There are 6 ways to get from Rostov-on-Don to Crimea by plane, bus, train 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 from Rostov  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Rostov (RVI) to Simferopol (SIP) RVI - SIP

$73 - $209

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Simferopol

$19 - $39

4 alternative options

Fly from Platov  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Platov (ROV) to Simferopol (SIP) ROV - SIP

$53 - $253

Train via Starominskaja-Timash  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Rostov Glavnij to Starominskaja-Timash Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Starominskaja-Timash to Simferopol Pass AVE

$30 - $68

Train  •  21 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Rostov Glavnij to Simferopol Pass

$22 - $49

Drive  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Rostov-on-Don to Simferopol 430.9 miles

$55 - $85

What companies run services between Rostov-on-Don, Russia and Crimea, Ukraine?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines flies from Rostov-on-Don to Simferopol once daily. Alternatively, Avtovokzaly.ru operates a bus from Rostov-on-Don to Simferopol once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $40 and the journey takes 14 h 2 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Rostov to Simferopol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Ural Airlines
Website
uralairlines.com
Flights from Platov to Simferopol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Rostov Glavnij to Starominskaja-Timash
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$10 - $15
2nd Class (Kupé)
$12 - $18
Train from Starominskaja-Timash to Simferopol Pass
Ave. Duration
15 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$19 - $29
2nd Class (Kupé)
$30 - $50
Train from Rostov Glavnij to Simferopol Pass
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$20 - $30
2nd Class (Kupé)
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Simferopol
Ave. Duration
14 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Rostov-on-Don to Crimea?

The distance between Rostov-on-Don and Crimea is 503 km. The road distance is 689 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Crimea?

The cheapest way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Crimea is to train which costs RUB 1300 - RUB 3100 and takes 21 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Crimea?

The quickest way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Crimea is to fly which takes 2 h 16 min and costs RUB 4400 - RUB 13000.

Is there a direct bus between Rostov-on-Don and Crimea?

No, there is no direct bus from Rostov-on-Don to Crimea. However, there are services departing from Rostov-na-Donu and arriving at Kuibysheva Square via Bus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 8 min.

How long does it take to get from Rostov-on-Don to Crimea?

It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Rostov-on-Don to Crimea, including transfers.