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There are 8 ways to get from Bucharest to Ukraine by plane, train, subway, bus, 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 Odesa  •  5 h 1 min

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

$142 - $283

Cheapest option

Night train, train  •  27 h

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

$33 - $51

6 alternative options

Fly to Lviv  •  7 h 25 min

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

$102 - $243

Fly to Chisinau, train  •  8 h 51 min

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

$57 - $123

Fly to Boryspil, subway  •  5 h 26 min

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

$85 - $186

Bus  •  23 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Tulcea
  2. Take the bus from Izmail to Kiev Central Bus

$56 - $81

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 night train and train which costs $30 - $55 and takes 27 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bucharest to Ukraine is to fly which costs $140 - $290 and takes 5 h 1 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 train which takes 26 h 21 min and costs $60 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 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 5 h 1 min and costs $140 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $85 and takes 23 h 29 min, you could also train, which costs $60 - $90 and takes 26 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Bucharest Otopeni Airport to Odesa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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There are two+ 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: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Bucharest, Romania and Ukraine?

Tarom and Turkish Airlines fly from Bucharest to Odessa twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bucharest to Kiev via Tulcea, Izmail, Kiev Central Bus, and Demiivska in around 23 h 29 min.

Airlines
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Odesa via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Chisinau
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $180
Ernest
Website
flyernest.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Lviv via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Wind Rose
Website
windrose.aero
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Train operators
Moldovan Railways (CFM)
Website
railway.md
Train from Chisinau to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
railway.md
Train from Ungheni to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
14 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
railway.md
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
$60 - $90
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Bus operators
Augustina
Phone
0743-334.840
Website
augustina.autogari.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Tulcea
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
augustina.autogari.ro
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Izmail to Kiev Central Bus
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua

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The best way to get from Bucharest to Bucharest Otopeni Airport is to shuttle which takes 44 min and costs $1 - $2.

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