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

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 Viabona Express  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Aksay Turn to Kharkiv

$1

5 alternative options

Train  •  13 h 49 min

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

$36 - $78

Bus Avtovokzaly.ru  •  20 h 30 min

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

$21 - $70

Drive  •  6 h 47 min

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

$27 - $45

Fly to Belgorod, bus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Platov (ROV) to Belgorod (EGO) ROV - EGO
  2. Take the bus from Belgorod to Kharkiv

$117 - $410

Fly to Kharkiv  •  10 h 8 min

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

$153 - $553

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

Viabona Express operates a bus from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv twice a week, and the journey takes 11 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv via Rossosch and Belgorod in around 13 h 49 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Platov to Belgorod via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
RusLine
Website
rusline.aero
Flights from Platov to Belgorod via Moscow Domodedovo
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Platov to Kharkiv via Minsk
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
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
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Rostov Glavnij to Rossosch
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $22
2nd Class (Kupé)
$21 - $35
Train from Rossosch to Belgorod
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $23
2nd Class (Kupé)
$23 - $35
Train from Belgorod to Harkov Pass
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
Viabona Express
Bus from Aksay Turn to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
viabona.com.ua
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Kharkov
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Belgorod to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Hayreniq Tour
Website
hayreniqtour.ru
Bus from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv
Ave. Duration
11 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
hayreniqtour.ru

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Questions & Answers

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

The distance between Rostov-on-Don and Kharkiv is 398 km. The road distance is 456 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv is to bus which costs RUB 10 and takes 12 h 33 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv is to drive which takes 6 h 47 min and costs RUB 1700 - RUB 2500.

Is there a direct train between Rostov-on-Don and Kharkiv?

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 49 min.

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

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 20 h 30 min.

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

It takes approximately 12 h 33 min to get from Rostov-on-Don to Kharkiv, including transfers.