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There are 8 ways to get from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via Kharkiv  •  16h 56m

  1. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Harkov Pass
  2. Take the bus from Kharkiv to Rostov-on-Don Krasnodar

$29 - $44

7 alternative options

Bus Gunsel Group  •  19h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Kyiv to Kharkiv
  2. Take the bus from Kharkiv to Rostov-on-Don Krasnodar

$34 - $53

Train  •  20h 26m

  1. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Harkov Pass
  2. Take the train from Harkov Pass to Belgorod D
  3. Take the train from Belgorod to Rossosch
  4. Take the train from Rossosch to Rostov Glavnij D

$38 - $90

Bus Viabona Express  •  27h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Kiev to Rostov-On-Don

$44

Train, bus  •  36h 33m

  1. Take the train from Kiev Pass to Wolnowacha Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Wolnowacha to Rostov-On-Don

$38 - $46

Drive  •  12h 17m

  1. Drive from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don 568.3 miles

$70 - $110

Fly from Kyiv Zhuliany  •  10h 16m

  1. Fly from Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) to Platov (ROV) IEV - ROV

$222 - $802

Fly from Boryspil  •  9h 22m

  1. Fly from Boryspil (KBP) to Platov (ROV) KBP - ROV

$245 - $705

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don is to train and bus which costs 800 ₴ - 1 300 ₴ and takes 16h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don is to fly which costs 6 500 ₴ - 20 000 ₴ and takes 9h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don. However, there are services departing from Kyiv and arriving at Rostov-on-Don via Kharkiv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don. However, there are services departing from Kiev Pass and arriving at Rostov Glavnij via Harkov Pass, Belgorod and Rossosch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 26m.

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The distance between Kiev and Rostov-on-Don is 762 km. The road distance is 909.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don without a car is to train and bus which takes 16h 56m and costs 800 ₴ - 1 300 ₴.

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It takes approximately 16h 56m to get from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don, including transfers.

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Kiev to Rostov-on-Don bus services, operated by Gunsel Group, depart from Kyiv station.

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Kiev to Rostov-on-Don train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), depart from Kiev Pass station.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don is to bus which takes 19h 46m and costs 900 ₴ - 1 500 ₴. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1 000 ₴ - 2 600 ₴ and takes 20h 26m, you could also fly, which costs 6 000 ₴ - 23 000 ₴ and takes 10h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don.
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  • Distance: 476.2 miles
  • Duration: 16h 56m

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

You can take a bus from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don via Kharkiv in around 19h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don via Harkov Pass, Belgorod, and Rossosch in around 20h 26m.

Airlines
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Platov via Minsk
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Platov via Minsk, Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Boryspil to Platov via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Boryspil to Platov via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Boryspil to Platov via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
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 Harkov Pass
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $6
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Harkov Pass to Belgorod
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
Train from Kiev Pass to Wolnowacha
Ave. Duration
18h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$5 - $8
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$22 - $35
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Belgorod to Rossosch
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $22
2nd Class (Kupé)
$22 - $35
Train from Rossosch to Rostov Glavnij
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$14 - $21
2nd Class (Kupé)
$20 - $35
Bus operators
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Kharkiv to Rostov-on-Don
Ave. Duration
11h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
Gunsel Group
Phone
0 800 30 30 10
Website
gunsel.ua
Bus from Kyiv to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
gunsel.ua
Viabona Express
Bus from Kiev to Rostov-On-Don
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
viabona.com.ua
OOO Turist
Phone
+38 (0482) 34-77-07
Email
turist.trans@gmail.com
Website
turistbus.com.ua
Bus from Wolnowacha to Rostov-On-Don
Ave. Duration
17h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
turistbus.com.ua
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua

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There is no direct flight from Kyiv Zhuliany Airport to Platov Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 40m and has one stopover.

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Kiev to Rostov-on-Don bus services, operated by Hayreniq Tour, arrive at Rostov-on-Don station.

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Rostov-on-Don is 1h ahead of Kiev. It is currently 9:16 AM in Kiev and 10:16 AM in Rostov-on-Don.

Kiev to Rostov-on-Don train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Rostov Glavnij station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiev to Rostov-on-Don is 909 km. It takes approximately 12h 17m to drive from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don.

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Ural Airlines and Belavia Belarusian Airlines offer flights from Kyiv Zhuliany Airport to Platov Airport.

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There are 1812+ hotels available in Rostov-on-Don. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kiev to Kyiv Zhuliany Airport is to line 368 Minibus which takes 16m and costs 2 ₴ - 4 ₴.

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