There are 5 ways to get from Athens to Kiev by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Boryspil  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Boryspil (KBP) ATH - KBP

1 869 ₴ - 4 969 ₴

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Bus  •  34h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Kiev

1 300 ₴ - 1 900 ₴

3 alternative options

Fly to Kyiv Zhuliany  •  5h 15m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) ATH - IEV

2 469 ₴ - 7 269 ₴

Train  •  2 days 1h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki 600
  2. Take the train from Thessaloniki to Sofia
  3. Take the train from Sofia to Bucuresti Nord 460
  4. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station

2 643 ₴ - 5 831 ₴

Drive  •  25h 18m

  1. Drive from Athens to Kiev 2129.5 km

7 500 ₴ - 12 000 ₴

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Kiev is to bus which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 34h.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Kiev is to fly which costs 90€ - 270€ and takes 5h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Athens and arriving at Kiev. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 34h.

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No, there is no direct train from Athens to Kiev station. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station via Thessaloniki, Sofia and Bucharest - Gara de Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 1h.

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The distance between Athens and Kiev is 1488 km. The road distance is 2129.5 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Kiev without a car is to bus which takes 34h and costs 50€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Athens to Kiev, including transfers.

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Athens to Kiev bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Athens station.

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Athens to Kiev train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Athens to Kiev is to fly which takes 6h 22m and costs 65€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 34h, you could also train, which costs 95€ - 220€ and takes 2 days 1h.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Kiev.
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  • Distance: 1487.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 22m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Kiev, Ukraine?

Aegean Airlines, Ryanair and six other airlines fly from Athens to Kiev 4 times a day. Alternatively, Crazy Holidays operates a bus from Athens to Kiev once a week. Tickets cost 1 300 ₴ - 1 900 ₴ and the journey takes 34h.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Athens to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1 900 ₴ - 4 700 ₴
Flights from Athens to Boryspil via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 900 ₴ - 4 700 ₴
Flights from Athens to Boryspil via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1 900 ₴ - 4 700 ₴
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Boryspil via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 200 ₴ - 9 000 ₴
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
3 400 ₴ - 18 000 ₴
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Athens to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1 800 ₴ - 6 000 ₴
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Boryspil via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
2 800 ₴ - 8 000 ₴
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Athens to Boryspil via Sofia
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
3 300 ₴ - 6 500 ₴
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Athens to Boryspil via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
3 400 ₴ - 18 000 ₴
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Athens to Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
2 600 ₴ - 8 000 ₴
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 ₴ - 1 600 ₴
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
550 ₴ - 750 ₴
1st Class Ticket
850 ₴ - 1 100 ₴
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
1 100 ₴ - 1 300 ₴
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
1 400 ₴ - 1 600 ₴
Train from Thessaloniki to Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
420 ₴ - 1 100 ₴
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class Ticket
420 ₴ - 550 ₴
1st Class Ticket
600 ₴ - 750 ₴
InterCity 2nd Class Ticket
800 ₴ - 950 ₴
InterCity 1st Class Ticket
1 000 ₴ - 1 150 ₴
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
25h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1 200 ₴ - 2 500 ₴
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
1 200 ₴ - 1 800 ₴
2nd class
1 800 ₴ - 2 500 ₴
1st class
2 900 ₴ - 4 000 ₴
Bus operators
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Kiev
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
1 300 ₴ - 1 900 ₴
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Boryspil Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Athens to Kiev bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, arrive at Kiev station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Kiev is 2129 km. It takes approximately 25h 18m to drive from Athens to Kiev.

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Ukraine International Airlines, Bulgaria Air, Wind Rose and five other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Boryspil Airport.

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There are 3413+ hotels available in Kiev. Prices start at 2 250 ₴ per night.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 10€.

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