There are 3 ways to get from Rostov-on-Don to Luhansk by train, car or bus

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Train, drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Rostov Glavnij to Lichaja D
  2. Drive from Lichaja to Luhansk

$17 - $29

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Bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Lugansk

$8 - $12

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Rostov-on-Don to Luhansk 116.9 miles

$11 - $17

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rostov-na-Donu and arriving at Lugansk. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Rostov-on-Don and Luhansk is 152 km. The road distance is 187 km.

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The best way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Luhansk without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Rostov-on-Don to Luhansk, including transfers.

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Rostov-on-Don to Luhansk bus services, operated by, depart from Rostov-na-Donu station.

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Rostov-on-Don to Luhansk bus services, operated by, arrive at Lugansk station.

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Luhansk is 1 h behind Rostov-on-Don. It is currently 7:38 AM in Rostov-on-Don and 7:38 AM in Luhansk.

Yes, the driving distance between Rostov-on-Don to Luhansk is 187 km. It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to drive from Rostov-on-Don to Luhansk.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Luhansk. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rostov-on-Don to Luhansk.
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  • Distance: 94.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Rostov-on-Don, Russia and Luhansk, Ukraine? operates a bus from Rostov-on-Don to Luhansk 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min.

Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Train from Rostov Glavnij to Lichaja
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Estimated price
$10 - $18
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Kupé)
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Lugansk
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at

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