Featured Taxi Service
Taxi service is the most convenient and inexpensive method of travel for the tourist. Within the city limits, it will cost you about 20-30 lei ($2-$3). A trip to the airport will range between 50-100 lei.
You can signal a taxi on the street or call ahead for one. There are multiple taxi companies. When you call for taxi service, you only need to say where you are and where you wish to go, and leave a phone number. They will call you back usually within about 2 minutes to let you know which car is coming for you and how long it will take for it to get there. A taxi usually arrives within 5-8 minutes. The cars for the most part are clean and decent.
Chisinau is a small city and most places are within a 10-20 minutes drive from the center of town if there is no traffic.
Tips: If you have luggage, or leaving the supermarket with grocery bags, be sure to ask about any additional charges. This is not common practice to be charged for such things, but you may run into a driver trying to make a quick buck.
When calling from outside of the city dial the prefix to Chisinau - 22.
To call for a taxi you can use one of the following numbers: