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There are 9 ways to get from Chernivtsi to Kiev by plane, subway, train, bus, night train, rideshare, taxi 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.

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Fly from Chernivtsi, subway  •  3 h 50 min

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

$42 - $120

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Night train  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the night train from Chernovcy to Kiev Pass Express / ...

$4 - $11

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Train to Ivano-Frankivsk, fly  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Chernovcy to Ivano-Frankovsk
  2. Fly from Ivano-Frankivsk (IFO) to Boryspil (KBP) IFO - KBP

$54 - $124

Bus, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Chernivtsi to Khmelnytskyi
  2. Take the train from Chmelnizkij to Kiev Pass D / ...

$7 - $14

Train  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Chernovcy to Lvov D
  2. Take the train from Lvov to Darnicsa

$9 - $26

Bus  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Chernivtsi to Kamyanets-Podilskyi
  2. Take the bus from Kamyanets-Podilskyi to Kiev Central Bus Station

$11 - $17

Rideshare  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Chernivtsi to Kyiv 316.9 miles

$13

Taxi  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chernivtsi to Kiev 317 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Chernivtsi to Kiev 317 miles

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chernivtsi to Kiev is to night train which costs 120 ₴ - 290 ₴ and takes 12 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chernivtsi to Kiev is to fly and subway which costs 1 100 ₴ - 3 400 ₴ and takes 3 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Chernovcy and arriving at Kiev Pass. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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The distance between Chernivtsi and Kiev is 410 km. The road distance is 507.2 km.

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The best way to get from Chernivtsi to Kiev without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 53 min and costs 200 ₴ - 400 ₴.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Chernivtsi to Kiev, including transfers.

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Chernivtsi to Kiev train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), depart from Chernovcy station.

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The best way to get from Chernivtsi to Kiev is to train which takes 10 h 43 min and costs 260 ₴ - 750 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 320 ₴ - 480 ₴ and takes 13 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Chernivtsi Airport to Boryspil Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Chernivtsi to Kiev train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Darnicsa station.

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Map of how to get from Chernivtsi to Kiev.
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  • Distance: 256.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Chernivtsi, Ukraine and Kiev, Ukraine?

You can take a train from Chernivtsi to Kiev via Lvov and Darnicsa in around 10 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chernivtsi to Kiev via Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Kiev Central Bus Station, and Demiivska in around 13 h 35 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Chernivtsi to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Ivano-Frankivsk to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
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
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chernovcy to Ivano-Frankovsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$2 - $4
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Chmelnizkij to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$14 - $20
Train from Chernovcy to Lvov
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$13 - $18
Train from Lvov to Darnicsa
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$4 - $6
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$17 - $24
Night train from Chernovcy to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$4 - $6
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$17 - $25
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Chernivtsi to Khmelnytskyi
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Chernivtsi to Kamyanets-Podilskyi
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kamyanets-Podilskyi to Kiev Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules 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 Chernivtsi to Kyiv
Ave. Duration
8 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Chernivtsi to Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Chernivtsi Taxi
Phone
+380372931493
Website
taxi.cv.ua

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Yes, the driving distance between Chernivtsi to Kiev is 507 km. It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to drive from Chernivtsi to Kiev.

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Ukraine International Airlines offers flights from Chernivtsi Airport to Boryspil Airport.

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There are 2528+ hotels available in Kiev. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Chernivtsi to Chernivtsi Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs 70 ₴ - 170 ₴.

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