# How far is Bucharest from Chișinău?

The distance between Chișinău (Chișinău International Airport) and Bucharest (Aurel Vlaicu International Airport) is 216 miles / 348 kilometers / 188 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Chișinău (KIV) to Bucharest (BBU) is 273 miles / 440 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 17 minutes.

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## Distance from Chișinău to Bucharest

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Chișinău to Bucharest. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 216.228 miles
• 347.985 kilometers
• 187.897 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 216.040 miles
• 347.683 kilometers
• 187.734 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from Chișinău to Bucharest?

The estimated flight time from Chișinău International Airport to Aurel Vlaicu International Airport is 54 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Chișinău and Bucharest?

There is no time difference between Chișinău and Bucharest.

## Flight carbon footprint between Chișinău International Airport (KIV) and Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU)

On average, flying from Chișinău to Bucharest generates about 57 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 57 kilograms equals 125 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Chișinău to Bucharest

See the map of the shortest flight path between Chișinău International Airport (KIV) and Aurel Vlaicu International Airport (BBU).

## Airport information

Origin Chișinău International Airport
City: Chișinău
Country: Moldova
IATA Code: KIV
ICAO Code: LUKK
Coordinates: 46°55′39″N, 28°55′51″E
Destination Aurel Vlaicu International Airport
City: Bucharest
Country: Romania
IATA Code: BBU
ICAO Code: LRBS
Coordinates: 44°30′11″N, 26°6′7″E