Kyiv to Mykolaiv

Kyiv to Mykolaiv

Transportation from Kyiv to Mykolaiv

How to get from Kyiv to Mykolaiv

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 66.00 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere USD 5.00.

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

It can take you anywhere between 7 and 10 hours to travel between Kyiv and Mykolaiv depending on the means of transport you choose.

Train is the fastest way to travel between Kyiv and Mykolaiv. Train will bring you to your destination in 6h 55m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 9h 45m to reach Mykolaiv.

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

Travelling between Kyiv and Mykolaiv can be as cheap as USD 5.00 if you opt for a Ukrainian Railways train and as expensive as USD 66.00 if you buy a Ukrainian Railways Train 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 Kyiv and Mykolaiv ?

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

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


Travelling from Kyiv to Mykolaiv 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 Kyiv and Mykolaiv

Avtotranzit, Local Carrier, Orionbus, Tov Gunsel, VasilkivTransAvto


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 Kyiv to Mykolaiv?

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