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There are 4 ways to get from Iași to Chișinău by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$7

Cheapest option

Night train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the night train from Nicolina to Chisinau

$5 - $9

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bereshti to Chisinau D

$10 - $16

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Iași to Chișinău 96 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Iași to Chișinău is to bus which costs $7 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iași to Chișinău is to bus which costs $7 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Iași and arriving at Chișinău. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Nicolina and arriving at Chisinau. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 8 min.

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The distance between Iași and Chișinău is 97 km. The road distance is 153.7 km.

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The best way to get from Iași to Chișinău without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $7.

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The bus from Iași to Chișinău takes 2 h 10 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Iași to Chișinău bus services, operated by ALVERS TUR, depart from Iași station.

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Iași to Chișinău train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Nicolina station.

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The best way to get from Iași to Chișinău is to bus which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $9 - $16 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Iași to Chișinău.
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  • Distance: 60.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

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

ALVERS TUR operates a bus from Iași to Chișinău twice daily. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, Moldovan Railways (CFM) operates a train from Iași to Chișinău twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min.

Train operators
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Bereshti to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
railway.md
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
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

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

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Iași to Chișinău train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), arrive at Chisinau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Iași to Chișinău is 154 km. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Iași to Chișinău.

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