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

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Recommended option

Bus via Bender  •  4 h 50 min

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

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Odesa to Chişinău 109.5 miles

$5

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Chisinau

$6 - $11

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Odessa to Chişinău

$4 - $10

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Odessa to Chișinău 109.7 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Odessa to Chișinău is to rideshare which costs 111 ₴ and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Odessa to Chișinău is to drive which takes 2 h 44 min and costs 360 ₴ - 550 ₴.

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The distance between Odessa and Chișinău is 154 km. The road distance is 175 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Odessa to Chișinău, including transfers.

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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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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 50 min. Alternatively, Ukrainian Railways (UZ) operates a train from Odessa to Chișinău once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $11 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 33 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
$10
Schedules at
odessabus.com
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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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