There are 4 ways to get from Cahul to Odessa by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cahul to Chişinău Southern Bus
  2. Take the train from Chisinau to Odessa Gl.

$14 - $29

3 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Cahul to Giurgiulești
  2. Take the bus from Giurgiulești to Odessa Central Bus Sofia-Varna-Odessa

$25 - $32

Bus via Tatarbunary  •  13 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Cahul to Giurgiulești
  2. Take the bus from Giurgiulești to Tatarbunary
  3. Take the bus from Tatarbunary to Odessa, Pryvoz

$25 - $33

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Cahul to Odessa 175.3 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Cahul to Odessa is to bus and train which costs $13 - $29 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cahul to Odessa is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cahul to Odessa. However, there are services departing from Cahul and arriving at Odessa Central Bus via Giurgiulești. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 12 min.

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The distance between Cahul and Odessa is 205 km. The road distance is 280.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cahul to Odessa without a car is to bus and train which takes 9 h 10 min and costs $13 - $29.

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It takes approximately 9 h 10 min to get from Cahul to Odessa, including transfers.

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Cahul to Odessa bus services, operated by Chisinau Bus Station, depart from Cahul station.

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Cahul to Odessa bus services, operated by Maximov Tours, arrive at Odessa Central Bus station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cahul to Odessa is 281 km. It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to drive from Cahul to Odessa.

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There are 2524+ hotels available in Odessa. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cahul to Odessa.
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  • Distance: 128.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 10 min

What companies run services between Cahul, Moldova and Odessa, Ukraine?

You can take a bus from Cahul to Odessa via Giurgiulești in around 11 h 12 min.

Train operators
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Cahul to Chişinău Southern Bus
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
autogara.md
Bus from Cahul to Giurgiulești
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
autogara.md
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Giurgiulești to Odessa Central Bus
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Bus from Giurgiulești to Tatarbunary
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Tatarbunary to Odessa, Pryvoz
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua

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