Travelling between Kiev and Kharkiv is possible by Bus and taxi. Taxi guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you UAH 15,597 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere UAH 336.
It can take you anywhere between 7 and 8 hours to travel between Kiev and Kharkiv depending on the means of transport you choose.
Taxi is the fastest way to travel between Kiev and Kharkiv. Taxi will bring you to your destination in 6h 30m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 8h to reach Kharkiv.
Travelling between Kiev and Kharkiv can be as cheap as UAH 336 if you opt for a Pass Trans, Tov Gunsel bus and as expensive as UAH 15,597 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.
1 from Kiev to Kharkiv starting from 00:00 Kiev Boryspil Airport until 00:00 Kiev Boryspil Airport
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Kiev to Kharkiv.
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 1,578.
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.
Ukraine International Airlines
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.
Pass Trans, Tov Gunsel, Z Time Kovelske ATP
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.
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