There are 3 ways to get from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don by train, bus, rideshare 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

Train, bus  •  19 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Donecsk to Wolnowacha Express
  2. Take the bus from Wolnowacha to Rostov-On-Don

$36 - $39

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Donetsk to Rostov-na-Donu 145.6 miles

$6

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don 147.3 miles

$14 - $21

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The distance between Donetsk and Rostov-on-Don is 169 km. The road distance is 235.7 km.

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The best way to get from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don without a car is to train and bus which takes 19 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 19 h 31 min to get from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don, including transfers.

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Rostov-on-Don is 1 h ahead of Donetsk. It is currently 3:13 PM in Donetsk and 3:13 PM in Rostov-on-Don.

Yes, the driving distance between Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don is 236 km. It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to drive from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don.

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There are 1861+ hotels available in Rostov-on-Don. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Donetsk and Rostov-on-Don. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don.
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  • Distance: 105.5 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 31 min

What companies run services between Donetsk, Ukraine and Rostov-on-Don, Russia?

There is no direct connection from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don. However, you can take the train to Wolnowacha then take the bus to Rostov-On-Don. Alternatively, BlaBlaCar operates a vehicle from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 4 h 44 min.

Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Bus operators
Turist Trans
Phone
+38 (0482) 34-77-07
Email
turist.trans@gmail.com
Website
turistbus.com.ua
Bus from Wolnowacha to Rostov-On-Don
Ave. Duration
17 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
turistbus.com.ua
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Donetsk to Rostov-na-Donu
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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