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There are 9 ways to get from Moscow to Kiev by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Boryspil  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Boryspil (KBP) SVO - KBP

$105 - $135

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Train  •  14h 10m

  1. Take the train from Moskva Kievskaja to Kiev Pass D

$13 - $36

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Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kyiv Zhuliany  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) SVO - IEV

$142 - $222

Fly Moscow Vnukovo to Kyiv Zhuliany  •  7h 17m

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) VKO - IEV

$110 - $360

Fly Moscow Vnukovo to Boryspil  •  8h 41m

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to Boryspil (KBP) VKO - KBP

$83 - $263

Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  15h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow to Kiev Central Bus

$23 - $37

Bus KarpatExpress  •  17h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Moscow Central Bus Terminal to Kiev Central Bus Station

$69 - $73

Rideshare  •  12h 57m

  1. Take the rideshare from Moscow to Kyiv 550.6 miles

$20

Drive  •  11h 34m

  1. Drive from Moscow to Kiev 551.5 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Kiev is to rideshare which costs RUB 1269 and takes 12h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Kiev is to fly which costs RUB 7000 - RUB 24000 and takes 7h 17m.

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The distance between Moscow and Kiev is 755 km. The road distance is 882.4 km.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Kiev without a car is to train which takes 14h 10m and costs RUB 800 - RUB 2400.

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It takes approximately 7h 47m to get from Moscow to Kiev, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Kiev is to fly which takes 7h 47m and costs RUB 6500 - RUB 9000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RUB 800 - RUB 2400 and takes 14h 10m, you could also bus, which costs RUB 1400 - RUB 2400 and takes 15h 46m.

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There is no direct flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Boryspil Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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Kiev is 1h behind Moscow. It is currently 3:41 PM in Moscow and 2:41 PM in Kiev.

Yes, the driving distance between Moscow to Kiev is 882 km. It takes approximately 11h 34m to drive from Moscow to Kiev.

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CSA, KLM, LOT and three other airlines offer flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Boryspil Airport.

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  • Distance: 471.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 47m

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Kiev, Ukraine?

Air Baltic, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Moscow to Kiev hourly. Alternatively, Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Moscow to Kiev every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $35 and the journey takes 13h 5m.

Airlines
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kyiv Zhuliany via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Kyiv Zhuliany via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Kyiv Zhuliany via Pulkovo, Minsk
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Boryspil via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kyiv Zhuliany via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kyiv Zhuliany via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kyiv Zhuliany via Hannover
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Kyiv Zhuliany via Budapest
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Kyiv Zhuliany via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Boryspil via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $240
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Boryspil via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Boryspil via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kyiv Zhuliany via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Boryspil via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Boryspil via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Boryspil via Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Boryspil via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Boryspil via Prague
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Azerbaijan Airlines
Website
azal.az
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Boryspil via Baku Heydar Aliyev
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kyiv Zhuliany via Rome
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
SkyUp
Website
skyup.aero
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Kyiv Zhuliany via Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Boryspil via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Boryspil via Bratislava
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Train operators
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow to Kiev Central Bus
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Centurion Plus
Bus from Novoyasnevskaya bus station, Moscow to Kiev Central Bus station
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
KarpatExpress
Website
karpatexpres.com
Bus from Moscow Central Bus Terminal to Kiev Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$67 - $71
Schedules at
karpatexpres.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Moscow to Kyiv
Ave. Duration
12h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Moscow and Kiev. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is to bus which takes 40m and costs RUB 55.

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