There are 12 ways to get from London to Ukraine by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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 London Heathrow to Kiev  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Kiev (KBP) LHR - KBP

$116 - $291

Cheapest option

Train to London Luton, fly to Lviv  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Lviv (LWO) LTN - LWO

$84 - $324

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Fly London Stansted to Lviv  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Lviv (LWO) STN - LWO

$96 - $376

Fly London Gatwick to Kiev  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Kiev (KBP) LGW - KBP

$105 - $290

Train to London Luton, fly to Kiev Zhulhany  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Kiev Zhulhany (IEV) LTN - IEV

$95 - $515

Fly London Stansted to Kiev  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Kiev (KBP) STN - KBP

$104 - $359

Train  •  41 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Warszawa Wschodnia En
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Kiev Pass Tlk

$292 - $525

Train, bus  •  41 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal Int. trein
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam Centraal to Kiev

$218 - $463

Bus Autokar Polska  •  42 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Radom
  2. Take the bus from Radom to Kiev

$100 - $157

Bus FlixBus  •  44 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 815 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Kiev, Kiev N3200

$160 - $274

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  28 h 18 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  5. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  6. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice
  7. Drive from Hannover Hbf to Kiev

$570 - $775

Drive, car ferry  •  25 h 7 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Kiev

$351 - $520

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The cheapest way to get from London to Ukraine is to bus which costs £75 - £120 and takes 42 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Ukraine is to train and fly which costs £60 - £250 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between London and Ukraine is 1384 miles.

The best way to get from London to Ukraine without a car is to train which takes 41 h 7 min and costs £220 - £400.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from London to Ukraine, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London to Ukraine is to fly which takes 6 h 31 min and costs £85 - £220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £220 - £400 and takes 41 h 7 min, you could also bus, which costs £75 - £120 and takes 42 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Kiev Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 15 min.

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British Airways, KLM, Ukraine International Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Kiev Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Ukraine. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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Map of how to get from London to Ukraine.
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  • Distance: 1384.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between London, England and Ukraine?

British Airways, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from London to Kiev hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Kiev via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, Warszawa Wschodnia, Kiev Pass, and Starovokzalna in around 41 h 7 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Lviv
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from London Stansted to Lviv via Memmingen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from London Stansted to Kiev
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Kiev via Nowy Dwor Mazowiecki
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Kiev via Gdansk
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from London Stansted to Kiev via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiev via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiev via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Kiev Zhulhany
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Kiev Zhulhany via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Flights from London Luton to Lviv
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiev via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiev via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Kiev
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiev
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiev via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $750
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiev via Malta
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Kiev via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Kiev via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $280
Premier
$210 - $320
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $55
Premier
$64 - $67
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$67 - $69
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Paris Est to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
20 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$190 - $250
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Wschodnia to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
16 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Lille Europe to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Lviv Inturtrans
Website
lviv-inturtrans.com
Bus from Rotterdam Centraal to Kiev
Ave. Duration
37 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
lviv-inturtrans.com
Book at
lvivinturtrans.com
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Radom
Ave. Duration
28 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Trans Tempo
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Kiev, Kiev
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Website
flixbus.co.uk
AS Karpaten & Krim Tours (East West Eurolines)
Phone
0541 120778
Email
karpatentour@mail.ru
Website
kurortplus.de
Bus from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Kiev
Ave. Duration
33 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
kurortplus.de
Ferry operators

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