Transportation to and from Chisinau Airport


What is the distance from Chisinau Airport to the centre of Chisinau?

Between the airport and the city is a distance of 13 kilometres / 8.1 miles, by car it takes 25 minutes to cover this distance.

From KIV Airport to Chisinau City centre by Car
13 km
25 min

Public transport

Bus to Chisinau

There are two bus connections between Chisinau Airport and the city, you can choose for express bus 30 (07.00 – 19.00) or minibus number 165 (06.00 – 22.00). The minibuses run most frequently, approximately every 10 minutes. Express bus 30 departs only once every 40 minutes. In terms of travel time and costs, it makes no difference, the price is 3 MDL per ticket. Express bus 30 runs to and from Dimitrie Cantemir Square northwest of downtown Chisinau, minibus number 165 runs to and from Ismail Street southeast of downtown Chisinau.

Cathedral Park is known as the centre of Chisinau, the “Central Park” of Chisinau is located exactly between the last stops of the two bus lines from the airport. The bus ride to the centre takes 30 to 40 minutes.

Bus tickets
Tickets can be purchased from the bus driver. If you have much luggage, it may be that you need to buy an additional ticket for your suitcase or travel bag. Please consult public transport Chisinau Airport for more information.


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Tours and transport

Chisinau: Private 1-Way Airport Transfer

€ 24

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