Kharkiv to Kyiv

Kharkiv to Kyiv

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Kharkiv to Kyiv Schedule

Kharkiv to Kyiv Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Ukrainian Railways 3rd Class Sleeper 06:46 - 15:05UAH 205
Local carrier Standard AC 08:00 - 15:10UAH 1,166
Local carrier Standard AC 11:00 - 19:05UAH 840
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 13:43 - 22:51UAH 367
Local carrier Standard AC 14:00 - 20:50UAH 1,160
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Seat 17:02 - 22:08UAH 406
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 18:55 - 01:34UAH 791
Local carrier Standard AC 20:30 - 08:30UAH 991
Ukrainian Railways 2nd Class Sleeper 22:43 - 05:41UAH 440

Transportation from Kharkiv to Kyiv

Facts about the transport from Kharkiv to Kyiv

Cheapest Transport$8
Fastest Transport1h 15m
Earliest Departure6:00 AM
Latest Departure11:30 PM
Departures per day7
Distance1063 kilometers
Transport CompaniesLocal carrier, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Ukrainian Railways, Windrose Airlines, Wizz Air

How to get from Kharkiv to Kyiv

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 49.40 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere USD 7.99.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 21 hours to travel between Kharkiv and Kyiv depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Kharkiv and Kyiv. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 15m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 20h 15m to reach Kyiv.

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

Travelling between Kharkiv and Kyiv can be as cheap as USD 7.99 if you opt for a Ukrainian Railways train and as expensive as USD 49.40 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 Kharkiv and Kyiv ?

  • 7 from Kharkiv to Kyiv starting from 07:21 Kharkiv Pass until 23:30 Kharkiv Pass

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

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


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Kharkiv to Kyiv, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 51.35.

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 Kharkiv and Kyiv

Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Windrose Airlines, Wizz Air


Travelling from Kharkiv to Kyiv 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 Kharkiv and Kyiv

Local carrier


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 Kharkiv to Kyiv?

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

  • 100% took a train