How to get from Moscow to Kiev

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Recommended option

Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kiev Zhulhany  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Kiev Zhulhany (IEV) SVO - IEV

$149 - $229

Cheapest option

Train  •  13 h 44 min

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

$15 - $36

7 alternative options

Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kiev  •  7 h 45 min

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

$112 - $142

Fly Moscow Vnukovo to Kiev Zhulhany  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) to Kiev Zhulhany (IEV) VKO - IEV

$110 - $368

Fly Moscow Vnukovo to Kiev  •  7 h 58 min

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

$83 - $271

Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  15 h 33 min

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

$24 - $37

Bus Ecolines  •  20 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Varshavskaya Bus Station, Moscow to Kyiv Vydubychi

$32 - $68

Rideshare  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Moscow to Kyiv 550.6 miles

$20

Drive  •  11 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Kiev 551.5 miles

$70 - $110

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

LOT, Alitalia and four other airlines fly from Moscow to Kiev every 2 hours. Alternatively, Russian Railways (RZhD) operates a train from Moscow to Kiev every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 12 h 39 min.

Airlines
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kiev Zhulhany via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Kiev Zhulhany via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Kiev via Minsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Kiev via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Kiev via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Kiev via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Kiev via Tbilisi
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $370
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kiev Zhulhany via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kiev via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kiev Zhulhany via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kiev Zhulhany via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Kiev Zhulhany via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Vnukovo to Kiev via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kiev via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kiev via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kiev via Prague
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kiev via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Kiev Zhulhany via Rome
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
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
13 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Varshavskaya Bus Station, Moscow to Kyiv Vydubychi
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Moscow to Kyiv
Ave. Duration
13 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Moscow and Kiev is 755 km. The road distance is 882 km.

The cheapest way to get from Moscow to Kiev is to rideshare which costs RUB 1241 and takes 13 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Moscow to Kiev is to fly which takes 7 h 29 min and costs RUB 6500 - RUB 23000.

It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Moscow to Kiev, including transfers.