There are 5 ways to get from Odessa to Chișinău by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus via Bender  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Odessa to Bender
  2. Take the bus from Bender to Chişinău

$5 - $10

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Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Odessa to Chişinău

$4 - $10

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Chisinau

$6 - $10

Rideshare  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Odesa to Chişinău 109.5 miles

$5

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Odessa to Chișinău 109.7 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Odessa to Chișinău is to rideshare which costs 120 ₴ and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Odessa to Chișinău is to drive which costs 390 ₴ - 600 ₴ and takes 2 h 44 min.

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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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Odessa Gl. and arriving at Chisinau. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Odessa and Chișinău is 154 km. The road distance is 175.5 km.

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The best way to get from Odessa to Chișinău without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 140 ₴ - 270 ₴.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Odessa to Chișinău, including transfers.

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Odessa to Chișinău bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, depart from Odessa station.

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

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The best way to get from Odessa to Chișinău is to bus which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 140 ₴ - 270 ₴. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170 ₴ - 290 ₴ and takes 4 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Odessa to Chișinău.
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  • Distance: 96.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

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

You can take a bus from Odessa to Chișinău via Bender in around 4 h 48 min. Alternatively, Ukrainian Railways (UZ) operates a train from Odessa to Chișinău once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 4 h 56 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Odessa to Bender
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Odessa to Chişinău
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Bender to Chişinău
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
autogara.md
Odessa bus station
Website
odessabus.com
Bus from Odessa to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
odessabus.com
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Odesa to Chişinău
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Odessa to Chișinău bus services, operated by Chisinau Bus Station, arrive at Chişinău station.

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

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

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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.

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