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

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Fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Varna (VAR) ZAG - VAR

$147 - $319

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Bus ATVO S.p.A., train  •  20 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika Florentia Bus
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Varna 2601 / ...

$51 - $65

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Bus Georg  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Varna

$114 - $142

Bus Yubim, train  •  22 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb - Motel Plitvice to Sofia
  2. Take the train from Sofia to Varna 2613 / ...

$145 - $177

Bus Dary Commerce  •  24 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb Motel Plitvice to Burgas
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Varna

Train  •  31 h 27 min

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

$63 - $103

Drive  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Varna 822.8 miles

$160 - $240

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Varna. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Varna via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Varna. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Varna via Budapest-Keleti, Bucuresti Nord Gara A and Ruse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 27 min.

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The distance between Zagreb and Varna is 989 km. The road distance is 1316.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Varna without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Zagreb to Varna, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Varna bus services, operated by Georg, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Varna train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Varna is to fly which takes 6 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 31 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Varna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Varna bus services, operated by Biomet, arrive at Varna station.

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Map of how to get from Zagreb to Varna.
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  • Distance: 617.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 17 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Varna, Bulgaria?

Turkish Airlines, Croatia Airlines and five other airlines fly from Zagreb to Varna 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Varna via Sofia in around 19 h 30 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Varna via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Varna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Zagreb to Varna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
bdz.bg
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Zagreb to Sofia
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Biomet
Phone
:+3599884551
Email
office@biomet.bg
Website
biomet.bg
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
biomet.bg
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Sofia Serdika
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
atvo.it
Yubim
Website
yubim.eu
Bus from Zagreb - Motel Plitvice to Sofia
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Schedules at
yubim.eu
Dary Commerce
Phone
+3592917400
Email
info@darytravel.com
Website
dary.bg
Bus from Zagreb Motel Plitvice to Burgas
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
dary.bg
TRAVEL EKSPRES OOD
Phone
052/733162
Email
travelexpres@mail.bg
Website
travelexpresbg.com
Bus from Burgas to Varna
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
travelexpresbg.com

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Varna is 1 h ahead of Zagreb. It is currently 1:26 AM in Zagreb and 2:26 AM in Varna.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Varna is 1317 km. It takes approximately 13 h 7 min to drive from Zagreb to Varna.

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Wizz Air, Condor Flugdienst, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Varna Airport.

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There are 1300+ hotels available in Varna. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to shuttle which takes 27 min and costs .

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