The cheapest times to fly from SCO to VAR are

  • July 16th to July 29th
  • September 10th to April 1st (except the weeks of September 24th, October 22nd, and March 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SCO to VAR is mid July. Prices can be as high as $4837 for Monday flights during late October, or as low as $802 for Sunday flights around mid July.


When to Fly to Varna

Flying from Aktau (SCO) to Varna (VAR) will usually cost between $1099 to $4837 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid July with an average ticket price of $2206. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October, with an average price of $3933. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1728 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3581 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCO to VAR flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SCO to VAR route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SCO to VAR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCO to VAR flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Aktau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.91, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to VAR, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into SCO. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to Varna, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Aktau. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3000 (53%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $811. Return trip prices are from the VAR to SCO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SCO to VAR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 4 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SCO to VAR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Henri Coanda Airport (OTP) in Bucharest

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from VAR
  • Usually 57.94% less expensive than VAR
  • 1-layover flights available

See SCO to OTP flights


Flight Hacking SCO to VAR

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SCO to VAR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (SCO > IST > VAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $550
  • Average savings: $3032 (84.66%)

See SCO to FRA flights

Hack #2: Frankfurt (SCO > FRA > VAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $796
  • Average savings: $2786 (77.79%)

See SCO to IST flights

Hack #3: Moscow (SCO > SVO > VAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1037
  • Average savings: $2544 (71.04%)

See SCO to SVO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCO to VAR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Astana, Air France, Azerbaijan Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Varna Airport to Shevchenko Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1162 miles or 1870 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SCO to VAR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCO to VAR flight is about 3 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Aktau and Varna?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from SCO to VAR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCO
Origination airport name Shevchenko Airport
City Aktau
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.9
Longitude 51.1

Return Airport

Destination code VAR
Destination airport name Varna Airport
City Varna
Country Bulgaria
Latitude 43.2
Longitude 27.8


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