There are 5 ways to get from Bucharest to Kharkiv by plane, train, bus 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  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Kharkiv (HRK) OTP - HRK

$112 - $153

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Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  32 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Brăila
  2. Take the bus from Brăila to Odessa, Pryvoz
  3. Take the bus from Odessa Privoz to Kharkiv

$52 - $65

3 alternative options

Train  •  31 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station Bucharest
  2. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Harkov Pass

$64 - $97

Bus via Dnipro  •  32 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Brăila
  2. Take the bus from Brăila to Odessa Central Bus
  3. Take the bus from Odessa to Dnepropetrovsk
  4. Take the bus from Dnipro to Kharkiv

$55 - $65

Drive  •  16 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Kharkiv 722.4 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Kharkiv is to bus which costs $50 - $70 and takes 32 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Kharkiv is to fly which costs $110 - $160 and takes 7 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Kharkiv. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti and arriving at Kharkiv via Brăila, Odessa and Dnipro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bucharest to Kharkiv. However, there are services departing from Bucharest - Gara de Nord and arriving at Harkov Pass via Kiev Pass. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 26 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Kharkiv is 982 km. The road distance is 1155.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Kharkiv without a car is to train which takes 31 h 26 min and costs $60 - $100.

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Bucharest to Kharkiv, including transfers.

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Bucharest to Kharkiv bus services, operated by GSM Trans, depart from Bucuresti station.

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Bucharest to Kharkiv train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Bucharest - Gara de Nord station.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Kharkiv is to fly which takes 7 h 49 min and costs $110 - $160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $100 and takes 31 h 26 min, you could also bus, which costs $55 - $70 and takes 32 h 7 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Kharkiv Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Bucharest to Kharkiv bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, arrive at Kharkiv station.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Kharkiv.
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  • Distance: 614 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 49 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Kharkiv, Ukraine?

Pegasus Airlines, LOT and six other airlines fly from Bucharest to Kharkiv 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Kharkiv via Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station and Kiev Pass in around 31 h 26 min.

Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kharkiv via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $290
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kharkiv via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $320
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kharkiv via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kharkiv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kharkiv via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station
Ave. Duration
25 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Bus operators
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Brăila
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Brăila to Odessa Central Bus
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Bus from Brăila to Odessa, Pryvoz
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Odessa bus station
Website
odessabus.com
Bus from Odessa to Dnepropetrovsk
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
odessabus.com
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Dnipro to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Autogara Pax
Website
autogarapax.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Brăila
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
autogarapax.ro
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Odessa Privoz to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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