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

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Train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Harkov Pass

$3 - $10

6 alternative options

Bus Günsel Group  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyiv to Kharkiv

$8 - $19

Bus Ecolines  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Kyiv Vydubychi to Harkiv 900065400

$12 - $35

Rideshare  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kyiv to Kharkiv 295.1 miles

$10

Taxi  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kiev to Kharkiv 296.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Kiev to Kharkiv 296.4 miles

$35 - $60

Subway, fly  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the subway from Zoloti Vorota to Kharkivska
  2. Fly from Boryspil (KBP) to Kharkiv (HRK) KBP - HRK

$34 - $84

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kyiv and arriving at Kharkiv. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kiev Pass and arriving at Harkov Pass. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Kiev and Kharkiv is 411 km. The road distance is 474.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Kharkiv without a car is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs .

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The train from Kiev Pass to Harkov Pass takes 4 h 35 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Kiev to Kharkiv bus services, operated by Günsel Group, depart from Kyiv station.

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

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The best way to get from Kiev to Kharkiv is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Boryspil Airport to Kharkiv Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Kiev to Kharkiv bus services, operated by Günsel Group, arrive at Kharkiv station.

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Map of how to get from Kiev to Kharkiv.
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  • Distance: 256.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

Ukrainian Railways (UZ) operates a train from Kiev to Kharkiv every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $10 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, Günsel Group operates a bus from Kiev to Kharkiv 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $19 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Boryspil to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Train operators
Kiev Metro
Phone
(044) 238-58-98
Email
d@metro.kiev.ua
Website
metro.kiev.ua
Subway from Zoloti Vorota to Kharkivska
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metro.kiev.ua
Bus operators
Günsel Group
Phone
0 800 30 30 10
Website
gunsel.ua
Bus from Kyiv to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
gunsel.ua
Ecolines
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 Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Kiev to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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Kiev to Kharkiv train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Harkov Pass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiev to Kharkiv is 474 km. It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to drive from Kiev to Kharkiv.

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

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There are 404+ hotels available in Kharkiv. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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

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