There are 8 ways to get from Bulgaria to Ukraine by subway, plane, bus, 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.

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Line 1 subway to Sofia, fly to Boryspil, subway  •  6 h

  1. Take the line 1 subway from Sofia Serdika to Sofia Mladost 1
  2. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Boryspil (KBP) SOF - KBP
  3. Take the subway from Kharkivska to Zoloti Vorota

$86 - $176

Cheapest option

Bus Maximov Tours  •  31 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia Serdika to Odessa Central Bus Sofia-Varna-Odessa
  2. Take the bus from Odessa Kolontaivska to Kiev Central Bus Station

$45 - $73

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Bus to Istanbul Ataturk, fly to Odesa  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul
  2. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Odesa (ODS) IST - ODS

$98 - $156

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Boryspil  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Boryspil (KBP) OTP - KBP

Bus to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Odesa  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Odesa (ODS) OTP - ODS

Bus Ecolines  •  32 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Varna
  2. Take the bus from Varna to Kyiv 277402

$68 - $102

Train  •  38 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Sofia to Ruse 462
  2. Take the train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
  3. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station

$76 - $111

Drive  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Kiev 820.2 miles

$130 - $190

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The distance between Bulgaria and Ukraine is 885 km. The road distance is 1312.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Ukraine without a car is to bus which takes 31 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Bulgaria to Ukraine, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bulgaria to Ukraine is to bus which takes 31 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 38 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Sofia Airport to Boryspil Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bulgaria to Ukraine is 1312 km. It takes approximately 16 h 56 min to drive from Bulgaria to Ukraine.

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Ukraine International Airlines offers flights from Sofia Airport to Boryspil Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Ukraine. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bulgaria to Ukraine.
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  • Distance: 553.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Bulgaria and Ukraine?

You can take a bus from Sofia to Kiev via Odessa Central Bus, Odessa Kolontaivska, Kiev Central Bus Station, and Demiivska in around 31 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sofia to Kiev via Central Station, Sofia, Ruse, Ruse(BG), Bucuresti Nord Gara A, Bucharest - Gara de Nord, Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station, and Starovokzalna in around 38 h 19 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Sofia to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Aircompany Atlasjet Ukraine
Website
atlasglb.com.ua
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Odesa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Train operators
Kiev Metro
Phone
(044) 238-58-98
Email
d@metro.kiev.ua
Website
metro.kiev.ua
Subway from Kharkivska to Zoloti Vorota
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metro.kiev.ua
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Sofia to Ruse
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
bdz.bg
Train from Ruse(BG) to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
bdz.bg
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
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
PEGASUS GROUP Ltd.
Phone
+359 (0) 877 34 47 47
Email
pegasus@pegasusbg.com
Website
pegasusbg.com
Bus from Ruse to Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
pegasusbg.com
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Sofia Serdika to Odessa Central Bus
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Avtogari
Email
office@avtogari.info
Website
avtogari.info
Bus from Sofia to Varna
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
avtogari.info

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