There are 9 ways to get from Chișinău to Budapest 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.

Recommended option

Fly Chisinau to Budapest  •  6 h 9 min

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

$77 - $302

Cheapest option

Bus Trans Nicolaescu  •  17 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Chișinău to Iași
  2. Take the bus from Iaşi to Vatra Dornei 001 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Vatra Dornei to Budapest

$28 - $37

7 alternative options

Bus to Iasi, fly to Budapest  •  8 h 33 min

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

$92 - $1,625

Fly Chisinau to Vienna, train  •  7 h 52 min

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

$141 - $276

Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  21 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Chişinău to Arad
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Budapest

$90 - $167

Bus, train  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chișinău to Iași
  2. Take the train from Iasi to Oradea Ir
  3. Take the train from Biharkeresztes to Püspökladany R / ...
  4. Take the train from Püspökladany to Budapest-Nyugati Ic / ...

$43 - $66

Train, night train  •  24 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Iasi
  2. Take the train from Iasi to Beclean pe Somes D / ...
  3. Take the night train from Beclean pe Somes to Budapest-Keleti Ic

$79 - $119

Train  •  30 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  2. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti D / ...

$82 - $122

Drive  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Chișinău to Budapest 620.5 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chișinău to Budapest is to bus which costs $27 - $40 and takes 17 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chișinău to Budapest is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs $75 - $310.

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The distance between Chișinău and Budapest is 743 km. The road distance is 993 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Chișinău to Budapest, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chișinău to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Chișinău and arriving at Budapest via Iaşi and Vatra Dornei. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chișinău to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Chisinau and arriving at Budapest-Keleti via Iasi and Beclean pe Somes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 34 min.

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

Tarom, LOT and seven other airlines fly from Chișinău to Budapest every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chișinău to Budapest via Iași, Iaşi, and Vatra Dornei in around 17 h 57 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Chisinau to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,800
Flights from Iasi to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $2,000
Flights from Chisinau to Vienna via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Chisinau to Budapest via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Chisinau to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Iasi to Budapest via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Iasi to Budapest via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Chisinau to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Iasi to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $3,500
Flights from Chisinau to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Chisinau to Budapest via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $490
Flights from Chisinau to Vienna via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Chisinau to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Chisinau to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Chisinau to Vienna via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Iasi to Oradea
Ave. Duration
12 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Iasi to Beclean pe Somes
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Beclean pe Somes to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Biharkeresztes to Püspökladany
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Püspökladany to Budapest-Nyugati
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Iasi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
13 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $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
Sami Trans
Phone
+4-0332-804.020
Website
sami.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Vatra Dornei
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
sami.ro
Auto Confort
Website
autoconfortiasi.ro
Bus from Iași to Vatra Dornei
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
autoconfortiasi.ro
Book at
autoconfortiasi.ro
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău to Arad
Ave. Duration
15 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Schedules at
autogara.md
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Arad to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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