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There are 3 ways to get from Chișinău to Odessa by train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Odessa Gl.

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Chişinău to Odesa 109.9 miles


1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Chișinău to Odessa 109.5 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Chișinău to Odessa is to rideshare which costs $5 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chișinău to Odessa is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chisinau and arriving at Odessa Gl.. Services depart three times a week, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Chișinău and Odessa is 154 km. The road distance is 175.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Odessa without a car is to train which takes 4 h 16 min and costs $5 - $10.

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The train from Chisinau to Odessa Gl. takes 4 h 16 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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

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Chișinău to Odessa train services, operated by Moldovan Railways (CFM), arrive at Odessa Gl. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chișinău to Odessa is 175 km. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Chișinău to Odessa.

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There are 2206+ hotels available in Odessa. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 96.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

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

Moldovan Railways (CFM) operates a train from Chișinău to Odessa 3 times a week. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 4 h 16 min.

Train operators
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Train from Chisinau to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Other operators

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Rideshare from Chişinău to Odesa
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Once daily
Estimated price
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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Chișinău and Odessa. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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