There are 6 ways to get from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Rostov Glavnij to Rossosch D
  2. Take the train from Rossosch to Belgorod
  3. Take the train from Belgorod to Harkov Pass D

$34 - $76

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Bus  •  23 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Kharkov Krasnodar

$19 - $65

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Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv 284.9 miles

$27 - $45

Fly to Belgorod, train  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Platov (ROV) to Belgorod (EGO) ROV - EGO
  2. Take the train from Belgorod to Harkov Pass

$107 - $283

Fly to Kharkiv  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Platov (ROV) to Kharkiv (HRK) ROV - HRK

$152 - $552

Fly to Voronezh, bus, train  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Platov (ROV) to Voronezh (VOZ) ROV - VOZ
  2. Take the bus from Voronezh to Belgorod
  3. Take the train from Belgorod to Harkov Pass

$95 - $345

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rostov-na-Donu and arriving at Kharkov. Services depart six times a week, and operate Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 23 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv. However, there are services departing from Rostov Glavnij and arriving at Harkov Pass via Rossosch and Belgorod. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 44 min.

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The distance between Rostov-on-Don and Kharkiv is 398 km. The road distance is 455.8 km.

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The best way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv without a car is to train which takes 13 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 44 min to get from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv, including transfers.

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Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, depart from Rostov-na-Donu station.

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Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), depart from Rostov Glavnij station.

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The best way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv is to train which takes 13 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 23 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 9 h 46 min.

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There is no direct flight from Platov Airport to Belgorod Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, arrive at Kharkov station.

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Map of how to get from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv.
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  • Distance: 248.8 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv via Rossosch and Belgorod in around 13 h 44 min. Alternatively, Avtovokzaly.ru operates a bus from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv 4 times a week. Tickets cost $19 - $60 and the journey takes 23 h 25 min. Hayreniq Tour also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Platov to Belgorod via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Platov to Voronezh via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
RusLine
Website
rusline.aero
Flights from Platov to Belgorod via Moscow Vnukovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Platov to Kharkiv via Minsk
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Platov to Kharkiv via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
UTair Aviation
Website
utair.ru
Flights from Platov to Voronezh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $320
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Platov to Voronezh via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Rostov Glavnij to Rossosch
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$14 - $21
2nd Class (Kupé)
$20 - $30
Train from Rossosch to Belgorod
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $22
2nd Class (Kupé)
$22 - $35
Train from Belgorod to Harkov Pass
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Kharkov
Ave. Duration
23 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $60
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Voronezh to Belgorod
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
11 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru

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Kharkiv is 1 h behind Rostov-on-Don. It is currently 3:43 PM in Rostov-on-Don and 3:43 PM in Kharkiv.

Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Harkov Pass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv is 456 km. It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to drive from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv.

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Pobeda Airlines LLC, Nordwind Airlines, UTair Aviation and two other airlines offer flights from Platov Airport to Belgorod Airport.

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There are 404+ hotels available in Kharkiv. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Platov Airport is to line 286 bus which takes 50 min and costs .

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