Last updated on May 1st, 2021 at 04:11 pm
We will write how to get from Chisinau airport to city center. You can go by bus from Moldova airport to city center only for 3 MDL which is less than half of dollar. If you prefer more comfort a taxi from Chisinau airport will cost you around $7-9 USD to reach city center. The distance is only 14 kilometers from Chisinau airport to city center.
Chisinau Airport To City Center
Bus From Chisianu Airport to City Center
The cheapest way from Moldova airport to city center is by bus. There are two buses going from Chisinau airport to city center.
The Express Bus 30 is starting from 6 am until 11 pm and running every 40 minutes. It’s going from the North to city center. The total travel time by bus will be around 40 minutes and maybe you have to pay extra 3 MDL if you are bringing so much luggage. Check the route below:
Chisinau International Airport – Blvd. Dacia – Viaduct – Av. Ciuflea – Boulevard. Ştefan Cel Mare şi Sfânt – Av. Mitropolit G. Bănulescu-Bodoni – Av. 31 August 1989.
The Minibus Number 165 is starting from 5 30 am until 10 pm and running every 10 minutes. The bus fare is only 3 MDL which is only 30 cents of USD. It’s going from the South to city center. It will take 35 minutes from Moldova airport to city center and you will get charged 3 MDL if you have extra luggage. Check the route below:
Minibus line 165 operates the following route: Chisinau International Airport – Dacia Av. – Trandafirilor Rd. – Decebal Av. – Iu. Gagarin Av. – C. Negruzzi Av. – Ştefan cel Mare şi Sfînt Av. – Ismail Road.
Taxi From Moldova Airport To City Center
If you want to go from Moldova airport to city center by taxi. It will take 25 minutes drive and the taxi fare is around 120-150 MDL which is $7-9 USD. We recommend you to negotiate the price before leaving the airport to avoid scams.
Yandex App From Chisinau Airport To City Center
Yandex App is like Uber. You can download and ask for a car from Chisinau airport to city center. The price can go from 80-120 MDL which is around $7 USD and the drive will take around 25 minutes depending on the traffic and your final destination. I prefer this option to avoid fighting and negotiating the prices with the taxi drivers.
WHERE TO STAY IN MOLDOVA
A lot of budget option is available for accommodation in Moldova. Where you can sleep in a dorm room or a room from less than $15 USD while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as $30 USD. There are so many to choose from depending on what type and how luxurious you want your stay to be starting from $60 USD.
If you are traveling in Moldova outside the peak season prices will be much cheaper. Places like Chisinau will be the most expensive and you will find great deals in not so touristic cities. There are AirBnB options in Moldova where you can have a budget accommodation and a local experience at the same time.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL MOLDOVA
For food budget travel in Moldova we have to say that’s affordable. You can get snack meals in local places for €1-2 per person trying different choices with bread mostly. For decent meals expect to pay €4-5 per person in a restaurant.
BEST TIME TO VISIT MOLDOVA
I would say summer is the best time to visit Moldova. The weather is warm and it’s perfect for outdoor activities. Summer lasts from the end of May until mid-September. If you want to experience the winter in Moldova, visit here in November until the end of April. But we are warning you of the strong cold air that can be up to -20 °C!
You can also visit during spring (from mid-April to end of May) and autumn which is also a short season in Moldova (from end of September to beginning of November).
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CURRENCY AND EXCHANGE RATE IN MOLDOVA AND ATMS
The currency of Moldova is called Moldovan Leu and this is the money you will use while you travel around the country. And the exchange rate is $1 USD= 17 MDL. Also if you are bringing debit card you will find many ATM’s all over Moldova especially in the cities.
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