirana, shuttle  •  9 h 40 min

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

$69 - $254

Fly to Skopje, bus  •  10 h 45 min

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

$116 - $311

Questions & Answers

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 which takes 9 h 18 min and costs $60 - $270.

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The distance between Varna and Ohrid is 631 km. The road distance is 962 km.

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

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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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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. Alternatively, Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Varna to Ohrid once daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Tirana via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Ohrid via Vienna
Ave. Duration
11 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Varna to Ohrid via Sofia, Vienna
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Tirana via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Varna to Ohrid via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Varna to Tirana via Oslo
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Varna to Tirana via Sofia, Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Germania Flug AG
Website
flygermania.com
Flights from Varna to Skopje via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 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
$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
$13 - $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
$58
Schedules at
biserprom.com.mk
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Varna to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Union Ivkoni
Kyustendil Municipality Transport
Website
kustendil.bg
Bus from Sofia to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
kustendil.bg
STRANDJA
Phone
05952/ 36 35
Email
park@strandja.bg
Website
strandja.bg
Bus from Sofia to Kyustendil
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
strandja.bg
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Kyustendil to Skopje
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ms.mk
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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