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

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Bus, fly to Chisinau  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Chisinau (KIV) VIE - KIV

$89 - $197

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Train  •  32 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Nyugati to Zahony D / ...
  3. Take the train from Chop to Razdelnaja
  4. Take the train from Razdelnaja to Chisinau

$57 - $93

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Bus, fly to Iasi  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Iasi (IAS) VIE - IAS
  3. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$133 - $309

Bus via Oradea  •  21 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava AS to Oradea
  2. Take the bus from Oradea to Iaşi
  3. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$92

Bus, train  •  21 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava AS to Oradea
  2. Take the train from Oradea to Iasi Ir
  3. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$87 - $100

Bus Alexa Trans  •  27 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf. 901
  2. Take the bus from Schwechat to Iași
  3. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$114 - $121

Train, night train  •  28 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati Ec / ...
  2. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Beclean pe Somes Ic
  3. Take the train from Beclean pe Somes to Iasi D / ...
  4. Take the night train from Iasi to Chisinau

$71 - $106

Drive  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Bratislava to Chișinău 746.3 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Bratislava to Chișinău is to train which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 32 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bratislava to Chișinău is to bus and fly which costs 75€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bratislava to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Bratislava AS and arriving at Chișinău via Oradea and Iași. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bratislava to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Bratislava hl.st. and arriving at Chisinau via Budapest-Nyugati, Zahony, Chop and Razdelnaja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 37 min.

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The distance between Bratislava and Chișinău is 890 km. The road distance is 1194.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Chișinău without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 13 min and costs 80€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Bratislava to Chișinău, including transfers.

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Bratislava to Chișinău bus services, operated by Kruiser, depart from Bratislava AS station.

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Bratislava to Chișinău train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Bratislava hl.st. station.

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The best way to get from Bratislava to Chișinău is to bus which takes 21 h 13 min and costs 80€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 32 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Bratislava to Chișinău.
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  • Distance: 556 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Bratislava, Slovakia and Chișinău, Moldova?

You can take a bus from Bratislava to Chișinău via Oradea, Iaşi, and Iași in around 21 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bratislava to Chișinău via Budapest-Nyugati, Zahony, Chop, Chop, and Razdelnaja in around 32 h 37 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Iasi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Vienna to Chisinau via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $400
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Vienna to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Oradea to Iasi
Ave. Duration
12 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Beclean pe Somes to Iasi
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Iasi to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Bratislava hl.st. to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
slovakrail.sk
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Nyugati to Zahony
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Beclean pe Somes
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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
5 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
$5 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bratislava, Most SNP to Vienna, Schwechat Airport Bbf.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
regiojet.com
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 Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Kruiser
Phone
+4368-860-574-447
Email
contact@kruiser.ro
Website
kruiser.ro
Bus from Bratislava AS to Oradea
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
kruiser.ro
Voion Trans SRL
Phone
+4-0743-058.899
Website
voiontrans.autogari.ro
Bus from Oradea to Iaşi
Ave. Duration
12 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
voiontrans.autogari.ro
Alexa Trans
Phone
0040 263 215 521
Email
alexa.trans@yahoo.com
Website
alexatrans.ro
Bus from Oradea to Iași
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
alexatrans.ro
Bus from Schwechat to Iași
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
alexatrans.ro

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Chisinau Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Chișinău is 1 h ahead of Bratislava. It is currently 2:00 PM in Bratislava and 3:00 PM in Chișinău.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bratislava to Chișinău is 1194 km. It takes approximately 15 h 25 min to drive from Bratislava to Chișinău.

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Air Moldova, Austrian Airlines and Tarom offer flights from Vienna 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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