There are 6 ways to get from Moscow to Chișinău by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Moscow Domodedovo  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Chisinau (KIV) DME - KIV

$52 - $147

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Bus  •  29 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Moscow Central Bus Terminal to Chișinău Autogara Nord

$31 - $46

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Fly from Moscow Vnukovo  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to Chisinau (KIV) VKO - KIV

$99 - $199

Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Chisinau (KIV) SVO - KIV

$72 - $237

Train  •  46 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Warszawa Zachodnia D / ...
  2. Take the train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Przemysl Gl.
  3. Take the train from Przemysl Gl. to Razdelnaja D
  4. Take the train from Razdelnaja to Chisinau

$67 - $102

Drive  •  17 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Chișinău 843.4 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Chișinău is to bus which costs RUB 2000 - RUB 3100 and takes 29 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Chișinău is to fly which costs RUB 3400 - RUB 10000 and takes 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Moscow to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Moskva Belorusskaja and arriving at Chisinau via Warszawa Zachodnia, Przemysl Gl. and Razdelnaja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 10 min.

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The distance between Moscow and Chișinău is 1145 km. The road distance is 1349.4 km.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Chișinău without a car is to bus which takes 29 h 55 min and costs RUB 2000 - RUB 3100.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Moscow to Chișinău, including transfers.

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Moscow to Chișinău train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Moskva Belorusskaja station.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Chișinău is to fly which takes 5 h 17 min and costs RUB 3400 - RUB 10000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 2000 - RUB 3100 and takes 29 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs RUB 4300 - RUB 7000 and takes 46 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Moscow Domodedovo Airport to Chisinau Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Chișinău is 1 h behind Moscow. It is currently 8:11 PM in Moscow and 8:11 PM in Chișinău.

Map of how to get from Moscow to Chișinău.
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  • Distance: 715.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Chișinău, Moldova?

Air Moldova and S7 Airlines fly from Moscow to Chișinău 4 times a day. Alternatively, Avtovokzaly.ru operates a bus from Moscow to Chișinău 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 28 h 25 min.

Airlines
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Fly One
Website
flyone.md
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Chisinau via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

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Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Zachodnia to Przemysl Gl.
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Przemysl Gl. to Razdelnaja
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Moscow Central Bus Terminal to Chișinău Autogara Nord
Ave. Duration
28 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Moscow to Chișinău is 1349 km. It takes approximately 17 h 7 min to drive from Moscow to Chișinău.

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S7 Airlines and Air Moldova offer flights from Moscow Domodedovo Airport to Chisinau Airport.

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There are 438+ hotels available in Chișinău. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Moscow Domodedovo Airport is to train which takes 45 min and costs RUB 420.

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