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There are 5 ways to get from Donetsk to Odessa by bus, taxi, train, car or plane

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Bus, taxi, train  •  21h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Donetsk to Lugansk
  2. Take a taxi from Lugansk to Sol
  3. Take the train from Sol to Krasnij Liman D
  4. Take the train from Krasnij Liman to Odessa Gl.

$31 - $50

4 alternative options

Train  •  26h 49m

  1. Take the train from Kamenskaja to Rossosch D
  2. Take the train from Rossosch to Belgorod
  3. Take the train from Belgorod to Harkov Pass D
  4. Take the train from Harkov Pass to Odessa Gl. D

$48 - $95

Bus  •  34h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Kamensk-Shakhtinsky to Millerovo
  2. Take the bus from Millerovo to Odessa

$49 - $85

Drive  •  12h 50m

  1. Drive from Donetsk to Odessa 575.5 miles

$75 - $110

Bus, fly  •  12h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Kamensk-Shakhtynsky to Novocherkassk
  2. Fly from Platov (ROV) to Odesa (ODS) ROV - ODS

$201 - $628

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The cheapest way to get from Donetsk to Odessa is to bus and taxi and train which costs RUB 2000 - RUB 3300 and takes 21h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Donetsk to Odessa is to bus and fly which costs RUB 13000 - RUB 41000 and takes 12h 4m.

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The distance between Donetsk and Odessa is 724 km. The road distance is 920.8 km.

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The best way to get from Donetsk to Odessa without a car is to bus and taxi and train which takes 21h 40m and costs RUB 2000 - RUB 3300.

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It takes approximately 21h 40m to get from Donetsk to Odessa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Donetsk to Odessa is to train which takes 26h 49m and costs RUB 3100 - RUB 6500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RUB 3200 - RUB 6000 and takes 34h 56m.

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There is no direct flight from Platov Airport to Odesa Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 35m and has one stopover.

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Odessa is 1h behind Donetsk. It is currently 11:35 AM in Donetsk and 10:35 AM in Odessa.

Yes, the driving distance between Donetsk to Odessa is 921 km. It takes approximately 12h 50m to drive from Donetsk to Odessa.

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Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Ukraine International Airlines, Ellinair and two other airlines offer flights from Platov Airport to Odesa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Donetsk to Odessa.
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  • Distance: 452.5 miles
  • Duration: 21h 40m

What companies run services between Donetsk, Russia and Odessa, Ukraine?

You can take a train from Donetsk to Odessa via Kamenskaja, Rossosch, Belgorod, and Harkov Pass in around 26h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Donetsk to Odessa via Kamensk-Shakhtinsky and Millerovo in around 34h 56m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Platov to Odesa via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Ellinair
Website
en.ellinair.com
Flights from Platov to Odesa via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Platov to Odesa via Minsk
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Platov to Odesa via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Sol to Krasnij Liman
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$2 - $4
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$10 - $14
Train from Krasnij Liman to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$5 - $7
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$21 - $30
Train from Harkov Pass to Odessa Gl.
Ave. Duration
13h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$4 - $7
2nd Class
$8 - $11
1st Class
$19 - $27
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Kamenskaja to Rossosch
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$11 - $17
2nd Class (Kupé)
$15 - $23
Train from Rossosch to Belgorod
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $22
2nd Class (Kupé)
$22 - $35
Train from Belgorod to Harkov Pass
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Vokzal Avto
Phone
37-37-90
Website
vokzal-avto.ru
Bus from Donetsk to Lugansk
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
avtovokzal-volgograd.ru
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Kamensk-Shakhtinsky to Millerovo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Millerovo to Odessa
Ave. Duration
31h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Kamensk-Shakhtynsky to Novocherkassk
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Book at
avtovokzaly.ru
Other operators
Taxi from Lugansk to Sol
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Estimated price
$21 - $26
АСТPA Takci
Phone
+380 642 585 858
Edinaya Sluzhba Taksi Luganska
Phone
+380 99 558 6262

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