There are 4 ways to get from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don by bus, train, rideshare 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

Bus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Donetsk to Kushchyovskaya
  2. Take the bus from Kushchyovskaya to Rostov-na-Donu

$20 - $28

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Donetsk to Rostov-na-Donu 145.6 miles

$6

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  20 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Donecsk to Wolnowacha Express
  2. Take the bus from Wolnowacha to Rostov-On-Don

$38 - $42

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don 147.3 miles

$14 - $21

What companies run services between Donetsk, Ukraine and Rostov-on-Don, Russia?

You can take a bus from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don via Kushchyovskaya and Kushchyovskaya in around 9 h 32 min.

Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Donetsk to Kushchyovskaya
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Kushchyovskaya to Rostov-na-Donu
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Turist Trans
Phone
+38 (0482) 34-77-07
Email
turist.trans@gmail.com
Website
turistbus.com.ua
Bus from Wolnowacha to Rostov-On-Don
Ave. Duration
18 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
turistbus.com.ua
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Donetsk to Rostov-na-Donu
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Donetsk and Rostov-on-Don is 169 km. The road distance is 236 km.

The cheapest way to get from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don is to rideshare which costs 149 ₴ and takes 2 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don is to rideshare which takes 2 h 44 min and costs 149 ₴.

No, there is no direct bus from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don. However, there are services departing from Donetsk and arriving at Rostov-na-Donu via Kushchyovskaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 32 min to get from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don, including transfers.