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There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Chișinău by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Chisinau  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Chisinau (KIV) OTP - KIV

$52 - $113

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Bus ALVERS TUR  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest Filaret to Chișinău

$20

5 alternative options

Fly to Iasi, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Iasi (IAS) OTP - IAS
  2. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$38 - $145

Bus S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Otopeni Airport to Chisinau

$61 - $77

Train  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Iasi Ir
  2. Take the train from Ungheni to Chisinau

$22 - $33

Night train  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Chisinau

$21 - $35

Drive  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Chișinău 273.1 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Chișinău is to bus which costs $20 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Chișinău is to fly which costs $50 - $120 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucharest Filaret and arriving at Chișinău. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Bucuresti Nord Gara A and arriving at Chisinau. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 12 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Chișinău is 357 km. The road distance is 436.9 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Chișinău without a car is to bus which takes 8 h and costs $20.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Bucharest to Chișinău, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Chișinău bus services, operated by ALVERS TUR, depart from Bucharest Filaret station.

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Bucharest to Chișinău train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Bucuresti Nord Gara A station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Chișinău is to fly which takes 3 h 31 min and costs $50 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $20 and takes 8 h, you could also train, which costs $22 - $35 and takes 13 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Chișinău.
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  • Distance: 223.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

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

Air Moldova and Tarom fly from Bucharest to Chișinău 4 times a day. Alternatively, ALVERS TUR operates a bus from Bucharest to Chișinău 5 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Iasi
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $210
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Iasi
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Iasi
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Ungheni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
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
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Bus from Bucharest Filaret to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
alverstur.md
S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L
Phone
+40 743 420 420
Email
rezervari@mirtrans-express.com
Website
mirtrans-express.com
Bus from Otopeni Airport to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
mirtrans-express.com

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Chisinau Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Bucharest to Chișinău bus services, operated by ALVERS TUR, arrive at Chișinău station.

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Bucharest to Chișinău train services, operated by Moldovan Railways (CFM), arrive at Chisinau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Chișinău is 437 km. It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to drive from Bucharest to Chișinău.

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Air Moldova and Tarom offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Chisinau Airport.

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There are 449+ hotels available in Chișinău. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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