Odessa to Kharkiv

Odessa to Kharkiv

0 trips (UAH 327 – UAH 6,074)  

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Transportation from Odessa to Kharkiv

How to get from Odessa to Kharkiv

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you UAH 6,074 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere UAH 327.

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

It can take you anywhere between 4 and 34 hours to travel between Odessa and Kharkiv depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Odessa and Kharkiv. Flight will bring you to your destination in 3h 40m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 1d 10h to reach Kharkiv.

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

Travelling between Odessa and Kharkiv can be as cheap as UAH 327 if you opt for a Ukrainian Railways train and as expensive as UAH 6,074 if you buy a Windrose Airlines flight 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 Odessa and Kharkiv ?

  • 40 from Odessa to Kharkiv starting from 06:35 Odessa Central until 23:50 Odessa Central
  • 3 from Odessa to Kharkiv starting from 06:55 Odessa Airport until 18:50 Odessa Airport
  • 2 from Odessa to Kharkiv starting from 19:20 Odessa Main until 22:25 Odessa Main

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

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


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Odessa to Kharkiv, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as UAH 2,124.

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 Odessa and Kharkiv

Ryanair, Ukraine International Airlines, Windrose Airlines


Travelling from Odessa 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 Odessa and Kharkiv

Avto Trans Ukraina, Dentrans, Komfort Avto, Local carrier, Local Carrier, Ogurtsov D O, Pass Trans


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 Odessa 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

  • 70% opted for a bus
  • 30% took a train