The cheapest times to fly from STL to KIV are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • October 8th to December 16th

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 STL to KIV is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $1972 for Thursday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $789 for Monday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Chisinau

Flying from St. Louis, MO (STL) to Kishinev (KIV) will usually cost between $876 to $1832 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $902. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $1794. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $891 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1463 can be considered a good price for a round-trip STL to KIV flight.

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

STL to KIV Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the STL to KIV flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from St. Louis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KIV, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into STL. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Chisinau, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to St. Louis. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $138 (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 $1301. Return trip prices are from the KIV to STL 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 STL to KIV can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 46 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking STL 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 STL to KIV — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (STL > JFK > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $940
  • Average savings: $523 (35.75%)

See STL to JFK flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (STL > EWR > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $988
  • Average savings: $475 (32.47%)

See STL to EWR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (STL > LGA > KIV)

  • Price for both tickets: $989
  • Average savings: $475 (32.43%)

See STL to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air Moldova, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Delta, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chisinau International Airport to St Louis Lambert International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5434 miles or 8745 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop STL to KIV flight is about 10 hour 46 minutes.

How many flights go between St. Louis, MO and Kishinev?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from STL to KIV.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code STL
Origination airport name St Louis Lambert International Airport
City St. Louis, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 38.7
Longitude -90.4

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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