Varna airport (VAR)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Varna Airport, opened in 1946, is one of the busiest in the country. It operates with seasonal flights to destinations inside Europe and the Middle East.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day.
Annual passenger traffic: 2.3 million passengers went through it in 2018.
Tel: +359 5257 3323. Information counter in the central area.


The airport is located 8 km (5 miles) northwest from the city.

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What services does Varna airport (VAR) facilities include

The airport has a bank (Mondays through Fridays from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Saturdays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sundays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm), currency exchange bureaus and Wi-Fi access free of charge. The VIP/Business Lounge is located opposite gate 1 and opens from 7:00 am to 9:30 pm (only for international flights and with a maximum stay of 2 hours); it provides snacks, drinks, newspapers and magazines, TV, Wi-Fi, computers, air conditioning, fax, smoking lounge (access with Priority Pass, Lounge Club or DragonPass membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - €45.00).

Food and Drinks- Coffee shops, bars and a fast food outlet in the Departures area.
Shopping- Duty-free goods in the Departures Hall, souvenirs, accessories, electronics, newspapers, tobacco.
Baggage- Trolleys available in the luggage recollection hall. Secure wrapping service in the check-in area. For enquiries about lost property, contact the baggage reclaim department (Tel +359 5257 3423; e-mail: [email protected]; online form).
Other Services- Baby care room, medical center, children's play area.


Public and private transportation

Bus - Line 409 from Transtriumf (Tel +359 5260 0837) travels to the city centre (20-minute journey), Aksakovo, Sevastopol, Dolphinarium, Botanical Garden, Izgrev, Varna University, Aquapark and Golden Sands (around 50 min.) The bus leaves every 15 min. from in front of the terminal and operates from 5:45 am to 11:15 pm.

Taxi - Cabs from Triumf Taxi (Tel +359 5264 4444) available around the clock. The company has a desk in the Arrivals Hall. The trip to downtown Varna takes approximately 30 minutes.


Car rental agencies

There are car rental desks on the Arrivals level.

Avis (Tel +359 5250 0832 - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +359 899 700 005 - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +359 884 666 680 - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +359 899 855 034 - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +359 5259 9490 - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm)
Top Rent-A-Car (Tel +359 7008 9050 / 890 170 170 - 9:00 am to 7:00 pm)


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Parking services at Varna airport (VAR)

In front of the terminal building there is a parking lot open 24 hours a day. The first 10 minutes of stay are free. More information: Tel +359 5687 0109 / 885 406 620. Rates


Facilities for passengers with special needs

There are reserved parking spaces, adapted toilets, ramps and an ambulift to board the aircraft. Passengers requiring special assistance are advised to inform their airline about their particular needs in advance.

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Latest updates: January 16, 2019