There are 4 ways to get from Varna to Silistra by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Silistra

$6 - $9

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Train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Samuil 9622 / ...
  2. Take the train from Samuil to Silistra 9647

$7 - $8

Taxi  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Varna to Silistra 86.9 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Silistra 86.9 miles

$13 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Silistra is to bus which costs $6 - $9 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Silistra is to taxi which costs $35 - $50 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Varna and arriving at Silistra. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Varna to Silistra. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Silistra via Samuil. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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The distance between Varna and Silistra is 113 km. The road distance is 139 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Silistra without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $6 - $9.

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The bus from Varna to Silistra takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Varna to Silistra bus services, operated by Avtoekspres, depart from Varna station.

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Varna to Silistra train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Varna station.

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The best way to get from Varna to Silistra is to bus which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $6 - $9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $6 - $8 and takes 5 h 34 min.

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  • Distance: 70.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Silistra, Bulgaria?

Avtoekspres operates a bus from Varna to Silistra every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $7 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Varna to Silistra via Samuil in around 5 h 34 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Varna to Samuil
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Samuil to Silistra
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Silistra
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Varna to Silistra
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Municipality of Silistra Transportation
Website
silistra.bg
Bus from Varna to Silistra
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
silistra.bg
Xari3
Website
xari3.com
Bus from Varna to Silistra
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
xari3.com
Other operators
Taxi from Varna to Silistra
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Varna Taxi
Phone
+359 88 466 6660

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Varna to Silistra bus services, operated by Avtoekspres, arrive at Silistra station.

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Varna to Silistra train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), arrive at Silistra station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Silistra is 139 km. It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to drive from Varna to Silistra.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Silistra. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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