Kyiv to Zhytomyr

Kyiv to Zhytomyr


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Transportation from Kyiv to Zhytomyr

How to get from Kyiv to Zhytomyr

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you UAH 1,510 if you go by Bus; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere UAH 101.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 3 hours to travel between Kyiv and Zhytomyr depending on the means of transport you choose.

Bus is the fastest way to travel between Kyiv and Zhytomyr. Bus will bring you to your destination in 1h 25m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 3h to reach Zhytomyr.

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

Travelling between Kyiv and Zhytomyr can be as cheap as UAH 101 if you opt for a Cazna Trans bus and as expensive as UAH 1,510 if you buy a Local Carrier Bus 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 Zhytomyr ?

  • 1 from Kyiv to Zhytomyr starting from 05:30 Zhytomyr Bus Station until 23:55 Zhytomyr Bus Station
  • 1 from Kyiv to Zhytomyr starting from 13:34 Zhytomir until 13:34 Zhytomir

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

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


Travelling from Kyiv to Zhytomyr 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 Zhytomyr

Akvitania Lux, Brintsov, Cazna Trans, Eastern European Travel, Ecolines, FlixBus, Local Carrier, Lys Avto Trans, Melnik, Modultrans, Mustang Trans, Nemesh IF, Odri, Pass Trans, Pavljuk (Pavljuk LI), Pavlovsky, Pavluk LV, Polishchuk O M, VasilkivTransAvto, Volyn Ekspres, Yakovlev M Iu, Z Time Kovelske ATP


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 Zhytomyr?

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

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 92% took a train
  • 8% opted for a bus