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There are 6 ways to get from Varna to Sochi by plane, bus, car ferry, ferry, train or car

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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Fly  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Sochi (AER) VAR - AER

$192 - $717

Cheapest option

Train  •  3 days 7 h

  1. Take the train from Varna to Pascani Ir
  2. Take the train from Pascani to Iasi R / ...
  3. Take the train from Ungheni to Brjansk-Orlovskij
  4. Take the train from Brjansk-Orlovskij to Sochi

$80 - $169

4 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  32 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Burgas South
  2. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon
  4. Take the car ferry from Trabzon to Sochi

$107 - $118

Car ferry, Minibus, Hydrofoil  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the car ferry from Varna to P’ot’i
  2. Take the Minibus from Poti to Batumi
  3. Take the Hydrofoil from Batumi to Sochi

Bus, car ferry, Hydrofoil  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Burgas South
  2. Take the car ferry from Burgas to Batumi
  3. Take the Hydrofoil from Batumi to Sochi

$273 - $274

Car ferry, drive  •  40 h 55 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Varna to Chernomorsk
  2. Drive from Chernomorsk to Sochi

$213 - $384

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Sochi is to bus and car ferry which costs $100 - $120 and takes 32 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Sochi is to fly which costs $190 - $750 and takes 10 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Varna to Sochi. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Sochi via Pascani, Iasi, Ungheni and Brjansk-Orlovskij. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 7 h.

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The distance between Varna and Sochi is 954 km.

The best way to get from Varna to Sochi without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 32 h 12 min and costs $100 - $120.

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It takes approximately 10 h 56 min to get from Varna to Sochi, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Varna to Sochi is to fly which takes 10 h 56 min and costs $190 - $750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $170 and takes 3 days 7 h.

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Sochi Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Sochi is 1 h ahead of Varna. It is currently 11:44 PM in Varna and 12:44 AM in Sochi.

Map of how to get from Varna to Sochi.
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  • Distance: 596.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 56 min

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Sochi, Russia?

Turkish Airlines and S7 Airlines fly from Varna to Sochi 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Varna to Sochi via Pascani, Iasi, Ungheni, and Brjansk-Orlovskij in around 3 days 7 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Sochi via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Varna to Sochi via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Ungheni to Brjansk-Orlovskij
Ave. Duration
22 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
railway.md
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Brjansk-Orlovskij to Sochi
Ave. Duration
35 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$30 - $50
2nd Class (Kupé)
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Varna to Burgas South
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Trabzon
Ave. Duration
16 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Minibus
Bus from Poti to Batumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Ferry operators
Olympia Line
Website
olympia-line.ru
Car ferry from Trabzon to Sochi
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
in-sochi.ru
Ferrysped
Car ferry from Varna to P’ot’i
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150
Schedules at
navbul.com
Car ferry from Varna to Chernomorsk
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $200
Schedules at
navbul.com
Passenger car
$200
Adult passenger
$90
Express Batumi
Ferry from Batumi to Sochi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$103
Schedules at
morport-sochi.ru
Black Sea Ferry Services
Phone
359 56 871 628
Email
DDrajev@portbulgariawest.com
Website
pbm.bg
Car ferry from Burgas to Batumi
Ave. Duration
2 days 9 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$161
Schedules at
pbm.bg
Adult passenger
$161
Personal Car
$518
Motorcycle
$173
Child ticket
$81

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Varna to Sochi train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Sochi station.

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S7 Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Sochi Airport.

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There are 3144+ hotels available in Sochi. Prices start at $20 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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