There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Kiev by plane, bus, train, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Kiev Zhulhany  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Kiev Zhulhany (IEV) OTP - IEV

$132 - $303

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  26 h 22 min

  1. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ungheni
  2. Take the train from Ungheni to Kiev Pass

$32 - $49

4 alternative options

Fly to Kiev  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Kiev (KBP) OTP - KBP

$85 - $186

Bus  •  21 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest Filaret to Chișinău
  2. Take the bus from Chisinau to Kiev

$37 - $42

Train  •  25 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station Bucharest - Kyiv

$65 - $95

Drive  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Kiev 573.8 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Kiev is to bus which costs $35 - $45 and takes 21 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Kiev is to fly which takes 8 h 31 min and costs $85 - $190.

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The distance between Bucharest and Kiev is 747 km. The road distance is 918 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 3 min to get from Bucharest to Kiev, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucharest - Gara de Nord and arriving at Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 25 h 51 min.

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What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Kiev, Ukraine?

LOT, Wizz Air and seven other airlines fly from Bucharest to Kiev every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Kiev via Chișinău, Chisinau, Kiev, and Demiivska in around 21 h 36 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev via Munich
Ave. Duration
9 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev Zhulhany via Budapest
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev Zhulhany via London Luton
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev Zhulhany via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev Zhulhany via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $440
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev via Prague
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev Zhulhany via Sabiha Gokcen, Ankara
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev Zhulhany via Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev Zhulhany via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
El Al
Website
elal.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Ungheni to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
14 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
ALVERS TUR
Phone
022 211 051
Email
info@alverstur.md
Website
alverstur.md
Bus from Bucharest Filaret to Chișinău
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
alverstur.md
Tiaga
Website
tiaga34.ru
Bus from Chisinau to Kiev
Ave. Duration
11 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
tiaga34.ru

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