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

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Fly to Chisinau  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Chisinau (KIV) VNO - KIV

$96 - $172

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Train  •  30 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Razdelnaja D
  3. Take the train from Razdelnaja to Chisinau

$16 - $29

5 alternative options

Fly to Odesa, train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Odesa (ODS) VNO - ODS
  2. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Chisinau

$77 - $143

Bus Ecolines  •  26 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius to Kyiv 450003
  2. Take the bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Chişinău

$45 - $72

Bus Eurotrans  •  31 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Nemezis to Minsk Tsentralny
  2. Take the bus from Minsk to Odessa
  3. Take the bus from Odessa to Chisinau

$44 - $65

Train via Vinnica  •  35 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii D
  2. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vinnica D
  3. Take the train from Vinnica to Chisinau

$24 - $38

Drive  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Vilnius to Chișinău 774.9 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Vilnius to Chișinău is to train which costs $16 - $30 and takes 30 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vilnius to Chișinău is to fly which costs $95 - $180 and takes 7 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vilnius to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Vilnius and arriving at Chişinău via Kiev Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vilnius to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Vilnius(LT) and arriving at Chisinau via Minsk-Passajirskii and Razdelnaja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 32 min.

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The distance between Vilnius and Chișinău is 890 km. The road distance is 1239.8 km.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Chișinău without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 45 min and costs $45 - $75.

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Vilnius to Chișinău, including transfers.

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Vilnius to Chișinău bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Vilnius station.

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Vilnius to Chișinău train services, operated by Lithuanian Railways (LG), depart from Vilnius(LT) station.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Chișinău is to fly which takes 7 h 9 min and costs $95 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $75 and takes 26 h 45 min, you could also train, which costs $16 - $30 and takes 30 h 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Vilnius to Chișinău.
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  • Distance: 556.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

What companies run services between Vilnius, Lithuania and Chișinău, Moldova?

LOT, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Vilnius to Chișinău every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vilnius to Chișinău via Kyiv and Kiev Central Bus Station in around 26 h 45 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vilnius to Chisinau via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Flights from Vilnius to Odesa via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Vilnius to Chisinau via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Flights from Vilnius to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Flights from Vilnius to Odesa via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vilnius to Chisinau via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Vilnius to Chisinau via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Vilnius to Chisinau via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vilnius to Chisinau via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Vilnius to Chisinau via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Odessa Gl. to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Razdelnaja to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Vinnica to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
15 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius(LT) to Minsk-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Razdelnaja
Ave. Duration
22 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
www.rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Vinnica
Ave. Duration
15 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
www.rw.by
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Chişinău
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Gomel City Transport
Website
gomeltrans.net
Bus from Nemezis to Minsk Tsentralny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
gomeltrans.net
Book at
ticketbus.by
Eurotrans
Website
eurotrans.by
Bus from Minsk to Odessa
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
eurotrans.by
Odessa bus station
Website
odessabus.com
Bus from Odessa to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
odessabus.com
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua

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There is no direct flight from Vilnius Airport to Chisinau Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Vilnius to Chișinău bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, arrive at Chişinău station.

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Vilnius to Chișinău train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Chisinau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vilnius to Chișinău is 1240 km. It takes approximately 15 h 24 min to drive from Vilnius to Chișinău.

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Ukraine International Airlines, Air Moldova, Scandinavian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Vilnius Airport to Chisinau Airport.

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There are 440+ hotels available in Chișinău. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vilnius to Vilnius Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs $1 - $2.

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