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There are 3 ways to get from Bucharest to Cahul by train, car or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Galati(RO) Ir
  2. Drive from Galati(RO) to Cahul

$16 - $24

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Galaţi
  2. Take the bus from Giurgiulești to Cahul

$14 - $23

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Cahul 194.8 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Cahul is to train and drive which costs $15 - $25 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Cahul is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Cahul is 232 km. The road distance is 311.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Bucharest to Cahul, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Cahul is 312 km. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Bucharest to Cahul.

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There are four+ hotels available in Cahul. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Cahul.
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  • Distance: 144.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Cahul, Moldova?

You can take a bus from Bucharest to Cahul via Galaţi and Giurgiulești in around 6 h 23 min.

Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Giurgiulești to Cahul
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
autogara.md

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