Select from 3 ways to get there

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Mangalia
  2. Take the bus from Mangalia to Chisinau

$95 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus Alba Service  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Cahul
  2. Take the bus from Cahul to Sărata-Galbenă
  3. Take the bus from Sărata-Galbenă to Chişinău Central Bus Station

$42 - $52

4 alternative options

Bus via Constanta  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Constanta
  2. Take the bus from Constanta to Chisinau

$93 - $119

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Varna to Chișinău 362.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from Varna  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Varna (VAR) to Chisinau (KIV) VAR - KIV

$69 - $274

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Chisinau (KIV) OTP - KIV

$64 - $140

What companies run services between Varna, Bulgaria and Chișinău, Moldova?

You can take a bus from Varna to Chișinău via Mangalia in around 11 h 55 min. Alternatively, Turkish Airlines, S7 Airlines and six other airlines fly from Varna to Chișinău 4 times a day.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Varna to Chisinau via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Varna to Chisinau via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Chisinau via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Varna to Chisinau via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Varna to Chisinau via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Arkia Israel Airlines
Website
arkia.com
Flights from Varna to Chisinau via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,000
Bus operators
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Varna to Mangalia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Varna to Constanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
mercado-sud.ro
S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L
Phone
+40 743 420 420
Email
rezervari@mirtrans-express.com
Website
mirtrans-express.com
Bus from Mangalia to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Schedules at
mirtrans-express.com
Bus from Constanta to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
mirtrans-express.com
Alba Service
Phone
+35952 91-99-03
Email
albatur@ukr.net
Website
albaserv.com
Bus from Varna to Cahul
Ave. Duration
10 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
albaserv.com
Chisinau Bus Station
Phone
+373 22 542-185
Email
autogara@mtc.md
Website
autogara.md
Bus from Cahul to Sărata-Galbenă
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
autogara.md
Bus from Sărata-Galbenă to Chişinău Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
autogara.md
Avtoekspres
Phone
+359 (0) 52 757 044
Email
info@autogaravn.com
Website
autogaravn.com
Bus from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Schedules at
autogaravn.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Varna and Chișinău is 428 km. The road distance is 580 km.

The cheapest way to get from Varna to Chișinău is to bus which costs $40 - $55 and takes 15 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Varna to Chișinău is to fly which takes 5 h 55 min and costs $65 - $280.

No, there is no direct bus from Varna to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Chisinau via Mangalia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 11 h 55 min to get from Varna to Chișinău, including transfers.