There are 6 ways to get from Minsk to Chernobyl by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Gomel
  2. Take the bus from Gomel to Chyrvonaye

$9 - $15

Cheapest option

Train  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Bobrujsk Gl. D
  2. Take the train from Bobrujsk Gl. to Chernigov D
  3. Take the train from Chernigov to Iolcha

$9 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Minsk to Bragin
  2. Take the bus from Bragin to Komarin

$16 - $25

Drive  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Minsk to Chernobyl 304.3 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Kyiv Zhuliany, bus, taxi  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) MSQ - IEV
  2. Take the bus from Kyiv Polissia to Katyuzhanka
  3. Take a taxi from Katyuzhanka to Chernobyl

$91 - $185

Fly to Boryspil, bus, taxi  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Minsk (MSQ) to Boryspil (KBP) MSQ - KBP
  2. Take the bus from Kyiv Polissia to Katyuzhanka
  3. Take a taxi from Katyuzhanka to Chernobyl

$95 - $179

Questions & Answers

The distance between Minsk and Chernobyl is 343 km. The road distance is 486.9 km.

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It takes approximately 12 h 16 min to get from Minsk to Chernobyl, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Minsk to Chernobyl is to bus which takes 13 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 42 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Minsk to Chernobyl is 487 km. It takes approximately 9 h 17 min to drive from Minsk to Chernobyl.

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Belavia Belarusian Airlines offers flights from Minsk Airport to Kyiv Zhuliany Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Chernobyl. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Minsk to Chernobyl.
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  • Distance: 214.3 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 16 min

What companies run services between Minsk, Belarus and Chernobyl, Ukraine?

You can take a bus from Minsk to Chernobyl via Bragin and Komarin in around 13 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Minsk to Chernobyl via Bobrujsk Gl., Chernigov, and Iolcha in around 15 h 42 min.

Airlines
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Minsk to Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Flights from Minsk to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Minsk to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Train operators
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Website
rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Gomel
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$3 - $5
Coupe
$5 - $6
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Bobrujsk Gl.
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$2 - $4
Coupe
$3 - $5
Train from Bobrujsk Gl. to Chernigov
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
www.rw.by
Southwestern Railways
Website
swrailway.gov.ua
Train from Chernigov to Iolcha
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
swrailway.gov.ua
Bus operators
Gomel City Transport
Website
gomeltrans.net
Bus from Gomel to Chyrvonaye
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
gomeltrans.net
Book at
ticketbus.by
Bus from Bragin to Komarin
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
gomeltrans.net
Book at
ticketbus.by
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk to Bragin
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
bus
Bus from Kyiv Polissia to Katyuzhanka
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
marshrutka.com.ua
Other operators
Taxi from Katyuzhanka to Chernobyl
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20

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