There are 7 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 40 min

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

$10 - $16

Cheapest option

Train  •  16 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Chernigov Express
  2. Take the train from Chernigov to Iolcha 6851/6851/6853/6855/6855/880/879/846/845

$7 - $11

5 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

Train via Gomel  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Gomel AVE
  2. Take the train from Gomel to Chernigov AVE
  3. Take the train from Chernigov to Iolcha

$9 - $15

Drive  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Minsk to Chernobyl 304.3 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to Kiev Zhulhany, bus, taxi  •  11 h 41 min

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

$92 - $186

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

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

$96 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minsk to Chernobyl is to train which costs $7 - $11 and takes 16 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minsk to Chernobyl is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 9 h 17 min.

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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 40 min to get from Minsk to Chernobyl, including transfers.

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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 Gomel, Chernigov, and Iolcha in around 14 h 36 min.

Airlines
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Minsk to Kiev Zhulhany
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Flights from Minsk to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Minsk to Kiev
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 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
www.rw.by
2nd Class
$3 - $5
Coupe
$5 - $7
Train from Gomel to Chernigov
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
www.rw.by
Train from Minsk-Passajirskii to Chernigov
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $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
$4 - $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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by
bus
Bus from Kyiv Polissia to Katyuzhanka
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
6 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
$17 - $21

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