How to get from Varna Airport to city centre?

This article is about how to get from Varna Airport to city centre: distance, timetables, prices

How to get from Varna Airport to city centre?

You can get from Varna Airport to city centre by bus or taxi. The bus will take you to the destination in 20 minutes, the bus fare is EUR 1.5 (or 3 leva). The duration of the trip by Varna Airport transfer is just 8 minutes, and this service will cost from EUR 17. The distance from Varna Airport to city centre is 7.5 km.

The city bus runs through the city centre, but its final stop is Golden Sands. Bus travel is rather comfortable, however there is no room for large luggage on the bus. It stops running at night. You can pay your bus fare in the local currency only (Bulgarian leva). The Varna Airport taxi is available 24/7.

Varna – travel with benefits

Varna is called the cultural and sea capital of Bulgaria. The resort is popular among people with different goals and interests, as it is famous for not only beach holidays, but also a great number of sights. The main landmark of the city is the Dormition of the Mother of God Cathedral built in the late 19th century. If you are interested in history, then you should definitely visit the Varna Archaeological Museum which has old artefacts and weapons, icons, collections of gold, and many other interesting things. If you prefer walking in the fresh air, go to the Seaside Garden in which you will find the zoo, the dolphinarium and the terrarium.

Varna Airport bus

Varna Airport bus
Cost

€1.5

Waiting time

15min

Travel time

20min

Clients

Ind. tourist

There is the Varna Airport bus №409 running from the airport to the city centre (from the airport to Golden Sands). It reaches Varna city centre (the Cathedral stop) in 20 minutes, the ticket price is EUR 1.5. Tickets can be bought from the bus conductor when boarding.
Besides, there is also the bus №8 going to St. Constantine and Elena resort (through the city centre). Its travel time is about 25 minutes, the ticket price is EUR 0.8.

Varna Airport bus:

buses №409, 8

Timetable:

from 06:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Route:

Bus №409: Airport – Varna Towers – Mall Varna – Grand Mall Varna – Cathedral

Travel time:

20min

Waiting time:

15min

Comfort level:

Medium: soft seats, roomy cabin, no room for large luggage.

Cost:

EUR 1.5

Clients:

travellers without small children, young tourists, those who want to save money, travellers with hand luggage.

How to find the bus stop at Varna Airport:

The bus stop is located in front of the exit from Terminal 2.

Varna Airport transfer

Varna Airport transfer
Cost

€17

Waiting time

5min

Travel time

8min

Clients

Family

If you don't want to get to the city by bus, then book a private Varna Airport transfer or take a taxi on the spot. The duration of the trip by taxi is 8 minutes, the journey cost is EUR 17 for an Economy-class vehicle and EUR 22 for a minibus up to 7 passengers. You can book a private transfer online or via phone, and make a pre-payment by card.

Timetable:

24/7

Route:

to your hotel in Varna or private address

Travel time:

8min

Waiting time:

You will spend about 5min looking for a taxi at Varna Airport
There is no need to wait for a pre-booked transfer: the driver will meet you at the exit from the arrivals area with a nameplate.

Comfort level:

Taxi on the spot: journey without stops and other passengers.
Pre-booked transfer: wide range of car classes, help with luggage, English-speaking driver, opportunity to make a pre-payment by card, air-conditioning/heating, spacious boot, child seats, minibuses for groups of tourists

Cost:

from EUR 17 for an Economy-class car, from EUR 22 for a minibus for a group of people

Clients:

businessmen, families with small children, large groups of tourists, travellers with large luggage, those who arrive at night, aged tourists, those who are in Varna for the first time.

How to find the taxi rank at Varna Airport:

The taxi rank is located at the exit from the arrivals area of Terminal 2.

How to get from Varna Airport to city centre?

How to get from Varna Airport to city centre?

There are two options to get from Varna Airport to city centre - by bus or taxi. Travel by public transport will suit those travellers who don't have lots of luggage, as well as those who can orient themselves in unfamiliar areas. If you want to reach the city as soon as possible and with maximum comfort, then it is better to book a private transfer. By the way, it is often cheaper than travelling by public transport, especially if you are travelling with a large group of people.

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