Kiev to Kharkiv

Kiev to Kharkiv

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Instant
07:22
Boryspil
6h 59m ride in train #142Л, Third Class Sleeper
14:21
Kharkiv Pass
Instant Fastest
18:03
Kiev Pass
4h 47m ride in train #726К, Reserved
22:50
Kharkiv Pass
Instant
07:20
Kiev
6h 50m bus ride in Standard AC
14:10
Kharkiv

From Kiev to Kharkiv by bus

Instant
07:20
Kiev
6h 50m bus ride in Standard AC
14:10
Kharkiv

From Kiev Pass to Kharkiv by train

Instant Fastest
18:03
Kiev Pass
4h 47m ride in train #726К, Reserved
22:50
Kharkiv Pass

From Boryspil to Kharkiv by train

Instant
07:22
Boryspil
6h 59m ride in train #142Л, Third Class Sleeper
14:21
Kharkiv Pass

Kiev to Kharkiv Schedule

Kiev to Kharkiv Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Ukrainian Railways Second Class Sleeperette 01:56 - 08:41UAH 454
Ukrainian Railways Second Class Sleeperette 02:46 - 10:48UAH 521
Ukrainian Railways Second Class Sleeperette 04:36 - 11:12UAH 493
Ukrainian Railways Second Class Sleeperette 06:23 - 14:21UAH 151
Tov Gunsel Standard AC 08:00 - 16:00UAH 333
Ukraine International Airlines Economy #PS2510:15 - 11:30UAH 667
Ukrainian Railways Third Class Sleeper 12:09 - 22:07UAH 194
Local Carrier Standard AC 15:00 - 22:40UAH 252
Local Carrier Standard AC 16:00 - 23:20UAH 152
Ukrainian Railways Reserved 18:03 - 22:50UAH 335
Ukraine International Airlines Economy #PS904520:15 - 21:30UAH 1,635
Ukrainian Railways Second Class Sleeperette 23:12 - 05:57UAH 454

Transportation from Kiev to Kharkiv

How to get from Kiev to Kharkiv

Travelling between Kiev and Kharkiv is possible by Flight, bus, train and taxi. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you UAH 16,163 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere UAH 138.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 24 hours to travel between Kiev and Kharkiv depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Kiev and Kharkiv. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 15m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 23h 50m to reach Kharkiv.

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

Travelling between Kiev and Kharkiv can be as cheap as UAH 138 if you opt for a Ukrainian Railways train and as expensive as UAH 16,163 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 Kiev and Kharkiv ?

  • 1 from Kiev to Kharkiv starting from 01:10 Kharkiv Airport until 21:35 Kharkiv Airport
  • 1 from Kiev to Kharkiv starting from 00:30 Kharkiv until 23:59 Kharkiv
  • 1 from Kiev to Kharkiv starting from 01:56 Kharkiv Pass until 23:18 Kharkiv Pass

1 from Kiev to Kharkiv starting from 00:00 Kharkiv Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Kharkiv Hotel Transfer

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

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

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Kiev to Kharkiv, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as UAH 648.

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 Kiev and Kharkiv

Belavia, Lot Polish Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Windrose Airlines, Wizz Air

Bus

Travelling from Kiev to Kharkiv 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 Kiev and Kharkiv

Cazna Trans, Dentrans, Elit Bus Trans, Kaluzhenov V V, Kramatorske Atp 11410, Local Carrier, Lys Avto Trans, Ogurtsov D O, Osypa, Pass Trans, Poliakh O M, Tov Gunsel, Yakovlev M Iu, Z Time Kovelske ATP, Zelenyi Slon 7 Tov

Taxi

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 Kiev and Kharkiv

Tranigo

Train

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 Kiev to Kharkiv?

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

  • 100% opted for a bus