There are 12 ways to get from London to Chișinău by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly London Heathrow to Chisinau  •  8h 27m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Chisinau (KIV) LHR - KIV

$188 - $640

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Train to Southend, fly to Iasi, train  •  10h 1m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Iasi (IAS) SEN - IAS
  3. Take the train from Beresti to Chisinau

$80 - $325

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Train to London Luton, fly to Chisinau  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Chisinau (KIV) LTN - KIV

$108 - $490

Fly London Stansted to Chisinau  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Chisinau (KIV) STN - KIV

$370 - $734

Fly London City to Chisinau  •  9h 13m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Chisinau (KIV) LCY - KIV

$83 - $437

Train to London Luton, fly to Iasi, train  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Iasi (IAS) LTN - IAS
  3. Take the train from Beresti to Chisinau

$81 - $434

Train, bus  •  37h 36m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Regensburg Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the bus from Regensburg to Chișinău

$412 - $751

Train  •  44h 56m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wien Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Chop
  5. Take the train from Chop-Pas to Rozdilna I
  6. Take the train from Rozdilna I to Chisinau 842

$414 - $867

Bus and ferry, train  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Tottenham Hale Bus Station to Iaşi
  2. Take the train from Iasi to Kishinev 402

$117 - $171

Bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Chișinău

$142

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  26h 59m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Chișinău

$494 - $651

Drive, car ferry  •  28h 31m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Chișinău

$334 - $545

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Chișinău is to bus which costs £117 and takes 2 days 7h.

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The quickest way to get from London to Chișinău is to fly which costs £300 - £600 and takes 6h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Station station and arriving at Chișinău. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 days 7h.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Chisinau via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Wien Hbf, Chop-Pas and Rozdilna I. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44h 56m.

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The distance between London and Chișinău is 2147 km.

The best way to get from London to Chișinău without a car is to train and bus which takes 37h 36m and costs £330 - £650.

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It takes approximately 8h 27m to get from London to Chișinău, including transfers.

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London to Chișinău bus services, operated by ALVERS TUR, depart from London Victoria Station.

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London to Chișinău train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Chișinău is to fly which takes 8h 27m and costs £150 - £550. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £340 - £750 and takes 44h 56m, you could also bus, which costs £117 and takes 2 days 7h.

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Map of how to get from London to Chișinău.
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  • Distance: 2147 km
  • Duration: 8h 27m

What companies run services between London, England and Chișinău, Moldova?

LOT, Tarom and nine other airlines fly from London Paddington to Chișinău hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Chișinău via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Wien Hbf, Chop-Pas, and Rozdilna I in around 44h 56m.

Airlines
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from London Stansted to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Flights from London City to Chisinau via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from London City to Chisinau via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from London City to Chisinau via Nice
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London City to Chisinau via Prague
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London City to Chisinau via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from London Luton to Iasi
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Southend to Iasi
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Chisinau via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Chisinau via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from London City to Chisinau via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Chisinau via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Air Bagan
Website
airbagan.com
Flights from London Luton to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from London Heathrow to Chisinau via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from London Heathrow to Chisinau via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Fly One
Website
flyone.md
Flights from London City to Chisinau via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from London Luton to Iasi
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
$17 - $21
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$12 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Beresti to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
railway.md
Eurostar
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Chop
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chop-Pas to Rozdilna I
Ave. Duration
16h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Schedules at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Book at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
1st Class
$35 - $70
3rd Class
$6 - $10
2nd Class
$13 - $30
Train from Rozdilna I to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Book at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
1st Class
$14 - $35
3rd Class
$4 - $7
2nd Class
$8 - $15
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$160
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
ALVERS TUR
Phone
022 211 051
Email
info@alverstur.md
Website
alverstur.md
Bus from Regensburg to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
26h 34m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Bus from London Victoria Station to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$142
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Iuga Class Lux
Website
iugaclasslux.ro
Bus and ferry from Tottenham Hale Bus Station to Iaşi
Ave. Duration
46h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
iugaclasslux.ro
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $60
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$24 - $35
Reclining Seat
$30
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$7
2-bed inside cabin
$40 - $60

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Chisinau Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Chișinău is 2h ahead of London. It is currently 10:10 PM in London and 12:10 AM in Chișinău.

London to Chișinău train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Chisinau station.

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British Airways, LOT, Tarom and four other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Chisinau Airport.

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There are 583+ hotels available in Chișinău. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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