There are 5 ways to get from Chișinău to Athens by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Chisinau (KIV) to Athens (ATH) KIV - ATH

$110 - $190

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  28 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Odessa Gl.
  2. Take the bus from Odessa to Athens

$61 - $90

3 alternative options

Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  30 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Chişinău Southern Bus to Athens Bus Station

$68 - $154

Bus Union Ivkoni  •  34 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Chisinau to Constanta
  2. Take the bus from Constanta to Varna
  3. Take the bus from Varna to Athens

$146 - $190

Drive  •  19 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Chișinău to Athens 1016.7 miles

$240 - $360

What companies run services between Chișinău, Moldova and Athens, Greece?

Air Moldova, Wizz Air and two other airlines fly from Chișinău to Athens 3 times a day. Alternatively, Chisinau Bus Station operates a bus from Chișinău to Athens 3 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $150 and the journey takes 30 h.

Airlines
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Chisinau to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Chisinau to Athens
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Chisinau to Athens via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Chisinau to Athens via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $290
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 - $11
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Odessa to Athens
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău Southern Bus to Athens Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Schedules at
autogara.md
S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L
Phone
+40 743 420 420
Email
rezervari@mirtrans-express.com
Website
mirtrans-express.com
Bus from Chisinau to Constanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Schedules at
mirtrans-express.com
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Constanta to Varna
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Varna to Athens
Ave. Duration
21 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chișinău and Athens is 1088 km. The road distance is 1627 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chișinău to Athens is to train and bus which costs $60 - $95 and takes 28 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Chișinău to Athens is to fly which takes 5 h 13 min and costs $110 - $190.

No, there is no direct bus from Chișinău to Athens. However, there are services departing from Chisinau and arriving at Athens via Constanta and Varna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Chișinău to Athens, including transfers.