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There are 7 ways to get from Sochi to Moldova by plane, train, bus, ferry or car

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Fly Sochi to Chisinau  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Sochi (AER) to Chisinau (KIV) AER - KIV

$100 - $274

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Train, bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the train from Sochi to Krasnodar 1 D
  2. Take the bus from Krasnodar to Rostov-na-Donu
  3. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Odessa
  4. Take the bus from Odessa to Chişinău

$56 - $106

5 alternative options

Train to Krasnodar, fly to Chisinau  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Sochi to Krasnodar 1
  2. Fly from Krasnodar (KRR) to Chisinau (KIV) KRR - KIV

$88 - $169

Fly Sochi to Odesa, train  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Sochi (AER) to Odesa (ODS) AER - ODS
  2. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Tiraspol

$164 - $572

Bus  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Sochi to Kropotkin
  2. Take the bus from Kropotkin to Odessa
  3. Take the bus from Odessa to Chisinau

$75 - $107

Hydrofoil, ferry, train  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the Hydrofoil from Sochi to Batumi
  2. Take the ferry from Batumi to Chernomorsk
  3. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Chisinau

$230 - $315

Drive  •  22 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Sochi to Chișinău 988.1 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sochi to Moldova is to train and bus which costs RUB 3600 - RUB 7000 and takes 2 days 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Sochi to Moldova is to fly which costs RUB 6500 - RUB 18000 and takes 8 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sochi to Moldova. However, there are services departing from Sochi and arriving at Chisinau via Kropotkin, Kropotkin and Odessa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 8 h.

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The distance between Sochi and Moldova is 965 km. The road distance is 1580.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sochi to Moldova without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 8 h and costs RUB 4800 - RUB 7000.

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It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to get from Sochi to Moldova, including transfers.

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Sochi to Moldova bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, depart from Sochi station.

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The best way to get from Sochi to Moldova is to fly which takes 8 h 54 min and costs RUB 6500 - RUB 18000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 4800 - RUB 7000 and takes 2 days 8 h.

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There is no direct flight from Sochi Airport to Chisinau Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Sochi to Moldova bus services, operated by Odessa bus station, arrive at Chisinau station.

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Map of how to get from Sochi to Moldova.
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  • Distance: 603.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 54 min

What companies run services between Sochi, Russia and Moldova?

Turkish Airlines, S7 Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Sochi to Chișinău every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sochi to Chișinău via Kropotkin, Kropotkin, and Odessa in around 2 days 8 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sochi to Chisinau via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Krasnodar to Chisinau via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Sochi to Odesa via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Sochi to Chisinau via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sochi to Chisinau via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Sochi to Chisinau via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Sochi to Chisinau via Krasnodar
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Flights from Krasnodar to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sochi to Chisinau via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Odessa Gl. to Tiraspol
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
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
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Sochi to Kropotkin
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Krasnodar to Rostov-na-Donu
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Odessa
Ave. Duration
39 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Kropotkin to Odessa
Ave. Duration
38 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
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
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Odessa to Chişinău
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Ferry operators
Express Batumi
Ferry from Sochi to Batumi
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$103
Schedules at
morport-sochi.ru
Ukrferry
Phone
+380 (482) 34- 82-96
Email
ukf@ukrferry.com
Website
ukrferry.com
Ferry from Batumi to Chernomorsk
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Schedules at
ukrferry.com
Lux
$270
Suite
$195
Standard
$120
Economy
$125

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Moldova is 1 h behind Sochi. It is currently 6:12 AM in Sochi and 5:12 AM in Moldova.

Yes, the driving distance between Sochi to Moldova is 1581 km. It takes approximately 22 h 6 min to drive from Sochi to Moldova.

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Alrosa Air Company, UTair Aviation, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Sochi Airport to Chisinau Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Moldova. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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