There are 8 ways to get from Kiev to Odessa by plane, subway, 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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Fly from Kyiv Zhuliany  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) to Odesa (ODS) IEV - ODS

$41 - $121

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Train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Odessa Gl. Express / ...

$4 - $11

6 alternative options

Subway to Boryspil, fly  •  3 h 24 min

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

$49 - $124

Bus Günsel Group  •  7 h 19 min

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

$13 - $18

Bus Ecolines  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Vydubychi to Odessa 900090300

$21 - $35

Rideshare  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kyiv to Odesa 297.2 miles

$12

Taxi  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kiev to Odessa 297.3 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Kiev to Odessa 297.3 miles

$35 - $60

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kiev Pass and arriving at Odessa Gl.. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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The distance between Kiev and Odessa is 443 km. The road distance is 475.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Odessa without a car is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Kiev to Odessa, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Kiev to Odessa is to fly which takes 3 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 54 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Kyiv Zhuliany Airport to Odesa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiev to Odessa is 476 km. It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to drive from Kiev to Odessa.

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Motor Sich offers flights from Kyiv Zhuliany Airport to Odesa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kiev to Odessa.
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  • Distance: 276.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

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

Motor Sich flies from Kiev to Odessa twice daily. Alternatively, Ukrainian Railways (UZ) operates a train from Kiev to Odessa every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $11 and the journey takes 6 h 54 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 Odesa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
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 Kiev Central Bus Station to Odessa
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
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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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Kyiv to Odesa
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Kiev to Odessa
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 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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There are 2341+ hotels available in Odessa. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Kiev and Odessa. 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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