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There are 12 ways to get from London to Kiev by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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

Fly London Heathrow to Boryspil  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Boryspil (KBP) LHR - KBP

$116 - $291

Cheapest option

Train to London Luton, fly to Kyiv Zhuliany  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) LTN - IEV

$90 - $511

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Fly London Heathrow to Kyiv Zhuliany  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) LHR - IEV

$148 - $368

Fly London Gatwick to Boryspil  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Boryspil (KBP) LGW - KBP

$105 - $289

Fly London City to Boryspil  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Boryspil (KBP) LCY - KBP

$108 - $329

Fly London Stansted to Boryspil  •  7h 7m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Boryspil (KBP) STN - KBP

$104 - $359

Train  •  34h 33m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  4. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec
  5. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Kiev Pass D

$273 - $519

Train, bus  •  41h 20m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal Eurostar
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam Centraal to Kiev

$216 - $448

Bus Autokar Polska  •  41h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Krakow
  2. Take the bus from Kraków to Kiev Cologne Bonn Airport / ...

$107 - $175

Bus Regabus  •  43h 55m

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague - Florenc to Kiev 473 / ...

$98 - $163

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  27h 23m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  6. Drive from Hannover Hbf to Kiev

$545 - $772

Drive, car ferry  •  25h 7m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Kiev

$351 - $520

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Kiev is to bus which costs £75 - £130 and takes 43h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Kiev is to train and fly which costs £65 - £400 and takes 6h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Kiev. However, there are services departing from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and arriving at Kiev via Kraków. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Kiev. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Kiev Pass via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf and Warszawa Centralna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 33m.

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The distance between London and Kiev is 1333 miles.

The best way to get from London to Kiev without a car is to train which takes 34h 33m and costs £200 - £400.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from London to Kiev, including transfers.

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London to Kiev bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Victoria, Green Line Coach Station.

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London to Kiev train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Kiev is to fly which takes 6h 31m and costs £85 - £230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £200 - £400 and takes 34h 33m, you could also bus, which costs £80 - £140 and takes 41h 32m.

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Map of how to get from London to Kiev.
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  • Distance: 1333.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 31m

What companies run services between London, England and Kiev, Ukraine?

British Airways, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from London to Kiev hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Kiev via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, Berlin Hbf, and Warszawa Centralna in around 34h 33m.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Kyiv Zhuliany via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Kyiv Zhuliany via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Kyiv Zhuliany via Gdansk
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Kyiv Zhuliany via Katowice
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Kyiv Zhuliany via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from London Heathrow to Kyiv Zhuliany via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from London Heathrow to Kyiv Zhuliany via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Kyiv Zhuliany via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from London City to Boryspil via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from London City to Boryspil via Prague
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from London City to Boryspil via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from London City to Boryspil via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Boryspil via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Boryspil via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from London City to Boryspil via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Boryspil via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Flights from London Heathrow to Kyiv Zhuliany via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from London City to Boryspil via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Boryspil via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Boryspil via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Boryspil via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Boryspil via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Boryspil via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kyiv Zhuliany via Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kyiv Zhuliany via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kyiv Zhuliany via Bologna
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from London Gatwick to Boryspil via Minsk
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Lviv Inturtrans
Website
lviv-inturtrans.com
Bus from Rotterdam Centraal to Kiev
Ave. Duration
37h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Schedules at
lvivinturtrans.com
Book at
lvivinturtrans.com
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Krakow
Ave. Duration
25h 22m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Kraków to Kiev
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Prague - Florenc to Kiev
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Schedules at
eclub.kiev.ua
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 Kraków, Kraków MDA to Kiev, Kiev
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ContraBUS
Phone
+38 073 100 3004
Email
contrabus@ukr.net
Website
contrabus.com.ua
Bus from Krakow Central Bus Station to Kiew Petlury
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
ContraBUS
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Trans Tempo
Phone
+420 774 171 442
Email
transtempo@seznam.cz
Website
transtempo.cz
Bus from Krakow to Kiev
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
transtempo.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc station to Kyiv
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
transtempo.cz
AL-TRANS
Phone
+38 (032) 221-68-58
Email
altransinfo@gmail.com
Website
al-trans.com.ua
Bus from Krakow to Kiev
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
al-trans.com.ua
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
elines.cz
Regabus
Phone
+420 608 822 892
Email
info@regabus.cz
Website
regabus.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc to Kiev
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
regabus.cz
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Boryspil Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 15m.

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London to Kiev bus services, operated by EuroClub, arrive at Kiev station.

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Kiev is 2h ahead of London. It is currently 7:26 PM in London and 9:26 PM in Kiev.

London to Kiev train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Kiev Pass station.

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British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Boryspil 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 London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £20 - £29.

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