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There are 7 ways to get from Galați to Chișinău by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus Stefu Ion SRL  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Galaţi to Drăgușeni
  2. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$9

6 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Galaţi to Vaslui
  2. Take the bus from Vaslui to Chișinău

$17 - $21

Train, bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Galati(RO) to Iasi Ir
  2. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$16 - $21

Train  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Galati(RO) to Iasi Ir
  2. Take the train from Ungheni to Chisinau

$16 - $25

Train, night train  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Galati(RO) to Marasesti R
  2. Take the night train from Marasesti to Chisinau

$17 - $27

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Galați to Chișinău 145.8 miles

$23 - $35

Bus, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Galaţi to Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Chisinau (KIV) OTP - KIV

$62 - $128

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Galați to Chișinău is to bus which costs $8 - $10 and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Galați to Chișinău is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Galați to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Galaţi and arriving at Chișinău via Drăgușeni and Iași. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Galați to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Galati(RO) and arriving at Chisinau via Iasi and Ungheni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 6 min.

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The distance between Galați and Chișinău is 184 km. The road distance is 233.2 km.

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The best way to get from Galați to Chișinău without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 35 min and costs $8 - $10.

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It takes approximately 6 h 35 min to get from Galați to Chișinău, including transfers.

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Galați to Chișinău bus services, operated by Stefu Ion SRL, depart from Galaţi station.

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Galați to Chișinău train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Galati(RO) station.

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The best way to get from Galați to Chișinău is to bus which takes 6 h 35 min and costs $8 - $10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $16 - $26 and takes 11 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Galați to Chișinău.
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  • Distance: 114.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 35 min

What companies run services between Galați, Romania and Chișinău, Moldova?

You can take a bus from Galați to Chișinău via Drăgușeni and Iași in around 6 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Galați to Chișinău via Iasi and Ungheni in around 11 h 6 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Galati(RO) to Iasi
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Galati(RO) to Marasesti
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Marasesti to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Ungheni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
Stefu Ion SRL
Phone
+4-0758-843.080
Website
stefuion.autogari.ro
Bus from Galaţi to Drăgușeni
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
stefuion.autogari.ro
ALVERS TUR
Phone
022 211 051
Email
info@alverstur.md
Website
alverstur.md
Bus from Iași to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Bus from Vaslui to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Nicktrans
Phone
0230 / 531.339
Email
nicktrans_sv@yahoo.com
Website
nicktrans.ro
Bus from Galaţi to Vaslui
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
nicktrans.ro
Patru Plus Trans
Phone
+4 0233 222 212
Email
patrutrans1994@yahoo.com
Website
patruplustrans.ro
Bus from Galaţi to Vaslui
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
patruplustrans.ro
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Galaţi to Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Chisinau Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Galați to Chișinău bus services, operated by ALVERS TUR, arrive at Chișinău station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Galați to Chișinău is 233 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Galați to Chișinău.

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Air Moldova and Tarom offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Chisinau Airport.

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There are 440+ hotels available in Chișinău. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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