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There are 6 ways to get from Athens to Chișinău by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Chisinau  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Chisinau (KIV) ATH - KIV

$111 - $191

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  28h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Odessa
  2. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Chisinau

$62 - $87

4 alternative options

Fly to Iasi, bus  •  9h 58m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Iasi (IAS) ATH - IAS
  2. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$150 - $313

Bus  •  36h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Constanta
  3. Take the bus from Constanta to Chisinau

$197 - $233

Train, bus  •  37h 16m

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia Sever to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  4. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Iasi Ir
  5. Take the train from Ungheni to Chisinau

$72 - $133

Drive  •  19h 39m

  1. Drive from Athens to Chișinău 1016.2 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Chișinău is to bus and train which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 28h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Chișinău is to fly which costs 95€ - 170€ and takes 5h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Chisinau via Varna and Constanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 50m.

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The distance between Athens and Chișinău is 1088 km. The road distance is 1625.9 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Chișinău without a car is to bus and train which takes 28h 39m and costs 50€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Athens to Chișinău, including transfers.

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Athens to Chișinău bus services, operated by Ilias Travel, depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Chișinău is to fly which takes 5h 39m and costs 95€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 170€ - 210€ and takes 36h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Chisinau Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Athens to Chișinău bus services, operated by S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L, arrive at Chisinau station.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Chișinău.
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  • Distance: 680 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Chișinău, Moldova?

Wizz Air, Tarom and two other airlines fly from Athens to Chișinău 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Chișinău via Varna and Constanta in around 36h 50m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Athens to Chisinau via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Athens to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Athens to Iasi via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Athens to Iasi via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Iasi via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Iasi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
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2nd Class Ticket
$24 - $35
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
$45 - $55
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
$60 - $70
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Ungheni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
ALVERS TUR
Phone
022 211 051
Email
info@alverstur.md
Website
alverstur.md
Bus from Iași to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Odessa
Ave. Duration
23h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Ilias Travel
Phone
+359 2831 9192
Email
office@iliastravel.com
Website
iliastravel.com
Bus from Athens to Varna
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$105 - $115
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Schedules at
iliastravel.com
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Varna to Constanta
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L
Phone
+40 743 420 420
Email
rezervari@mirtrans-express.com
Website
mirtrans-express.com
Bus from Constanta to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
mirtrans-express.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Thessaloniki station to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Arda Tur
Phone
0700 20 544
Website
ardatur.bg
Bus from Thessaloniki Monastiriou to Sofia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Website
Arda Tur
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
georg-bg.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Chișinău is 1626 km. It takes approximately 19h 39m to drive from Athens to Chișinău.

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Wizz Air, Air Moldova, Aegean Airlines and Tarom offer flights from Athens Airport to Chisinau Airport.

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There are 459+ hotels available in Chișinău. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42m and costs 9€.

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