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There are 7 ways to get from Varna to Chișinău by plane, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly from Varna  •  4h 57m

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

$134 - $504

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Train, night train  •  23h 53m

  1. Take the train from Varna to Focsani Ir
  2. Take the night train from Focsani to Chisinau

$33 - $49

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Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly  •  8h 2m

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

$80 - $140

Bus S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L  •  11h 55m

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

$89 - $112

Bus Alba Service  •  15h 40m

  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

$40 - $51

Train  •  23h 31m

  1. Take the train from Varna to Pascani Ir
  2. Take the train from Pascani to Iasi R / ...
  3. Take the train from Ungheni to Chisinau

$35 - $53

Drive  •  8h 36m

  1. Drive from Varna to Chișinău 362.5 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Varna to Chișinău is to train and night train which costs $30 - $50 and takes 23h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Varna to Chișinău is to fly which costs $130 - $550 and takes 4h 57m.

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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 11h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Varna to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Varna and arriving at Chisinau via Pascani, Iasi and Ungheni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 31m.

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

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The best way to get from Varna to Chișinău without a car is to bus which takes 11h 55m and costs $85 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Varna to Chișinău, including transfers.

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Varna to Chișinău bus services, operated by Mercado Sud, depart from Varna station.

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Varna to Chișinău train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Varna station.

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The best way to get from Varna to Chișinău is to fly which takes 4h 57m and costs $130 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $120 and takes 11h 55m, you could also train, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 23h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Varna to Chișinău.
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  • Distance: 267.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

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

Turkish Airlines, S7 Airlines and three other airlines fly from Varna to Chișinău once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Varna to Chișinău via Mangalia in around 11h 55m.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Varna to Chisinau via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Varna to Chisinau via Constanta, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $180
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Varna to Chisinau via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Arkia Israel Airlines
Website
arkia.com
Flights from Varna to Chisinau via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,000
Train operators
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Varna to Pascani
Ave. Duration
14h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Train from Varna to Focsani
Ave. Duration
12h 11m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Pascani to Iasi
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Focsani to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Ungheni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Varna to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Mercado Sud
Phone
(0721) 643.210
Email
office@mercado-sud.ro
Website
mercado-sud.ro
Bus from Varna to Mangalia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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
10h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35
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
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
autogara.md
Bus from Sărata-Galbenă to Chişinău Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
autogara.md

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There is no direct flight from Varna Airport to Chisinau Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Varna to Chișinău bus services, operated by S.C Mirtrans - Express S.R.L, arrive at Chisinau station.

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Varna to Chișinău train services, operated by Moldovan Railways (CFM), arrive at Chisinau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Varna to Chișinău is 580 km. It takes approximately 8h 36m to drive from Varna to Chișinău.

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S7 Airlines, Air Moldova, Wizz Air and two other airlines offer flights from Varna Airport to Chisinau Airport.

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There are 459+ hotels available in Chișinău. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Varna to Varna Airport is to taxi which takes 10m and costs $2 - $4.

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