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

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Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Gorna Oryahovitsa 2654 / ...

$8 - $9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo 139.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo 139.3 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo is to train which costs $8 - $9 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Varna and arriving at Veliko Tarnovo. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Veliko Tarnovo via Gorna Oryahovitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Varna and Veliko Tarnovo is 186 km. The road distance is 222.8 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 25 min and costs $8 - $13.

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The bus from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo takes 3 h 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Varna to Veliko Tarnovo bus services, operated by Avtogari, depart from Varna station.

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Map of how to get from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo.
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  • Distance: 116.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria?

Avtogari operates a bus from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo 5 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $8 and the journey takes 3 h 31 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Other operators
Taxi from Varna to Veliko Tarnovo
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Varna Taxi
Phone
+359 88 466 6660

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