There are 4 ways to get from Odessa to Chișinău by train, bus, rideshare or car
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Train • 4 h 29 min
$5 - $10
Bus • 5 h 20 min
$4 - $10
2 alternative options
Rideshare • 3 h 14 min
Drive • 2 h 44 min
$14 - $21
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Odessa to Chișinău is to rideshare which costs 117 ₴ and takes 3 h 14 min.
The quickest way to get from Odessa to Chișinău is to drive which costs 390 ₴ - 600 ₴ and takes 2 h 44 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Odessa and arriving at Chişinău. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Odessa Gl. and arriving at Chisinau. Services depart three times a week, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 29 min.
The distance between Odessa and Chișinău is 154 km. The road distance is 175.5 km.
The best way to get from Odessa to Chișinău without a car is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs 150 ₴ - 270 ₴.
The train from Odessa Gl. to Chisinau takes 4 h 29 min including transfers and departs three times a week.
Odessa to Chișinău bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, depart from Odessa station.
Odessa to Chișinău train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), depart from Odessa Gl. station.
The best way to get from Odessa to Chișinău is to train which takes 4 h 29 min and costs 150 ₴ - 270 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110 ₴ - 260 ₴ and takes 5 h 20 min.
What companies run services between Odessa, Ukraine and Chișinău, Moldova?
Ukrainian Railways (UZ) operates a train from Odessa to Chișinău 3 times a week. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 4 h 29 min. Alternatively, Ukraine buses operates a bus from Odessa to Chișinău every 3 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $10 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Odessa bus station also services this route every 4 hours.
Train from Odessa Gl. to Chisinau
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Rideshare from Odesa to Chişinău
- Ave. Duration
- 3 h 14 min
- Once daily
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More Questions & Answers
Odessa to Chișinău bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, arrive at Chişinău station.
Odessa to Chișinău train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Chisinau station.
Yes, the driving distance between Odessa to Chișinău is 175 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Odessa to Chișinău.
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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Odessa and Chișinău. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.