There are 8 ways to get from Zagreb to Chișinău by plane, bus, train, shuttle, 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.

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Fly to Chisinau  •  7 h 19 min

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

$186 - $368

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Train, bus  •  24 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli
  2. Take the bus from Budapest to Gura Humorului
  3. Take the bus from Gura Humorului to Iași 005 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$51 - $65

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Fly to Iasi, bus  •  9 h 20 min

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

$145 - $501

Bus  •  28 h 46 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

$95 - $192

Shuttle, bus  •  30 h 18 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Gorizia
  2. Take the bus from Gorizia to Iaşi
  3. Take the bus from Iași to Chișinău

$103 - $496

Train, EuroNight, bus  •  32 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Kelenföld
  2. Take the EuroNight from Budapest-Kelenföld to Gara Brașov
  3. Take the bus from Braşov to Vaslui 8
  4. Take the bus from Vaslui to Chișinău

$64 - $94

Train  •  36 h 52 min

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

$75 - $115

Drive  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Chișinău 834.6 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Chișinău is to train and bus which costs 320 kn - 410 kn and takes 24 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Chișinău is to fly which costs 1.100 kn - 2.400 kn and takes 7 h 19 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 46 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, Lvov and Razdelnaja. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 52 min.

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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 24 h 21 min and costs 320 kn - 410 kn.

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It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Zagreb to Chișinău, including transfers.

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

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Zagreb to Chișinău train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Chișinău is to fly which takes 7 h 19 min and costs 1.100 kn - 2.400 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 600 kn - 1.300 kn and takes 28 h 46 min, you could also train, which costs 470 kn - 750 kn and takes 36 h 52 min.

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  • Distance: 622 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 19 min

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

LOT, Austrian Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Zagreb to Chișinău every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Chișinău via Trieste, Iaşi, and Iași in around 28 h 46 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Chisinau via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Iasi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Chisinau via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Iasi via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
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
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Chisinau via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $450
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Zagreb to Iasi via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Déli
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
hzpp.hr
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $50
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Zagreb to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Night train from Budapest-Kelenföld to Gara Brașov
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
cd.cz
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Lvov
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Lvov to Razdelnaja
Ave. Duration
10 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$25 - $40
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
Bus from Vaslui to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Auto Confort
Website
autoconfortiasi.ro
Bus from Gura Humorului to Iași
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
autoconfortiasi.ro
Book at
autoconfortiasi.ro
Sami Trans
Phone
+4-0332-804.020
Website
sami.ro
Bus from Gura Humorului to Iaşi
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
sami.ro
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
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
$65 - $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 - $23
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
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Vertrantis
Phone
+4-0235-420.980
Website
vertrantis.autogari.ro
Bus from Braşov to Vaslui
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
vertrantis.autogari.ro
Transbus Codreanu
Phone
0268427267
Website
transbuscodreanu.autogari.ro
Bus from Braşov to Vaslui
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
transbuscodreanu.autogari.ro

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Chisinau Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 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 3:01 AM in Zagreb and 4:01 AM 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, Air Moldova, Croatia Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Chisinau Airport.

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There are 438+ 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 shuttle which takes 9 min and costs 90 kn - 700 kn.

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