The cheapest times to fly from PHX to KIV are

  • September 10th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 24th and November 19th)
  • December 24th to April 1st

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from PHX to KIV is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $2498 for Saturday flights during early June, or as low as $959 for Monday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Chisinau

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Kishinev (KIV) will usually cost between $1187 to $2401 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $1240. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early June, with an average price of $2343. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1103 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1648 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to KIV flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PHX to KIV route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

PHX to KIV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to KIV flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chisinau, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Phoenix. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $157 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1545. Return trip prices are from the KIV to PHX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PHX to KIV can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from PHX to KIV while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Iasi International Airport (IAS) in Iasi

  • 64 miles (103 km) away from KIV
  • Usually 8.50% less expensive than KIV
  • 2-layover flights available

See PHX to IAS flights


Flight Hacking PHX to KIV

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from PHX to KIV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Copenhagen (PHX > CPH > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $964
  • Average savings: $685 (41.54%)

See PHX to CPH flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (PHX > JFK > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $965
  • Average savings: $683 (41.44%)

See PHX to JFK flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (PHX > LAX > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $1014
  • Average savings: $635 (38.5%)

See PHX to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHX to KIV? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Air Moldova, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, LOT, Lufthansa, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chisinau International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6376 miles or 10261 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PHX to KIV?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to KIV flight is about 12 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Kishinev?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from PHX to KIV.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHX
Origination airport name Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City Phoenix, AZ
Country the United States
Latitude 33.4
Longitude -112

Return Airport

Destination code KIV
Destination airport name Chisinau International Airport
City Kishinev
Country Moldova
Latitude 46.9
Longitude 28.9


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