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There are 5 ways to get from Lviv to Chișinău by train, car or plane

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Train  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Lvov to Razdelnaja D
  2. Take the train from Razdelnaja to Chisinau

$8 - $20

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Train via Shmerinka  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Lvov to Shmerinka D
  2. Take the train from Shmerinka to Chisinau D

$16 - $27

Drive  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Lviv to Chișinău 369.8 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Chisinau  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Chisinau (KIV) LWO - KIV

$76 - $241

Fly to Odesa, train  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Odesa (ODS) LWO - ODS
  2. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Chisinau

$56 - $131

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The cheapest way to get from Lviv to Chișinău is to train which costs 230 ₴ - 550 ₴ and takes 15 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lviv to Chișinău is to drive which costs 1 300 ₴ - 2 000 ₴ and takes 8 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lviv to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Lvov and arriving at Chisinau via Razdelnaja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 5 min.

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The distance between Lviv and Chișinău is 476 km. The road distance is 591.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Chișinău without a car is to train which takes 15 h 5 min and costs 230 ₴ - 550 ₴.

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It takes approximately 15 h 5 min to get from Lviv to Chișinău, including transfers.

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Lviv to Chișinău train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), depart from Lvov station.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Chișinău is to train which takes 15 h 5 min and costs 230 ₴ - 550 ₴. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 2 100 ₴ - 7 000 ₴ and takes 9 h 19 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lviv Airport to Chisinau Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Lviv to Chișinău.
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  • Distance: 297.3 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 5 min

What companies run services between Lviv, Ukraine and Chișinău, Moldova?

You can take a train from Lviv to Chișinău via Razdelnaja in around 15 h 5 min. Alternatively, LOT, Ukraine International Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Lviv to Chișinău every 3 hours.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Lviv to Chisinau via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Flights from Lviv to Odesa via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Lviv to Odesa via Boryspil, Vilnius
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Lviv to Chisinau via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Lviv to Chisinau via Poznan, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Lviv to Odesa via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $4,400
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Lviv to Chisinau via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
10 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Lviv to Chisinau via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Lviv to Chisinau via Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Motor Sich
Website
motorsich.com
Flights from Lviv to Odesa via Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Razdelnaja
Ave. Duration
10 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$4 - $6
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$18 - $25
Train from Razdelnaja to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
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uz.gov.ua
Train from Lvov to Shmerinka
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$14 - $20
Train from Shmerinka to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
11 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Odessa Gl. to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua

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Yes, the driving distance between Lviv to Chișinău is 592 km. It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to drive from Lviv to Chișinău.

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Ryanair, Ernest, Ukraine International Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Lviv Airport to Chisinau Airport.

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There are 449+ hotels available in Chișinău. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lviv to Lviv Airport is to Trolleybus which takes 22 min and costs 5 ₴.

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