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

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Bus  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna

$8 - $13

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Train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Gorna Oryahovitsa to Varna 2655 / ...

$7 - $9

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Taxi  •  2 h 42 min

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

$80 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna 139.3 miles

$22 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Veliko Tarnovo and arriving at Varna. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna. However, there are services departing from Veliko Tarnovo and arriving at Varna via Gorna Oryahovitsa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Veliko Tarnovo and Varna is 186 km. The road distance is 222.9 km.

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The best way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 26 min and costs .

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The bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna takes 3 h 26 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Veliko Tarnovo to Varna train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Gorna Oryahovitsa station.

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The best way to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna is to bus which takes 3 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 46 min.

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Veliko Tarnovo to Varna bus services, operated by Avtogari, arrive at Varna station.

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

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Map of how to get from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna.
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  • Distance: 116.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

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

Avtogari operates a bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 3 h 26 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Bulgarian Railways (BDZh) operates a train from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna 3 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 3 h 28 min.

Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Bus operators
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
avtogari.info
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
biomet.bg
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 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 Veliko Tarnovo to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
autogaravn.com
Other operators
Taxi from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Aleks OK
Phone
+359 62/616 16
Mit Taksi
Phone
+359 62/601 973

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Yes, the driving distance between Veliko Tarnovo to Varna is 223 km. It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to drive from Veliko Tarnovo to Varna.

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