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

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Bus  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Chișinău to Iași

$7

Cheapest option

Night train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the night train from Chisinau to Nicolina

$5 - $9

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Ungheni
  2. Take the train from Ungheni to Socola

$7 - $10

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Chișinău to Iași 96.2 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Chișinău to Iași is to bus which costs $7 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chișinău to Iași is to bus which costs $7 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chișinău and arriving at Iași. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Chisinau and arriving at Nicolina. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Chișinău and Iași is 97 km. The road distance is 153.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Iași without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $7.

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The bus from Chișinău to Iași takes 2 h 9 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Chișinău to Iași is to bus which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $7 - $11 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Chișinău to Iași.
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  • Distance: 60.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

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

ALVERS TUR operates a bus from Chișinău to Iași twice daily. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chișinău to Iași via Ungheni in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Ungheni
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
railway.md
Train from Ungheni to Socola
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
railway.md
Night train from Chisinau to Nicolina
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
ALVERS TUR
Phone
022 211 051
Email
info@alverstur.md
Website
alverstur.md
Bus from Chișinău to Iași
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
alverstur.md

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

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

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

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There are 181+ hotels available in Iași. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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