CKD Stage 4 is the second most adavanced stage of kidney disease, which closely borders with imminent Kidney Failure. Without a good control, it can develop into stage 5 quickly, when endless dialysis or Kidney Transplant maybe the only choice for you. How long it takes from Stage 4 to stage 5? It varies from person to person. To get the final answer, your doctor need to make an evaluation on your CKD Stage 4. If you want to get your personalized answer now, you can Take Our Quiz Below. We are glad to send you a reply within 48 hours via email or phone. Please keep your email or phone available.