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  •  16 h 56 min

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

$29 - $44

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Train  •  19 h 8 min

  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 - $85

Bus Günsel Group  •  19 h 31 min

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

$34 - $53

Bus Viabona Express  •  27 h 47 min

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

$44

Train, bus  •  36 h 33 min

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

$38 - $46

Drive  •  12 h 17 min

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

$70 - $110

Fly from Kyiv Zhuliany  •  10 h 6 min

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

$332 - $952

Fly from Boryspil  •  9 h 47 min

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

$245 - $705

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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 19 h 31 min.

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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 19 h 8 min.

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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 16 h 56 min and costs .

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

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Kiev to Rostov-on-Don bus services, operated by Günsel 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 train which takes 19 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 31 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 10 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kyiv Zhuliany Airport to Platov Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 40 min 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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Map of how to get from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don.
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  • Distance: 476.2 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don via Harkov Pass, Belgorod, and Rossosch in around 19 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don via Kharkiv in around 19 h 31 min.

Airlines
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Platov via Minsk
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Boryspil to Platov via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
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
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Pobeda Airlines LLC
Website
pobeda.aero
Flights from Kyiv Zhuliany to Platov via Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Boryspil to Platov via Prague
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Boryspil to Platov via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
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
4 h 35 min
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
1 h 20 min
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
18 h 7 min
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
5 h
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
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$14 - $21
2nd Class (Kupé)
$20 - $30
Bus operators
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Kharkiv to Rostov-on-Don
Ave. Duration
11 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru
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
Viabona Express
Bus from Kiev to Rostov-On-Don
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
viabona.com.ua
Turist Trans
Phone
+38 (0482) 34-77-07
Email
turist.trans@gmail.com
Website
turistbus.com.ua
Bus from Wolnowacha to Rostov-On-Don
Ave. Duration
17 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
turistbus.com.ua
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua

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Rostov-on-Don is 1 h ahead of Kiev. It is currently 7:05 PM in Kiev and 7:05 PM 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 12 h 17 min to drive from Kiev to Rostov-on-Don.

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FlexFlight ApS, Pobeda Airlines LLC and Belavia Belarusian Airlines offer flights from Kyiv Zhuliany Airport to Platov Airport.

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There are 1861+ hotels available in Rostov-on-Don. Prices start at $30 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 16 min and costs .

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