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There are 7 ways to get from Zagreb to Kiev by plane, shuttle, bus, train, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Zagreb to Kyiv Zhuliany  •  7h 4m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) ZAG - IEV

$183 - $852

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  29h 33m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Zagreb to Varaždin
  2. Take the bus from Varaždin to Wien Erdberg
  3. Take the bus from Vienna to Kiev Bus Station 5, Dachna

$78 - $110

5 alternative options

Fly Zagreb to Boryspil  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Zagreb (ZAG) to Boryspil (KBP) ZAG - KBP

$135 - $644

Shuttle, shuttle to Vienna, fly to Kyiv Zhuliany  •  9h 38m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zagreb to Maribor
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Maribor to Vienna Airport
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) VIE - IEV

$187 - $868

Bus  •  23h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Kiev, Kiev OB Dachnaja N3300

$81 - $143

Train  •  27h 23m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station Wien

$83 - $123

Drive  •  17h 20m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Kiev 911.4 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zagreb to Kiev is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 500 kn - 750 kn and takes 29h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Zagreb to Kiev is to fly which costs 1.100 kn - 5.500 kn and takes 7h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zagreb to Kiev station. However, there are services departing from Zagreb and arriving at Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station via Budapest-Keleti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 23m.

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The distance between Zagreb and Kiev is 1194 km. The road distance is 1458.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Kiev without a car is to bus which takes 23h 53m and costs 500 kn - 950 kn.

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It takes approximately 7h 4m to get from Zagreb to Kiev, including transfers.

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Zagreb to Kiev train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb station.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Kiev is to fly which takes 7h 4m and costs 1.100 kn - 5.500 kn. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 500 kn - 950 kn and takes 23h 53m, you could also train, which costs 500 kn - 800 kn and takes 27h 23m.

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There is no direct flight from Zagreb Airport to Kyiv Zhuliany Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 5m and has one stopover.

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Kiev is 1h ahead of Zagreb. It is currently 9:07 PM in Zagreb and 10:07 PM in Kiev.

Map of how to get from Zagreb to Kiev.
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  • Distance: 746.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 4m

What companies run services between Zagreb, Croatia and Kiev, Ukraine?

LOT, Croatia Airlines and four other airlines fly from Zagreb to Kiev 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zagreb to Kiev via Budapest, Budapest Népliget, Kiev, Kiev OB Dachnaja, and Zhytomyrska in around 23h 53m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zagreb to Kyiv Zhuliany via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Zagreb to Kyiv Zhuliany via Vienna, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Zagreb to Boryspil via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Vienna to Kyiv Zhuliany via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $470
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Kyiv Zhuliany via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Zagreb to Kyiv Zhuliany via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Vienna to Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zagreb to Boryspil via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Zagreb to Boryspil via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zagreb to Boryspil via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
SkyUp
Website
skyup.aero
Flights from Zagreb to Kyiv Zhuliany via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Zagreb to Boryspil via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Boryspil via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
20h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Zagreb to Maribor
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$35 - $39
Private
$110 - $200
Shuttle from Maribor to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $450
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
$30 - $50
Private
$170 - $450
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 Zagreb to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Kiev, Kiev OB Dachnaja
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autobusni Promet
Phone
+385 (42) 372 803
Email
info@ap.hr
Website
ap.hr
Bus and ferry from Zagreb to Varaždin
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ap.hr
Book at
varazdin.getbybus.com
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
20h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
eclub.kiev.ua

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Zagreb to Kiev train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, arrive at Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zagreb to Kiev is 1458 km. It takes approximately 17h 20m to drive from Zagreb to Kiev.

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Austrian Airlines, Vueling Airlines, SkyUp and three other airlines offer flights from Zagreb Airport to Kyiv Zhuliany Airport.

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There are 2694+ hotels available in Kiev. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport is to line 290 shuttle which takes 31m and costs .

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