There are 6 ways to get from Simferopol to Donetsk by train, car, taxi, bus or plane

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Train, drive, taxi  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Simferopol Pass to Solyonoye Ozero
  2. Drive from Solyonoye Ozero to Nowoalekseewka
  3. Take the train from Nowoalekseewka to Losowaja
  4. Take the train from Losowaja to Konstantinowka
  5. Take a taxi from Konstantinowka to Donetsk

$25 - $43

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Bus  •  23 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Simferopol to Krasnodar
  2. Take the bus from Krasnodar to Donetsk

$15 - $23

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Train, bus  •  23 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Simferopol Pass to Krasnodar 1
  2. Take the bus from Krasnodar to Donetsk

$30 - $57

Bus via Kushchyovskaya  •  24 h 19 min

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

$34 - $66

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Simferopol to Donetsk 340.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, bus  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Simferopol (SIP) to Platov (ROV) SIP - ROV
  2. Take the bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Kushchyovskaya
  3. Take the bus from Kushchyovskaya to Donetsk

$104 - $279

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Simferopol to Donetsk is to bus which costs 440 ₴ - 650 ₴ and takes 23 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Simferopol to Donetsk is to drive which costs 1 200 ₴ - 1 900 ₴ and takes 7 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Simferopol to Donetsk. However, there are services departing from Simferopol and arriving at Donetsk via Krasnodar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 20 min.

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The distance between Simferopol and Donetsk is 443 km. The road distance is 544.6 km.

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The best way to get from Simferopol to Donetsk without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 20 min and costs 440 ₴ - 650 ₴.

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It takes approximately 12 h 53 min to get from Simferopol to Donetsk, including transfers.

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Simferopol to Donetsk bus services, operated by Kavmynvody Auto, depart from Simferopol station.

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The quickest flight from Simferopol Airport to Platov Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Simferopol to Donetsk bus services, operated by Avtovokzaly.ru, arrive at Donetsk station.

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Donetsk is 1 h behind Simferopol. It is currently 4:04 PM in Simferopol and 4:04 PM in Donetsk.

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  • Distance: 276.7 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 53 min

What companies run services between Simferopol, Ukraine and Donetsk, Ukraine?

You can take a bus from Simferopol to Donetsk via Krasnodar in around 23 h 20 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Simferopol to Platov
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Train operators
Krymskaya Zheleznaya Doroga
Website
crimearw.ru
Train from Simferopol Pass to Solyonoye Ozero
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
crimearw.ru
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Nowoalekseewka to Losowaja
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $6
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$15 - $21
Train from Losowaja to Konstantinowka
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once 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
$11 - $16
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Simferopol Pass to Krasnodar 1
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $23
2nd Class (Kupé)
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Krasnodar to Donetsk
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Simferopol to Rostov-na-Donu
Ave. Duration
13 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Rostov-na-Donu to Kushchyovskaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once 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
$12 - $18
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Other operators
Taxi from Konstantinowka to Donetsk
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$13 - $16
АСТРА-ТАКСИ
Phone
+380 6474 20002
ЧАО Краматорское АТП 1141
Phone
+380 50 473 6630
Website
atp11410.com.ua

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Yes, the driving distance between Simferopol to Donetsk is 545 km. It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to drive from Simferopol to Donetsk.

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Aeroflot Russian Airlines offers flights from Simferopol Airport to Platov Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Donetsk. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Simferopol to Simferopol Airport is to Trolleybus which takes 30 min and costs 5 ₴ - 35 ₴.

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