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There are 10 ways to get from London to Chișinău by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Train to London Luton, fly to Chisinau  •  6h 57m

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

$126 - $392

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Fly London Heathrow to Chisinau  •  8h 41m

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

$137 - $436

Fly London Stansted to Chisinau  •  6h 36m

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

$304 - $389

Train to London Luton, fly to Iasi, train  •  10h 42m

  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 Ungheni to Chisinau

$131 - $270

Train, bus  •  37h 45m

  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

$473 - $826

Train  •  2 days 0h

  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 Budapest-Keleti Rjx
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord Ir
  5. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord to Kishinev 402

$409 - $890

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

$127 - $195

Bus  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Chișinău

$159

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  26h 51m

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

$520 - $677

Drive, car ferry  •  28h 23m

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

$422 - $664

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Chișinău is to bus which costs £112 and takes 2 days 7h.

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The fastest way to get from London to Chișinău is to fly. Taking this option will cost £210 - £280 and takes 6h 36m.

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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 Kishinev via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Budapest-Keleti and Bucuresti Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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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 45m and costs £330 - £600.

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It takes approximately 6h 57m 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 41m and costs £95 - £310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £280 - £650 and takes 2 days 0h, you could also bus, which costs £112 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: 6h 57m

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

LOT, Tarom and nine other airlines fly from London Paddington to Chișinău 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Chișinău via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Budapest-Keleti, and Bucuresti Nord in around 2 days 0h.

Airlines
Fly One
Website
flyone.eu
Flights from London Luton to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Chisinau via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Chisinau via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $460
Wizz Air UK
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Chisinau via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from London Heathrow to Chisinau via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Chisinau via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from London Heathrow to Chisinau via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from London Stansted to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $350
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Iasi
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
$20 - $25
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
$23 - $35
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Ungheni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
railway.md
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Ungeny to Kishinev
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Bucuresti Nord
Ave. Duration
15h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Bucuresti Nord to Kishinev
Ave. Duration
13h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$15 - $20
1st Class
$41 - $47
Train from Iasi to Kishinev
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $13
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$11 - $13
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 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
Railjet
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
$186
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
$191
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Bus from London Victoria Station to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
2 days 7h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
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
$120 - $160
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
$95 - $180
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
$95 - $180
Standard Car - Flexi
$160 - $210

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The quickest flight from London Luton Airport to Chisinau Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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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 2:42 PM in London and 4:42 PM in Chișinău.

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

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Fly One and Wizz Air UK offer flights from London Luton Airport to Chisinau Airport.

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There are 68+ 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 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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