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There are 6 ways to get from Varna to Rila Monastery Nature Park by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly, train  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Sofia (SOF) VAR - SOF
  2. Take the train from Iskarsko Shose to Kostenec

$91 - $204

Cheapest option

Bus via Plovdiv  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv to Yakoruda

$31 - $51

4 alternative options

Train  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the train from Varna to Plovdiv 8632 / ...
  2. Take the train from Plovdiv to Kostenets 8640 / ...

$56 - $73

Bus  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Sofia Varna - V.Tarnovo - Sofia 17:00 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Samokov

$84 - $108

Train, bus  •  13h 4m

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

$77 - $100

Drive  •  6h 49m

  1. Drive from Varna to Rila Monastery Nature Park 335.5 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Rila Monastery Nature Park is to bus via Plovdiv which costs $30 - $55 and takes 12h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Rila Monastery Nature Park is to fly and train which costs $90 - $210 and takes 6h 2m.

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The distance between Varna and Rila Monastery Nature Park is 370 km. The road distance is 536.7 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Rila Monastery Nature Park without a car is to train which takes 10h 8m and costs $55 - $75.

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from Varna to Rila Monastery Nature Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Varna to Rila Monastery Nature Park is to train which takes 10h 8m and costs $55 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $110 and takes 11h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Varna Airport to Sofia Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Rila Monastery Nature Park is 537 km. It takes approximately 6h 49m to drive from Varna to Rila Monastery Nature Park.

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Bulgaria Air offers flights from Varna Airport to Sofia Airport.

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There are 234+ hotels available in Rila Monastery Nature Park. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Varna to Rila Monastery Nature Park.
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  • Distance: 231.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 2m

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Rila Monastery Nature Park, Bulgaria?

You can take a train from Varna to Rila Monastery Nature Park via Plovdiv and Kostenets in around 10h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Varna to Rila Monastery Nature Park via Sofia and Samokov in around 11h 31m.

Airlines
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Iskarsko Shose to Kostenec
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Varna to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $11
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Plovdiv to Kostenets
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Varna to Sofia
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Samokov
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
avtogari.info
ETAP Group
Website
etapgroup.com
Bus from Varna to Sofia - Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
etapgroup.com
Global Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Varna Central Bus Station to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Website
Global Biomet
Union Ivkoni
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Varna to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Patnicheski prevozi Blagoevgrad
Phone
073/88 40 09
Email
p.prevozi.blg@abv.bg
Website
pprevoziblg.com
Bus from Plovdiv to Yakoruda
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
pprevoziblg.com

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The best way to get from Varna to Varna Airport is to taxi which takes 9m and costs $24 - $29.

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