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There are 5 ways to get from Kiev to Chernihiv by train, bus, rideshare, taxi 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.

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Train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Chernigov D / ...

$3 - $8

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kyiv to Chernihiv 87.4 miles

$3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Chernigov

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kiev to Chernihiv 88.5 miles

$26 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Kiev to Chernihiv 88.5 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Kiev to Chernihiv is to rideshare which costs 78 ₴ and takes 2 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiev to Chernihiv is to taxi which costs 700 ₴ - 900 ₴ and takes 1 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kiev Pass and arriving at Chernigov. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Kiev and Chernihiv is 128 km. The road distance is 141.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Chernihiv without a car is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs 85 ₴ - 220 ₴.

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The train from Kiev Pass to Chernigov takes 3 h 6 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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The best way to get from Kiev to Chernihiv is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs 85 ₴ - 220 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85 ₴ - 150 ₴ and takes 3 h 34 min.

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Kiev to Chernihiv train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Chernigov station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiev to Chernihiv is 142 km. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from Kiev to Chernihiv.

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  • Distance: 80.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

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

Ukrainian Railways (UZ) operates a train from Kiev to Chernihiv every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, Ukraine buses operates a bus from Kiev to Chernihiv every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Chernigov
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

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
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Kyiv to Chernihiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Kiev to Chernihiv
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Optima
Phone
+38044499-98-98
Website
optima.fm
Avrora
Phone
+380442271000
Website
avrora-taxi.kiev.ua
Uklon
Website
uklon.com.ua

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

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