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There are 3 ways to get from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don by train, bus, 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

Train, bus  •  19h 31m

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

$36 - $39

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3h 44m

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


1 alternative option

Drive  •  3h 32m

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

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don is to rideshare which costs 156 ₴ and takes 3h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don is to drive which costs 400 ₴ - 600 ₴ and takes 3h 32m.

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The distance between Donetsk and Rostov-on-Don is 169 km. The road distance is 235.7 km.

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The best way to get from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don without a car is to train and bus which takes 19h 31m and costs 1 000 ₴ - 1 200 ₴.

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It takes approximately 19h 31m to get from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don, including transfers.

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Rostov-on-Don is 1h ahead of Donetsk. It is currently 7:11 PM in Donetsk and 8:11 PM in Rostov-on-Don.

Yes, the driving distance between Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don is 236 km. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don.

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There are 1825+ hotels available in Rostov-on-Don. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don.
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  • Distance: 105.5 miles
  • Duration: 19h 31m

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

There is no direct connection from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don. However, you can take the train to Wolnowacha, take the walk to Wolnowacha, then take the bus to Rostov-On-Don. Alternatively, BlaBlaCar operates a vehicle from Donetsk to Rostov-on-Don every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 3h 44m.

Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Bus operators
OOO Turist
+38 (0482) 34-77-07
Bus from Wolnowacha to Rostov-On-Don
Ave. Duration
17h 26m
3 times a week
Estimated price
Schedules at
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Other operators

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Rideshare from Donetsk to Rostov-na-Donu
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
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