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Recommended option

Bus  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Kishinjov to Khotin
  2. Take the bus from Khotin to Chernivtsi

$14 - $29

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Chișinău to Iași
  2. Take the train from Iasi to Pascani
  3. Take the train from Paşcani to Chernivtsi

$31 - $47

Train  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Ungheni
  2. Take the train from Iasi to Pascani
  3. Take the train from Paşcani to Chernivtsi

$31 - $52

Night train, train  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the night train from Chisinau to Roman
  2. Take the train from Roman to Chernivtsi

$34 - $49

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Chișinău to Chernivtsi 205.5 miles

$26 - $40

Fly  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Chisinau (KIV) to Chernivtsi (CWC) KIV - CWC

$101 - $312

What companies run services between Chișinău, Moldova and Chernivtsi, Ukraine?

You can take a bus from Chișinău to Chernivtsi via Khotin in around 10 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chișinău to Chernivtsi via Ungheni, Iasi, Pascani, and Paşcani in around 13 h 36 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Chisinau to Chernivtsi via Kiev
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Flights from Chisinau to Chernivtsi via Istanbul, Kiev
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Chisinau to Chernivtsi via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Chisinau to Chernivtsi via Vienna, Kiev
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Chisinau to Chernivtsi via Athens, Kiev
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Paşcani to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Roman to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Ungheni
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
railway.md
Night train from Chisinau to Roman
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Kishinjov to Khotin
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Schedules at
autogara.md
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Khotin to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
ALVERS TUR
Phone
022 211 051
Email
info@alverstur.md
Website
alverstur.md
Bus from Chișinău to Iași
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
alverstur.md

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chișinău and Chernivtsi is 261 km. The road distance is 329 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chișinău to Chernivtsi is to bus which costs $13 - $29 and takes 10 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Chișinău to Chernivtsi is to drive which takes 4 h 50 min and costs $26 - $40.

No, there is no direct train from Chișinău to Chernivtsi. However, there are services departing from Chisinau and arriving at Chernivtsi via Ungheni, Iasi and Paşcani. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 36 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Chișinău to Chernivtsi. However, there are services departing from Kishinjov and arriving at Chernivtsi via Khotin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 48 min to get from Chișinău to Chernivtsi, including transfers.