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There are 5 ways to get from Donetsk to Samara by car, plane, bus or train

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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Drive, fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Donetsk to Platov
  2. Fly from Platov (ROV) to Kurumoch (KUF) ROV - KUF

$90 - $511

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Train  •  36 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Iasinovataia to Losowaja
  2. Take the train from Losowaja to Harkov Pass D
  3. Take the train from Harkov Pass to Belgorod D
  4. Take the train from Belgorod to Samara D

$40 - $100

3 alternative options

Bus  •  33 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Donetsk to Volgograd 649
  2. Take the bus from Volgograd to Samara

$44 - $68

Train, bus  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Donecsk to Wolnowacha
  2. Take the bus from Wolnowacha to Rostov-On-Don
  3. Take the train from Rostov Glavnij to Samara D

$65 - $114

Drive  •  19 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Donetsk to Samara 852.1 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Donetsk to Samara is to bus which costs 1 200 ₴ - 1 900 ₴ and takes 33 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Donetsk to Samara is to drive and fly which costs 2 500 ₴ - 15 000 ₴ and takes 6 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Donetsk to Samara. However, there are services departing from Donetsk and arriving at Samara via Volgograd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 11 min.

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The distance between Donetsk and Samara is 1042 km. The road distance is 1363.4 km.

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The best way to get from Donetsk to Samara without a car is to bus which takes 33 h 11 min and costs 1 200 ₴ - 1 900 ₴.

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Donetsk to Samara, including transfers.

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Donetsk to Samara bus services, operated by Vokzal Avto, depart from Donetsk station.

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The best way to get from Donetsk to Samara is to bus which takes 33 h 11 min and costs 1 200 ₴ - 1 900 ₴. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1 100 ₴ - 2 800 ₴ and takes 36 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Platov Airport to Kurumoch Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Donetsk to Samara bus services, operated by Avazar Bus, arrive at Samara station.

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Map of how to get from Donetsk to Samara.
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  • Distance: 651.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

What companies run services between Donetsk, Ukraine and Samara, Russia?

You can take a bus from Donetsk to Samara via Volgograd in around 33 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Donetsk to Samara via Iasinovataia, Losowaja, Harkov Pass, and Belgorod in around 36 h 30 min.

Airlines
Yamal Airlines
Website
yamal.aero
Flights from Platov to Kurumoch
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Iasinovataia to Losowaja
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$12 - $17
Train from Losowaja to Harkov Pass
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Harkov Pass to Belgorod
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Donecsk to Wolnowacha
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$2 - $4
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$10 - $14
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Belgorod to Samara
Ave. Duration
26 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $70
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$26 - $40
2nd Class (Kupé)
$45 - $70
Train from Rostov Glavnij to Samara
Ave. Duration
28 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$29 - $45
2nd Class (Kupé)
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Vokzal Avto
Phone
37-37-90
Website
vokzal-avto.ru
Bus from Donetsk to Volgograd
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
avtovokzal-volgograd.ru
Avazar Bus
Website
avazar-bus.am
Bus from Volgograd to Samara
Ave. Duration
16 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
avazar-bus.am
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

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Samara is 2 h ahead of Donetsk. It is currently 5:23 PM in Donetsk and 6:23 PM in Samara.

Yes, the driving distance between Donetsk to Samara is 1363 km. It takes approximately 19 h 21 min to drive from Donetsk to Samara.

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Yamal Airlines offers flights from Platov Airport to Kurumoch Airport.

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There are 1923+ hotels available in Samara. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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