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There are 3 ways to get from Chișinău to Chernivtsi by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Chişinău Northern Bus Station to Chernivtsi

320 ₴

2 alternative options

Train  •  14h 40m

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Ungheni Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Iaşi to Paşcani
  3. Take the train from Paşcani to Vadul-Siret
  4. Take the train from Vadul-Siret to Chernovcy 960

1 020 ₴ - 2 108 ₴

Drive  •  4h 53m

  1. Drive from Chișinău to Chernivtsi 331.1 km

750 ₴ - 1 100 ₴

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The cheapest way to get from Chișinău to Chernivtsi is to bus which costs $12 and takes 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Chișinău to Chernivtsi is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chişinău Northern Bus Station station and arriving at Chernivtsi. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 7h.

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No, there is no direct train from Chișinău to Chernivtsi. However, there are services departing from Chisinau and arriving at Chernovcy via Ungeny, Iaşi, Paşcani and Vadul-Siret. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 40m.

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The distance between Chișinău and Chernivtsi is 262 km. The road distance is 331.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Chernivtsi without a car is to bus which takes 7h and costs $12.

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The bus from Chişinău Northern Bus Station to Chernivtsi takes 7h including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Chișinău to Chernivtsi bus services, operated by Gara Nord Chisinau, depart from Chişinău Northern Bus Station.

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Chișinău to Chernivtsi train services, operated by Moldovan Railways (CFM), depart from Chisinau station.

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Chernivtsi is to bus which takes 7h and costs $12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $80 and takes 14h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Chișinău to Chernivtsi.
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  • Distance: 261.6 km
  • Duration: 7h

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

Gara Nord Chisinau operates a bus from Chişinău Northern Bus Station to Chernivtsi 5 times a day. Tickets cost 320 ₴ and the journey takes 7h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chișinău to Chernivtsi via Ungheni, Ungeny, Iasi, Iaşi, Paşcani, Paşcani, and Vadul-Siret in around 14h 40m.

Train operators
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Ungheni
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
160 ₴ - 230 ₴
Website
railway.md
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Kishinev to Ungeny
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75 ₴ - 300 ₴
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
75 ₴ - 100 ₴
1st Class
260 ₴ - 300 ₴
Train from Iaşi to Paşcani
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55 ₴ - 240 ₴
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
55 ₴ - 70 ₴
1st Class
210 ₴ - 240 ₴
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Paşcani to Vadul-Siret
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
650 ₴ - 1 100 ₴
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
650 ₴ - 900 ₴
2nd class
800 ₴ - 1 100 ₴
1st class
1 100 ₴ - 1 600 ₴
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Vadul-Siret to Chernovcy
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
220 ₴ - 340 ₴
Schedules at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
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Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
1st Class
330 ₴ - 900 ₴
3rd Class
110 ₴ - 160 ₴
2nd Class
220 ₴ - 340 ₴
Bus operators
Gara Nord Chisinau
Website
garanord.md
Bus from Chişinău Northern Bus Station to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
320 ₴
Schedules at
garanord.md

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Chișinău to Chernivtsi bus services, operated by Gara Nord Chisinau, arrive at Chernivtsi station.

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Chișinău to Chernivtsi train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Chernovcy station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chișinău to Chernivtsi is 331 km. It takes approximately 4h 53m to drive from Chișinău to Chernivtsi.

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