There are 6 ways to get from Bucharest to Kiev by plane, subway, bus, train, night train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Kiev, subway  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Kiev (KBP) OTP - KBP
  2. Take the subway from Kharkivska to Zoloti Vorota

$85 - $186

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  26 h 22 min

  1. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Ungheni
  2. Take the train from Ungheni to Kiev Pass

$32 - $49

4 alternative options

Fly to Kiev Zhulhany  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Kiev Zhulhany (IEV) OTP - IEV

$132 - $303

Bus  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Galaţi
  2. Take the bus from Galaţi to Odessa Central Bus
  3. Take the bus from Odessa Kolontaivska to Kiev

$50 - $66

Train  •  25 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bucharest - Gara de Nord to Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station Bucharest

$65 - $95

Drive  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Kiev 573.8 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Kiev is to night train and train which costs $30 - $50 and takes 26 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Kiev is to fly and subway which costs $85 - $190 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The distance between Bucharest and Kiev is 747 km. The road distance is 918.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Bucharest to Kiev, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucharest to Kiev. However, there are services departing from Bucuresti and arriving at Kiev via Galaţi and Odessa Kolontaivska. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bucharest - Gara de Nord and arriving at Kyiv-Passazhyrskiy Station station. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 25 h 51 min.

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

LOT, Wizz Air and 12 other airlines fly from Bucharest to Kiev every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Kiev via Galaţi, Odessa Central Bus, and Odessa Kolontaivska in around 21 h 55 min.

Airlines
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev Zhulhany via Budapest
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev Zhulhany via London Luton
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev Zhulhany via Bologna
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev Zhulhany via Naples
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Wind Rose
Website
windrose.aero
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $360
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev Zhulhany via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev Zhulhany via Sabiha Gokcen, Izmir
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev Zhulhany via Rome
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
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
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
$65 - $95
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Ungheni to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
14 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
railway.md
Bus operators
GSM Trans
Phone
021-314-0444
Email
office@gsmtrans.ro
Website
gsmtrans.ro
Bus from Bucuresti to Galaţi
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
gsmtrans.ro
Maximov Tours
Website
maximovtours.com
Bus from Galaţi to Odessa Central Bus
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Schedules at
maximovtours.com
Günsel Group

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