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There are 8 ways to get from Zagreb to Chișinău by plane, bus, train, night bus, night train or car

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

Fly to Chisinau  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Chisinau (KIV) ZAG - KIV

$177 - $257

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Train  •  35 h

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Chop
  3. Take the train from Chop to Razdelnaja
  4. Take the train from Razdelnaja to Chisinau

$60 - $95

6 alternative options

Fly to Iasi, bus  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Iasi (IAS) ZAG - IAS
  2. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$137 - $385

Train, bus  •  28 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Bekescsaba D / ...
  3. Take the train from Bekescsaba to Salonta R
  4. Take the train from Salonta to Iasi Ir
  5. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$65 - $98

Bus  •  28 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 427 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Trieste to Iaşi
  3. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$99 - $126

Night bus, bus  •  33 h 22 min

  1. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Vienna Airport
  2. Take the bus from Schwechat to Iași
  3. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$135 - $155

Train, night train  •  31 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Beclean pe Somes Ic
  3. Take the train from Beclean pe Somes to Iasi D / ...
  4. Take the night train from Iasi to Chisinau

$61 - $93

Drive  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Chișinău 834.6 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Chișinău is to train and night train which costs 390 kn - 600 kn and takes 31 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Chișinău is to fly which costs 1.100 kn - 1.700 kn and takes 7 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zagreb to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Chișinău via Trieste and Iași. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Chișinău. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Chisinau via Budapest-Keleti, Chop and Razdelnaja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h.

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The distance between Zagreb and Chișinău is 995 km. The road distance is 1335.4 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Chișinău without a car is to train and bus which takes 28 h 25 min and costs 420 kn - 650 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from Zagreb to Chișinău, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Chișinău bus services, operated by Crnja Tours, depart from Zagreb station.

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Zagreb to Chișinău train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Chișinău is to fly which takes 7 h 38 min and costs 1.100 kn - 1.700 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 600 kn - 850 kn and takes 28 h 31 min, you could also train, which costs 380 kn - 650 kn and takes 35 h.

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  • Distance: 622 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 38 min

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Chișinău, Moldova?

LOT, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Zagreb to Chișinău every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Chișinău via Trieste and Iași in around 28 h 31 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Chisinau via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Iasi via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Chisinau via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Iasi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Zagreb to Chisinau via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Zagreb to Iasi via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Chisinau via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Chisinau via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $450
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Zagreb to Chisinau via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Zagreb to Iasi via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Bekescsaba
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Bekescsaba to Salonta
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Beclean pe Somes
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Salonta to Iasi
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Beclean pe Somes to Iasi
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Night train from Iasi to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Chop
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chop to Razdelnaja
Ave. Duration
16 h 56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$5 - $7
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Razdelnaja to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
ALVERS TUR
Phone
022 211 051
Email
info@alverstur.md
Website
alverstur.md
Bus from Iași to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Zagreb to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Zagreb Zob to Trieste Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
globtour.com
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
atvo.it
Alexa Trans
Phone
0040 263 215 521
Email
alexa.trans@yahoo.com
Website
alexatrans.ro
Bus from Schwechat to Iași
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$99
Schedules at
alexatrans.ro

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Chisinau Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Zagreb to Chișinău bus services, operated by ALVERS TUR, arrive at Chișinău station.

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Chișinău is 1 h ahead of Zagreb. It is currently 2:50 PM in Zagreb and 3:50 PM in Chișinău.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Chișinău is 1335 km. It takes approximately 16 h 43 min to drive from Zagreb to Chișinău.

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Turkish Airlines, LOT, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Chisinau Airport.

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There are 447+ hotels available in Chișinău. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to line 290 shuttle which takes 31 min and costs .

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