Buses from Varna to Shumen

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Varna - Shumen Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Varna to Shumen. Traveling by bus from Varna to Shumen usually takes around 3 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest Group Plus Ltd bus can make the trip in 15 minutes.

Distance49 mi (80 km)
Shortest duration0h 15m
Cheapest price$7.27
Trips per day7
Most frequent serviceGroup Plus Ltd
Bus lines2

What bus companies travel from Varna to Shumen?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Varna to Shumen that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Group Plus Ltd usually offers more choice, with 6 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Group Plus Ltd63h 36m$13.06
Union Ivkoni32h 11m$9.16
  • Group Plus Ltd

    Group Plus Ltd

    Book Group Plus Ltd from Varna to Shumen from $7. There are 6 Group Plus Ltd schedules from Varna to Shumen and you can expect on average to pay for a Group Plus Ltd ticket to Shumen. In Varna, Group Plus Ltd departs to Shumen from Central Bus Station and no other station. In Shumen, Group Plus Ltd arrives at Rishki prohod Blvd 29 and no other station.

    An average trip on Group Plus Ltd from Varna to Shumen takes 3 hours and 36 minutes , while the fastest available Group Plus Ltd trip will get you to Shumen in 0 hours and 15 minutes .

    On weekends, Group Plus Ltd offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Shumen.

  • Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni

    Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable buses offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 3 trips per day on the route from Varna to Shumen, and the trip usually takes 2 hours and 11 minutes to complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Varna to Shumen during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Varna to Shumen?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 80 kilometers from Varna to Shumen. However, the fastest bus only takes 15 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Shumen. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Varna?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Varna to Shumen, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Varna to Shumen every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Varna?

Main departure station: Central Bus Station

Varna has two bus stations with service to Shumen.

All bus stations in Varna:

  • Central Bus Station

  • Golden Sands, Aquapolis

Where does the bus arrive in Shumen?

Main arrival station: Rishki prohod Blvd 29

All buses from Varna arrive at one main station in Shumen.

Bus stations in Shumen:

  • Rishki prohod Blvd 29

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