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There are 6 ways to get from Odessa to Kherson by bus, train, night train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Odessa to Kherson

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Odessa Gl. to Herson D / ...

$3 - $8

4 alternative options

Night train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the night train from Odessa Gl. to Herson Express

$3 - $8

Rideshare  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Odesa to Kherson 126.6 miles

$5

Taxi  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Odessa to Kherson 126.1 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Odessa to Kherson 126.1 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Odessa to Kherson is to rideshare which costs 117 ₴ and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Odessa to Kherson is to taxi which costs 1 200 ₴ - 1 500 ₴ and takes 2 h 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Odessa and arriving at Kherson. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Odessa Gl. and arriving at Herson. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Odessa and Kherson is 145 km. The road distance is 201.7 km.

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The best way to get from Odessa to Kherson without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs 120 ₴ - 180 ₴.

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The bus from Odessa to Kherson takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Odessa to Kherson bus services, operated by Odessa bus station, depart from Odessa station.

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Odessa to Kherson train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), depart from Odessa Gl. station.

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The best way to get from Odessa to Kherson is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs 120 ₴ - 180 ₴. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 90 ₴ - 220 ₴ and takes 5 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Odessa to Kherson.
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  • Distance: 90.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Odessa bus station operates a bus from Odessa to Kherson every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Ukraine buses also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Ukrainian Railways (UZ) operates a train from Odessa to Kherson twice daily. Tickets cost $3 - $8 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

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 Herson
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$5 - $8
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Odessa bus station
Website
odessabus.com
Bus from Odessa to Kherson
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
odessabus.com
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Odessa Central Bus to Kherson
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
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
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Odesa to Kherson
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Odessa to Kherson
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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Odessa to Kherson bus services, operated by Odessa bus station, arrive at Kherson station.

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Odessa to Kherson train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways (UZ), arrive at Herson station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Odessa to Kherson is 202 km. It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to drive from Odessa to Kherson.

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There are 127+ hotels available in Kherson. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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

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