There are 4 ways to get from Rostov-on-Don to Donetsk by bus, train, car or rideshare

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

Bus  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Kushchyovskaya
  2. Take the bus from Kushchyovskaya to Donetsk

$18 - $27

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rostov-na-Donu to Donetsk 129 miles

$5

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  19 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Rostov-On-Don to Wolnowacha
  2. Take the train from Wolnowacha to Donecsk Express

$36 - $41

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Rostov-on-Don to Donetsk 130.7 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Donetsk is to rideshare which costs RUB 265 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Donetsk is to drive which costs RUB 800 - RUB 1200 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Rostov-on-Don and Donetsk is 169 km. The road distance is 209.1 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 26 min to get from Rostov-on-Don to Donetsk, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rostov-on-Don to Donetsk. However, there are services departing from Rostov-na-Donu and arriving at Donetsk via Kushchyovskaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 26 min.

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

You can take a bus from Rostov-on-Don to Donetsk via Kushchyovskaya in around 9 h 26 min.

Train operators
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Wolnowacha to Donecsk
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$2 - $4
2nd Class
$5 - $7
1st Class
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Kushchyovskaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Kushchyovskaya to Donetsk
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Turist Trans
Phone
+38 (0482) 34-77-07
Email
turist.trans@gmail.com
Website
turistbus.com.ua
Bus from Rostov-On-Don to Wolnowacha
Ave. Duration
17 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
turistbus.com.ua
Book at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rostov-na-Donu to Donetsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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