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There are 6 ways to get from Chișinău to Criva by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Rediul-Mare
  2. Take a taxi from Rediul-Mare to Criva

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Chişinău Central Bus to Orhei
  2. Take the bus from Orhei to Criva Border

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Bălţi  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Belz-Orasch
  2. Take the bus from Balti to Criva Border

Train, bus  •  11h 7m

  1. Take the train from Kishinev to Iasi 401
  2. Take the bus from Iaşi to Darabani

Taxi  •  3h 53m

  1. Take a taxi from Chișinău to Criva 268.5 km

Drive  •  3h 53m

  1. Drive from Chișinău to Criva 268.5 km

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Last updated: May 25 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chișinău to Criva is to bus which costs $8 - $16 and takes 6h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Chișinău to Criva is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 3h 53m.

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It is 216 km from Chișinău to Criva. It is approximately 268.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Criva without a car is to train and taxi which takes 6h 56m and costs $30 - $40.

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It takes approximately 6h 56m to get from Chișinău to Criva, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chișinău to Criva is 269 km. It takes approximately 3h 53m to drive from Chișinău to Criva.

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  • Distance: 215.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 56m

What companies run services between Chișinău, Moldova and Criva, Moldova?

You can take a bus from Chișinău to Criva via Orhei and Criva Border in around 6h 57m.

Train operators
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Rediul-Mare
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Belz-Orasch
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău Central Bus to Orhei
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
autogara.md
Bus from Orhei to Criva Border
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
autogara.md
Bus from Balti to Criva Border
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
autogara.md
RVG
Phone
0231 531589
Email
office@rvg.ro
Website
rvg.ro
Bus from Iaşi to Darabani
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
rvg.ro
Other operators
Taxi from Rediul-Mare to Criva
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Estimated price
$18 - $22

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