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Varna Airport

General information

The third largest airport in Bulgaria is widely used by holidaymakers who have chosen Golden Sands or Sunny Beach as their summer holiday destination. There are many seasonal charter flights between airports in Europe and Varna Airport. Another well-known airport in the east of Bulgaria is Burgas Airport, like Varna Airport owned by Fraport Bulgaria.


Where is Varna Airport situated?

Varna Airport is located west of Varna, near the town of Aksakovo. You can reach the airport via the A2 motorway, which connects the cities of Shumen and Varna with each other.

How many terminals does Varna Airport have?

Varna Airport has more than one terminal, but only the new Terminal 2 is used by travellers.

Source of image: Fraport Twin Star Airport Management AD

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Varna Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Bulgaria.

Airport Distance
Burgas Airport 79km



The distance from Varna Airport to the centre of Varna is 9 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Varna.

From VAR Airport to Varna City centre by Car
9 km
15 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Varna Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Varna Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Varna Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Varna Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Varna is about BGN 20.-. Book your taxi at Varna Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From VAR Airport to Varna City centre by Taxi
9 km
15 min
BGN 20.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Varna Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Sixt, Europcar, Avis, Budget, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Varna Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Varna Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Varna Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Varna Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Varna Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Varna Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Bulgaria Air
  • Wizz Air
  • SunExpress
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Smartwings


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Varna Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Graffit Gallery Design Hotel, Varna City

This modern 5-star hotel is located in the centre of Varna, 400 metres from the coast of the Black Sea, and right next to the bus stop to Golden Sands. Elegant furnishings are combined with modern designs in each room.


Sunrise Smart Home, Varna City

Located in Varna City, 4.8 km from Varna Cathedral, Sunrise Smart Home provides accommodation with a shared lounge, free WiFi and a shared kitchen. The air-conditioned accommodation is 4.9 km from Varna City Hall.


Adamo Hotel, Varna City

The Adamo Hotel is located in the western industrial zone next to the Varna Lake and offer you air-conditioned rooms with lake and sea views, free public parking and an à-la-carte restaurant.

Hotels in Golden Sands

Looking for the best hotels in Golden Sands? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Boutique Splendid Hotel, Varna City

Boutique Splendid Hotel is located in the centre of Varna next to The Cathedral of The Assumption. It offers air conditioned rooms with free WiFi access and SAT TV.


Rosslyn Dimyat Hotel Varna, Varna City

Rosslyn Dimyat Hotel Varna is located in the heart of Varna next to the Sea Garden, 500 metres from the Varna Beach and 1 km away from the city centre.


Casablanca City, Varna City

Casablanca City enjoys a central location in Varna and offers free WiFi and air conditioning in all units. Central Beach is a 2-minute drive away.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Varna Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Bucharest: Day Trip to Brasov with Peles & Dracula's Castle

Discover the two legendary Transylvanian castles on a full-day car, van, or bus tour from Bucharest. Visit Dracula’s castle and Peles Castle and explore the city of Brasov with your guide.


Varna Gourmet Tour including Wine Tasting

Experience a Varna Gourmet Tour and enjoy various wine and food tastings.

Tour & transport

Varna: 5-Hour Museum and Monastery Tour

Explore the Varna Archaeological Museum and the Aladzha Monastery on this 5-hour tour from Varna. Discover Bulgaria’s history as you admire the ancient artifacts at the museum and explore the Orthodox Christian cave monastery complex.


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