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There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Chișinău by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Chisinau  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Chisinau (KIV) GVA - KIV

$131 - $239

Cheapest option

Bus ALVERS TUR  •  32 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Verona 405 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Chișinău

$108 - $125

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Fly to Iasi, bus  •  10 h 53 min

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

$115 - $461

Train, bus  •  30 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  3. Take the bus from Verona to Chișinău

$186 - $262

Train  •  43 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Chop
  4. Take the train from Chop to Razdelnaja
  5. Take the train from Razdelnaja to Chisinau

$283 - $472

Bus Eurolines FR  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Chişinău

$204 - $298

Bus, night train  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Iasi
  2. Take the night train from Iasi to Chisinau

$139 - $197

Drive  •  25 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Chișinău 1511.9 miles

$310 - $460

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Chișinău is to bus which costs SFr 100 - SFr 130 and takes 32 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Chișinău is to fly which costs SFr 130 - SFr 240 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Chișinău via Verona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Chisinau via Zürich HB, Budapest-Keleti, Chop and Razdelnaja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 33 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Chișinău is 1731 km. The road distance is 2419.1 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Chișinău without a car is to train and bus which takes 30 h 27 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 270.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Geneva to Chișinău, including transfers.

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Geneva to Chișinău bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Chișinău train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Chișinău is to fly which takes 5 h 44 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 130 and takes 32 h 47 min, you could also train, which costs SFr 280 - SFr 480 and takes 43 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Chișinău.
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  • Distance: 1082.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Chișinău, Moldova?

Air Moldova, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Geneva to Chișinău 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Chișinău via Verona in around 32 h 47 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Chisinau via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Iasi via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Chisinau via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Iasi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Iasi via Paris CDG, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Geneva to Iasi via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Iasi via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Geneva to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Geneva to Chisinau via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $460
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Geneva to Chisinau via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Iasi via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Geneva to Iasi via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Chop
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chop to Razdelnaja
Ave. Duration
16 h 56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$5 - $7
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Razdelnaja to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
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 Verona to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
23 h 57 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
alverstur.md
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Verona
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Iasi
Ave. Duration
43 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Chisinau Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 30 min.

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

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Chișinău is 1 h ahead of Geneva. It is currently 12:24 PM in Geneva and 1:24 PM in Chișinău.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Chișinău is 2419 km. It takes approximately 25 h 13 min to drive from Geneva to Chișinău.

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Air Moldova, Austrian Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Geneva 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 Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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