There are 6 ways to get from Chișinău to Bucharest by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Chisinau  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Chisinau (KIV) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) KIV - OTP

$51 - $112

Cheapest option

Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chişinău to Bucharest

$19 - $41

4 alternative options

Bus to Iasi, fly  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Chișinău to Iași
  2. Fly from Iasi (IAS) to Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) IAS - OTP

$38 - $145

Bus ALVERS TUR  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Chișinău to Bucharest Filaret

$20

Train  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Bucuresti Nord Gara A

$22 - $35

Drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Chișinău to Bucharest 273.6 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chișinău to Bucharest is to bus which costs $20 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chișinău to Bucharest is to fly which takes 2 h 55 min and costs $50 - $120.

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The distance between Chișinău and Bucharest is 357 km. The road distance is 438 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Chișinău to Bucharest, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chișinău and arriving at Bucharest Filaret. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chisinau and arriving at Bucuresti Nord Gara A. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 13 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Chișinău, Moldova and Bucharest, Romania?

Air Moldova and Tarom fly from Chișinău to Bucharest 4 times a day. Alternatively, ALVERS TUR operates a bus from Chișinău to Bucharest 5 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Chisinau to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Iasi to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $210
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Iasi to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Chisinau to Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Train operators
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
13 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
ALVERS TUR
Phone
022 211 051
Email
info@alverstur.md
Website
alverstur.md
Bus from Chișinău to Iași
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Bus from Chișinău to Bucharest Filaret
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău to Bucharest
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
autogara.md

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