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There are 5 ways to get from Varna to Stara Zagora by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Stara Zagora 8632

$7 - $9

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Bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Stara Zagora

$8 - $23

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Burgas South
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Stara Zagora

$17 - $25

Taxi  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Varna to Stara Zagora 197 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Stara Zagora 197 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Stara Zagora is to train which costs $7 - $9 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Stara Zagora is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Varna and arriving at Stara Zagora. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Varna and arriving at Stara Zagora. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Varna and Stara Zagora is 205 km. The road distance is 315.3 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Stara Zagora without a car is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs $7 - $9.

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The train from Varna to Stara Zagora takes 4 h 5 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Varna to Stara Zagora bus services, operated by Burgas Bus, depart from Varna station.

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

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The best way to get from Varna to Stara Zagora is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs $7 - $9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $8 - $23 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Varna to Stara Zagora.
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  • Distance: 128.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Stara Zagora, Bulgaria?

Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Varna to Stara Zagora once daily. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, Burgas Bus operates a bus from Varna to Stara Zagora every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $23 and the journey takes 5 h 7 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Burgas Bus
Phone
+359 (0) 885754058
Email
bourgasbus@abv.bg
Website
burgasbus.info
Bus from Varna to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Schedules at
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 Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
burgasbus.info
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Varna Zob to Stara Zagora Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
Municipality of Stara Zagora
Website
starazagora.bg
Bus from Varna to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Schedules at
starazagora.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Varna to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Burgas to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Burgas to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Other operators
Taxi from Varna to Stara Zagora
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Varna Taxi
Phone
+359 88 466 6660

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Varna to Stara Zagora bus services, operated by Burgas Bus, arrive at Stara Zagora station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Stara Zagora is 315 km. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from Varna to Stara Zagora.

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