There are 7 ways to get from Odessa to Kharkiv by plane, bus, train, night train, taxi or car

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

Fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. ODS - HRK

$56 - $96

Cheapest option

Train  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Express

$5 - $14

5 alternative options

Bus Günsel Group  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Heilbronn / ...

Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  23 h 7 min

$29 - $53

Night train  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Express

$6 - $13

Taxi  •  8 h 50 min

  1. 429.1 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. 429.1 miles

$55 - $85

What companies run services between Odessa, Ukraine and Kharkiv, Ukraine?

Ukraine International Airlines, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from Odessa to Kharkiv 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Odessa to Kharkiv via Kiev in around 14 h 25 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Odesa to Kharkiv via Kiev
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Odesa to Kharkiv via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Odesa to Kharkiv via Vilnius, Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Odesa to Kharkiv via Vienna, Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Odesa to Kharkiv via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Odesa to Kharkiv via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Odessa Gl. to Harkov Pass
Ave. Duration
17 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$5 - $8
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$22 - $35
Bus operators
Günsel Group
Benz Express
Phone
+38 044 360 3405
Email
mail@busreisen.com.ua
Website
busreisen.com.ua
Bus from Kiev to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
busreisen.com.ua
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Odessa to Belgorod
Ave. Duration
20 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Belgorod to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Other operators
Taxi from Odessa to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Pantera
Phone
+38048234-2000
Website
pantera.od.ua
Optima Odessa
Phone
+38048734-47-34
Website
od.optima.fm
Bond
Phone
+380487007007
Website
bond.od.ua

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Odessa and Kharkiv is 564 km. The road distance is 686 km.

The cheapest way to get from Odessa to Kharkiv is to train which costs 140 ₴ - 350 ₴ and takes 17 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Odessa to Kharkiv is to fly which takes 5 h 30 min and costs 1 400 ₴ - 2 600 ₴.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Odessa Gl. and arriving at Harkov Pass. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 h 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Odessa to Kharkiv. However, there are services departing from Odessa Kolontaivska and arriving at Kharkiv via Kiev. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Odessa to Kharkiv, including transfers.