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There are 9 ways to get from Moldova to Turkey by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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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Train to Odesa, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Tiraspol to Odessa Gl.
  2. Fly from Odesa (ODS) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) ODS - IST

$81 - $140

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Bus Chisinau Bus Station  •  23 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Chişinău station to Istanbul

$47 - $101

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Fly Chisinau to Istanbul Ataturk  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Chisinau (KIV) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) KIV - IST

$66 - $101

Fly Chisinau to Izmir  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Chisinau (KIV) to Izmir (ADB) KIV - ADB

$101 - $251

Fly Chisinau to Antalya  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Chisinau (KIV) to Antalya (AYT) KIV - AYT

$164 - $395

Fly Chisinau to Ankara  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Chisinau (KIV) to Ankara (ESB) KIV - ESB

$112 - $262

Bus TransEvren  •  20 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Chisinau to Constanta
  2. Take the bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray

$99 - $118

Train, night train  •  31 h

  1. Take the train from Chisinau to Ungheni
  2. Take the train from Iasi to Bucuresti Nord Gara A Ir
  3. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$50 - $66

Drive  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Chișinău to Istanbul 648.5 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Moldova to Turkey is to train and night train which costs $50 - $70 and takes 31 h.

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The quickest way to get from Moldova to Turkey is to fly which costs $65 - $110 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Moldova to Turkey. However, there are services departing from Chisinau and arriving at Istanbul - Aksaray via Constanta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 30 min.

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The distance between Moldova and Turkey is 1060 km. The road distance is 1037.6 km.

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The best way to get from Moldova to Turkey without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 30 min and costs $95 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Moldova to Turkey, including transfers.

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Moldova to Turkey bus services, operated by S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L, depart from Chisinau station.

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The best way to get from Moldova to Turkey is to fly which takes 4 h 17 min and costs $65 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $120 and takes 20 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Odesa Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Moldova to Turkey bus services, operated by TransEvren, arrive at Istanbul - Aksaray station.

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Map of how to get from Moldova to Turkey.
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  • Distance: 662.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Moldova and Turkey?

Air Moldova, Turkish Airlines and Tarom fly from Chișinău to Istanbul 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chișinău to Istanbul via Constanta in around 20 h 30 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Chisinau to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Flights from Chisinau to Izmir via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Chisinau to Izmir via Istanbul Ataturk, Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Chisinau to Izmir via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Chisinau to Antalya via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Chisinau to Antalya via Istanbul Ataturk, Ankara
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Chisinau to Ankara via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Chisinau to Ankara via Istanbul Ataturk, Antalya
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Chisinau to Ankara via Istanbul Ataturk, Izmir
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Chisinau to Izmir via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Chisinau to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Aircompany Atlasjet Ukraine
Website
atlasglb.com.ua
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Odesa to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Chisinau to Istanbul Ataturk via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $240
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Chisinau to Antalya via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Train operators
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Tiraspol to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Ungheni
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
railway.md
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L
Phone
+40 743 420 420
Email
rezervari@mirtrans-express.com
Website
mirtrans-express.com
Bus from Chisinau to Constanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
mirtrans-express.com
TransEvren
Phone
+4-0241-831.491
Email
transevren1@yahoo.com
Website
transevren.ro
Bus from Constanta to Istanbul - Aksaray
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
transporturi.transevren.ro
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Chişinău station to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
23 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Schedules at
autogara.md

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Turkey is 1 h ahead of Moldova. It is currently 9:19 PM in Moldova and 10:19 PM in Turkey.

Yes, the driving distance between Moldova to Turkey is 1038 km. It takes approximately 14 h 40 min to drive from Moldova to Turkey.

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Aircompany Atlasjet Ukraine, Onur Air, Ukraine International Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Odesa Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Turkey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Moldova to Chisinau Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs $1.

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