Kharkiv to Kyiv

Kharkiv to Kyiv

  Sep 28, 2021, 126 trips (UAH 160 – UAH 0)

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4h 52m First: 5:54 Last: 21:14

From UAH 160


6h 25m First: 0:15 Last: 23:59

From UAH 243



From UAH 7,437

Kharkiv to Kyiv Schedule

Kharkiv to Kyiv Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Tov Gunsel Standard AC 00:15 - 08:00UAH 354
Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov Standard AC 02:00 - 09:10UAH 465
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Seat 05:54 - 11:11UAH 435
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Seat 07:15 - 12:07UAH 427
Local Carrier Standard AC 08:10 - 15:15UAH 253
Local Carrier Standard AC 10:00 - 18:10UAH 283
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 12:39 - 22:27UAH 939
Local Carrier Standard AC 14:40 - 22:35UAH 254
Tov Gunsel Standard AC 17:00 - 00:45UAH 354
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Seat 18:35 - 23:29UAH 427
Ukrainian Railways 1st Class Sleeper 20:13 - 03:42UAH 1,440
Eurolines Lvivskoe ATP Standard AC 22:00 - 05:55UAH 354

Transportation from Kharkiv to Kyiv

How to get from Kharkiv to Kyiv

Travelling between Kharkiv and Kyiv is possible by Bus, train and taxi. Train guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you UAH 14,816 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere UAH 160.

How long does it take to get from Kharkiv to Kyiv?

It can take you anywhere between 5 and 10 hours to travel between Kharkiv and Kyiv depending on the means of transport you choose.

Train is the fastest way to travel between Kharkiv and Kyiv. Train will bring you to your destination in 4h 52m. Train does a much slower job and take about 9h 48m to reach Kyiv.

How much does it cost to get from Kharkiv to Kyiv?

Travelling between Kharkiv and Kyiv can be as cheap as UAH 160 if you opt for a Ukrainian Railways train and as expensive as UAH 14,816 if you buy a Tranigo taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Kharkiv and Kyiv ?

  • 1 from Kharkiv to Kyiv starting from 10:30 Kyiv Zhuliany Airport until 18:10 Kyiv Zhuliany Airport
  • 1 from Kharkiv to Kyiv starting from 00:15 Kyiv until 23:59 Kyiv
  • 1 from Kharkiv to Kyiv starting from 05:54 Kyiv Pass until 21:14 Kyiv Pass

1 from Kharkiv to Kyiv starting from 00:00 Kyiv Zhuliany Airport until 00:00 Kyiv Zhuliany Airport

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Kharkiv to Kyiv.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Kharkiv to Kyiv, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as UAH 7,536.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Kharkiv and Kyiv

Wizz Air


Travelling from Kharkiv to Kyiv overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Kharkiv and Kyiv

Brintsov, Dontsov AV, Eurolines Lvivskoe ATP, KPATP 1, Local carrier, Local Carrier, Lys Avto Trans, Poliakh O M, Tov Gunsel, VasilkivTransAvto, Yakovlev M Iu, Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov


Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Kharkiv and Kyiv



Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Kharkiv to Kyiv?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 67% opted for a bus
  • 33% took a train