There are 7 ways to get from Varna to Budapest by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Budapest (BUD) VAR - BUD

$115 - $445

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Bus, EuroNight  •  23 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna Kathedrale to Bucharest
  2. Take the EuroNight from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Kelenföld Dacia

$50 - $86

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Bus Arda Tur  •  20 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Budapest

$66

Bus, train  •  23 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Constanta
  2. Take the train from Constanta to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir / ...
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti D / ...

$101 - $146

Bus Orlan S.R.O  •  24 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Arad
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Budapest

$112 - $156

Train  •  24 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Varna to Ruse
  2. Take the train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  3. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti D / ...

$71 - $104

Drive  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Budapest 686 miles

$120 - $180

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No, there is no direct bus from Varna to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Varna to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Budapest-Keleti via Ruse(BG) and Bucuresti Nord Gara A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 35 min.

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The distance between Varna and Budapest is 840 km. The road distance is 1097.5 km.

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The best way to get from Varna to Budapest without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Varna to Budapest, including transfers.

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Varna to Budapest bus services, operated by Arda Tur, depart from Varna station.

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

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The best way to get from Varna to Budapest is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 59 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 24 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Budapest Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Varna to Budapest bus services, operated by Arda Tur, arrive at Budapest station.

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Map of how to get from Varna to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 525.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Budapest, Hungary?

Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Varna to Budapest 4 times a day. Alternatively, Arda Tur operates a bus from Varna to Budapest once daily. Tickets cost $65 and the journey takes 20 h 40 min. KARAT-S also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Constanta, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Varna to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Constanta to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Varna to Ruse
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Gara de Nord to Budapest-Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
16 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Varna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
ardatur.bg
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Varna to Budapest
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$164
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Varna to Constanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Orlan S.R.O
Phone
+420/ 222 314 182
Email
office@orlan.cz
Website
orlan.cz
Bus from Varna to Arad
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
orlan.cz
Orlan
Website
orlan.autogari.ro
Bus from Varna to Arad
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
orlan.autogari.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Arad to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Travel4Fun
Phone
0756 98 98 98
Email
office@travel4fun.ro
Website
travel4fun.ro
Bus from Varna Kathedrale to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
travel4fun.ro

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Budapest is 1 h behind Varna. It is currently 9:33 PM in Varna and 8:33 PM in Budapest.

Varna to Budapest train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Budapest-Keleti station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Budapest is 1098 km. It takes approximately 12 h 48 min to drive from Varna to Budapest.

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Edelweiss Air, Swiss, SunExpress Deutschland and four other airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4266+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $47 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 .

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