There are 9 ways to get from Kiev to Mykolayiv by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or plane

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  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Nikolaev Pass

$4 - $10

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Bus Günsel Group  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiev to Mykolaiv

$14 - $18

Bus Ukraine buses  •  10 h

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

$9 - $15

Rideshare  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kyiv to Mykolaiv 300.3 miles

$10

Taxi  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kiev to Mykolayiv 301.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Kiev to Mykolayiv 301.1 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Boryspil to Kherson, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Boryspil (KBP) to Kherson (KHE) KBP - KHE
  2. Take the train from Herson to Nikolaev Pass

$78 - $224

Fly Kyiv Zhuliany to Odesa, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) to Odesa (ODS) IEV - ODS
  2. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Nikolaev Pass

$44 - $129

Fly Boryspil to Odesa, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Boryspil (KBP) to Odesa (ODS) KBP - ODS
  2. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Nikolaev Pass

$52 - $132

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kiev and arriving at Mykolaiv. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kiev Pass and arriving at Nikolaev Pass. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

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The distance between Kiev and Mykolayiv is 403 km. The road distance is 481.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Mykolayiv without a car is to train which takes 6 h 29 min and costs .

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The train from Kiev Pass to Nikolaev Pass takes 6 h 29 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kiev to Mykolayiv is to train which takes 6 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Boryspil Airport to Kherson Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Kiev to Mykolayiv.
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  • Distance: 251.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

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

Ukrainian Railways (UZ) operates a train from Kiev to Mykolayiv once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $10 and the journey takes 6 h 29 min. Alternatively, Günsel Group operates a bus from Kiev to Mykolayiv twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Motor Sich
Website
motorsich.com
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Boryspil to Kherson
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Flights from Boryspil to Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kiev Pass to Nikolaev Pass
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$4 - $6
2nd Class
$7 - $10
1st Class
$16 - $23
Train from Herson to Nikolaev Pass
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 - $15
Train from Odessa Gl. to Nikolaev Pass
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$11 - $17
Bus operators
Günsel Group
Phone
0 800 30 30 10
Website
gunsel.ua
Bus from Kiev to Mykolaiv
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
gunsel.ua
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Kiev Central Bus Station to Mykolaiv
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
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 Mykolaiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Kiev to Mykolayiv
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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 Mykolayiv train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Nikolaev Pass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiev to Mykolayiv is 482 km. It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to drive from Kiev to Mykolayiv.

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

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There are 142+ hotels available in Mykolayiv. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Kiev to Kyiv Zhuliany Airport is to line 368 Minibus which takes 16 min and costs .

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