There are 7 ways to get from Bucharest to Ukraine by plane, subway, 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 to Odesa  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Odesa (ODS) OTP - ODS

$142 - $283

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Brăila
  2. Take the bus from Brăila to Odessa Central Bus
  3. Take the bus from Odessa Kolontaivska to Kiev Central Bus Station

$49 - $60

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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

Fly to Lviv  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Lviv (LWO) OTP - LWO

$102 - $243

Fly to Chisinau, train  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Chisinau (KIV) OTP - KIV
  2. Take the train from Chisinau to Odessa Gl.

$58 - $123

Train  •  26 h 21 min

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

$62 - $88

Drive  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Kiev 573.8 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Bucharest to Ukraine is to bus which costs $45 - $65 and takes 22 h 40 min.

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

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The distance between Bucharest and Ukraine is 685 km. The road distance is 918.1 km.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Ukraine without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 40 min and costs $45 - $65.

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Bucharest to Ukraine, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Ukraine is to fly which takes 7 h 41 min and costs $140 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $65 and takes 22 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs $60 - $90 and takes 26 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Odesa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucharest to Ukraine is 918 km. It takes approximately 11 h 57 min to drive from Bucharest to Ukraine.

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Bulgaria Air, Tarom and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Odesa Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Ukraine. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bucharest to Ukraine.
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  • Distance: 428.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Ukraine?

Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines and two other airlines fly from Bucharest to Odessa 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Kiev via Brăila, Odessa Central Bus, Odessa Kolontaivska, Kiev Central Bus Station, and Demiivska in around 22 h 40 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Odesa via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Odesa via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Kiev
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $450
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
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $350
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Odesa via Sofia
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
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
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
railway.md
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
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
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

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