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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Kiev by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly Vienna to Kyiv Zhuliany  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) VIE - IEV

$134 - $234

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Bus  •  21 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Kiev Bus Station 5, Dachna

$46 - $93

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Fly Vienna to Boryspil, subway  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Boryspil (KBP) VIE - KBP
  2. Take the subway from Kharkivska to Zoloti Vorota

$107 - $207

Bus to Bratislava, fly to Kyiv Zhuliany  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Airport
  2. Fly from Bratislava (BTS) to Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) BTS - IEV

$94 - $453

Train, bus  •  23 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Brno hl.n. Rj / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brno - Zvonarka to Kiev 473 / ...

$67 - $108

Train  •  24 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station Wien - Kiev

$70 - $110

Drive  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Kiev 823.9 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Kiev is to train which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 24 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Kiev is to fly which costs 110€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wien Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 h 29 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Kiev is 1054 km. The road distance is 1318.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Kiev without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 23 min and costs 40€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Vienna to Kiev, including transfers.

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Vienna to Kiev train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Wien Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Kiev is to fly which takes 4 h 34 min and costs 110€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 85€ and takes 21 h 23 min, you could also train, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 24 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Kyiv Zhuliany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Kiev is 1 h ahead of Vienna. It is currently 5:41 PM in Vienna and 6:41 PM in Kiev.

Map of how to get from Vienna to Kiev.
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  • Distance: 658.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Kiev, Ukraine?

Wizz Air, LOT and Austrian Airlines fly from Vienna to Kiev 3 times a day. Alternatively, EuroClub operates a bus from Vienna to Kiev twice a week. Tickets cost $45 - $95 and the journey takes 20 h 40 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Vienna to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Bratislava to Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Kyiv Zhuliany via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Boryspil via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Vienna to Boryspil via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Vienna to Boryspil via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
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
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Brno hl.n.
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Wien Hauptbahnhof to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
24 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Vienna to Kiev Bus Station 5, Dachna
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
eclub.kiev.ua
Regabus
Phone
+420 608 822 892
Email
info@regabus.cz
Website
regabus.cz
Bus from Brno - Zvonarka to Kiev
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
regabus.cz
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Vienna to Kiev train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, arrive at Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Kiev is 1318 km. It takes approximately 14 h 37 min to drive from Vienna to Kiev.

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Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines and LOT offer flights from Vienna Airport to Kyiv Zhuliany Airport.

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There are 2532+ hotels available in Kiev. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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