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There are 4 ways to get from Simferopol to Donetsk by train, car or bus

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Train, drive  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Simferopol to Solyonoye Ozero
  2. Drive from Solyonoye Ozero to Nowoalekseewka
  3. Take the train from Nowoalekseewka to Dnepropetrovsk Glavnij
  4. Take the train from Dnepropetrovsk Glavnij to Donecsk

$12 - $26

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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

$16 - $24

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

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The cheapest way to get from Simferopol to Donetsk is to bus which costs 450 ₴ - 700 ₴ 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 450 ₴ - 700 ₴.

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It takes approximately 14 h 8 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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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 10:42 AM in Simferopol and 9:42 AM in Donetsk.

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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  • Distance: 276.7 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 8 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.

Train operators
Krymskaya Zheleznaya Doroga
Website
crimearw.ru
Train from Simferopol to Solyonoye Ozero
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Dnepropetrovsk Glavnij
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
Book at
uz.gov.ua
3rd Class
$3 - $5
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Dnepropetrovsk Glavnij to Donecsk
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 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
$12 - $18
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
$16 - $24
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Simferopol to Rostov-na-Donu
Ave. Duration
13 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
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

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