There are 7 ways to get from Chernivtsi to Kiev by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly from Chernivtsi  •  3h 44m

  1. Fly from Chernivtsi (CWC) to Boryspil (KBP) CWC - KBP

1 410 ₴ - 5 010 ₴

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Rideshare  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the rideshare from Chernivtsi to Kyiv 536.5 km

329 ₴

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Train to Ivano-Frankivsk, fly  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Chernivtsi to Ivano-Frankivsk
  2. Fly from Ivano-Frankivsk (IFO) to Boryspil (KBP) IFO - KBP

2 304 ₴ - 6 563 ₴

Train  •  11h 59m

  1. Take the train from Chernivtsi to Kyiv Pas 118

350 ₴ - 750 ₴

Bus  •  13h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Chernivtsi to Kamyanets-Podilskyi
  2. Take the bus from Kamyanets-Podilskyi to Khmel'nitsky
  3. Take the bus from Khmel'nitsky to Zhytomyr
  4. Take the bus from Zhytomyr to Kyiv / Kiev, Kyiv

555 ₴ - 746 ₴

Train via Kelmentsi  •  13h 35m

  1. Take the train from Chernivtsi to Larga 118
  2. Take the train from Larga to Kiev-Passajirskii 118

342 ₴ - 970 ₴

Drive  •  7h 17m

  1. Drive from Chernivtsi to Kiev 536.6 km

1 200 ₴ - 1 800 ₴

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The cheapest way to get from Chernivtsi to Kiev is to rideshare which costs 329 ₴ and takes 8h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Chernivtsi to Kiev is to fly which costs 1 400 ₴ - 5 000 ₴ and takes 3h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chernivtsi to Kiev. However, there are services departing from Chernivtsi and arriving at Kyiv / Kiev, Kyiv via Kamyanets-Podilskyi, Khmel'nitsky and Zhytomyr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Chernivtsi and arriving at Kyiv Pas. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 59m.

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The distance between Chernivtsi and Kiev is 410 km. The road distance is 536.6 km.

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The best way to get from Chernivtsi to Kiev without a car is to train which takes 11h 59m and costs 350 ₴ - 750 ₴.

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It takes approximately 3h 44m to get from Chernivtsi to Kiev, including transfers.

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Chernivtsi to Kiev bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, depart from Chernivtsi station.

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Chernivtsi to Kiev train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), depart from Chernivtsi station.

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Map of how to get from Chernivtsi to Kiev.
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  • Distance: 409.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 44m

What companies run services between Chernivtsi, Ukraine and Kiev, Ukraine?

Ukraine International Airlines flies from Chernivtsi to Kiev once daily. Alternatively, Ukrainian Railways (UZ) operates a train from Chernivtsi to Kyiv Pas twice daily. Tickets cost 350 ₴ - 750 ₴ and the journey takes 11h 59m.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Chernivtsi to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1 600 ₴ - 5 500 ₴
Flights from Ivano-Frankivsk to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 900 ₴ - 9 500 ₴
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Chernivtsi to Ivano-Frankivsk
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
230 ₴ - 390 ₴
Schedules at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
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Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
1st Class
390 ₴ - 950 ₴
3rd Class
120 ₴ - 170 ₴
2nd Class
230 ₴ - 390 ₴
Train from Chernivtsi to Kyiv Pas
Ave. Duration
11h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
350 ₴ - 750 ₴
Schedules at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
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Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
1st Class
850 ₴ - 1 800 ₴
3rd Class
170 ₴ - 250 ₴
2nd Class
350 ₴ - 750 ₴
Train from Chernovcy to Larga
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 ₴ - 370 ₴
Schedules at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
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Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
1st Class
370 ₴ - 950 ₴
3rd Class
120 ₴ - 170 ₴
2nd Class
230 ₴ - 370 ₴
Train from Larga to Kiev-Passajirskii
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
300 ₴ - 600 ₴
Schedules at
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
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Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
1st Class
650 ₴ - 1 400 ₴
3rd Class
150 ₴ - 210 ₴
2nd Class
300 ₴ - 600 ₴
Lviv railways
Website
railway.lviv.ua
Train from Chernivtsi to Larga
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
42 ₴ - 46 ₴
Schedules at
railway.lviv.ua
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Chernivtsi to Kamyanets-Podilskyi
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
65 ₴ - 100 ₴
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kamyanets-Podilskyi to Khmel'nitsky
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75 ₴ - 110 ₴
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Khmel'nitsky to Zhytomyr
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130 ₴ - 190 ₴
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Zhitomir to Kyiv Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95 ₴ - 140 ₴
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zhytomyr to Kyiv / Kiev, Kyiv
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
280 ₴ - 350 ₴
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Chernivtsi to Kyiv
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
329 ₴
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The best way to get from Chernivtsi to Kiev is to fly which takes 3h 44m and costs 1 400 ₴ - 5 000 ₴. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 350 ₴ - 750 ₴ and takes 11h 59m, you could also bus, which costs 550 ₴ - 750 ₴ and takes 13h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Chernivtsi Airport to Boryspil Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Chernivtsi to Kiev bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kyiv / Kiev, Kyiv station.

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Chernivtsi to Kiev train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Kyiv Pas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chernivtsi to Kiev is 537 km. It takes approximately 7h 17m to drive from Chernivtsi to Kiev.

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Ukraine International Airlines offers flights from Chernivtsi Airport to Boryspil Airport.

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Book your Chernivtsi to Kiev train tickets online with Omio.

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There are 2410+ hotels available in Kiev. Prices start at 2 500 ₴ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Chernivtsi and Kiev. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Chernivtsi to Chernivtsi Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 9 ₴ - 11 ₴.

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