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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Budapest to Chisinau  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Chisinau (KIV) BUD - KIV

$77 - $302

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Bus Trans Nicolaescu  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Gura Humorului
  2. Take the bus from Gura Humorului to Iași 005 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$26 - $30

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Fly Budapest to Iasi, bus  •  9 h 29 min

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

$91 - $1,625

Train to Vienna, fly to Chisinau  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Chisinau (KIV) VIE - KIV

$143 - $275

Bus SC Latino Expres S.R.L.  •  21 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Beclean
  2. Take the bus from Beclean to Iaşi 001
  3. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$82 - $112

Train  •  30 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov
  2. Take the train from Lvov to Razdelnaja D
  3. Take the train from Razdelnaja to Chisinau

$62 - $90

EuroNight, bus  •  26 h 56 min

  1. Take the EuroNight from Budapest-Kelenföld to Gara Brașov
  2. Take the bus from Braşov to Vaslui 8
  3. Take the bus from Vaslui to Chișinău

$48 - $65

Drive  •  13 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Chișinău 621.1 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Chișinău is to bus which costs 7 000 Ft - 8 500 Ft and takes 17 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Chișinău is to fly which costs 21 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft and takes 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Budapest and arriving at Chișinău via Gura Humorului and Iași. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Chisinau via Lvov and Razdelnaja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 3 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Chișinău is 743 km. The road distance is 993.8 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Chișinău without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 9 min and costs 7 000 Ft - 8 500 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Budapest to Chișinău, including transfers.

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Budapest to Chișinău bus services, operated by Trans Nicolaescu, depart from Budapest station.

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Budapest to Chișinău train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Budapest-Keleti station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Chișinău is to fly which takes 6 h 35 min and costs 21 000 Ft - 85 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7 000 Ft - 8 500 Ft and takes 17 h 9 min, you could also train, which costs 16 000 Ft - 25 000 Ft and takes 30 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Chișinău.
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  • Distance: 464.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Chișinău, Moldova?

Tarom, Ukraine International Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Budapest to Chișinău hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Chișinău via Gura Humorului and Iași in around 17 h 9 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Budapest to Chisinau via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,800
Flights from Budapest to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
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
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Chisinau via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Iasi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $3,500
Flights from Vienna to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Chisinau via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Iasi via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,700
Flights from Budapest to Iasi via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $3,500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Chisinau via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Flights from Budapest to Chisinau via Krakow, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Budapest to Chisinau via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Vienna to Chisinau via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Chisinau via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Chisinau via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Budapest to Iasi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Budapest to Iasi via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
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
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Lvov to Razdelnaja
Ave. Duration
10 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$25 - $40
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Budapest-Kelenföld to Gara Brașov
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
cd.cz
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 Vaslui to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Auto Confort
Website
autoconfortiasi.ro
Bus from Gura Humorului to Iași
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
autoconfortiasi.ro
Book at
autoconfortiasi.ro
Sami Trans
Phone
+4-0332-804.020
Website
sami.ro
Bus from Gura Humorului to Iaşi
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
sami.ro
Bus from Beclean to Iaşi
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
sami.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Budapest to Beclean
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Vertrantis
Phone
+4-0235-420.980
Website
vertrantis.autogari.ro
Bus from Braşov to Vaslui
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
vertrantis.autogari.ro
Transbus Codreanu
Phone
0268427267
Website
transbuscodreanu.autogari.ro
Bus from Braşov to Vaslui
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
transbuscodreanu.autogari.ro

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There is no direct flight from Budapest Airport to Chisinau Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Chișinău is 1 h ahead of Budapest. It is currently 5:02 PM in Budapest and 6:02 PM in Chișinău.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Chișinău is 994 km. It takes approximately 13 h 27 min to drive from Budapest to Chișinău.

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

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There are 438+ hotels available in Chișinău. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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