There are 7 ways to get from Sochi to Yalta by train, bus, ferry, 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

Train, bus  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Sochi to Krasnodar 1
  2. Take the bus from Krasnodar to Port Kavkaz
  3. Take the train from Kavkaz Granica to Yalta

$29 - $68

6 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  17 h 54 min

  1. Take the ferry from Sochi Seaport to Anapa Port Siflite-1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Anapa to Yalta AVE

$41 - $112

Train  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Sochi to Krasnodar 1
  2. Take the train from Krasnodar 1 to Anapa AVE
  3. Take the train from Anapa to Yalta AVE

$32 - $75

Bus  •  25 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Sochi to Novoaleksandrovsk
  2. Take the bus from Novoaleksandrovsk to Yalta

$32 - $63

Drive  •  19 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Sochi to Yalta 828.4 miles

$100 - $160

Fly from Sochi, train  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Sochi (AER) to Simferopol (SIP) AER - SIP
  2. Take the train from Simferopol Pass to Yalta

$81 - $279

Train to Krasnodar, fly, train  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Sochi to Krasnodar 1
  2. Fly from Krasnodar (KRR) to Simferopol (SIP) KRR - SIP
  3. Take the train from Simferopol Pass to Yalta

$97 - $163

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sochi to Yalta is to train and bus which costs RUB 1800 - RUB 4300 and takes 16 h 23 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Sochi to Yalta is to fly and train which costs RUB 5000 - RUB 18000 and takes 7 h 18 min.

More details

The distance between Sochi and Yalta is 455 km. The road distance is 1325.5 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 16 h 23 min to get from Sochi to Yalta, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Sochi to Yalta. However, there are services departing from Sochi and arriving at Yalta via Novoaleksandrovsk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 50 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Sochi to Yalta. However, there are services departing from Sochi and arriving at Yalta via Krasnodar 1 and Anapa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 36 min.

More details

What companies run services between Sochi, Russia and Yalta, Ukraine?

You can take a train from Sochi to Yalta via Krasnodar 1 and Anapa in around 19 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sochi to Yalta via Novoaleksandrovsk in around 25 h 50 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Sochi to Simferopol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Krasnodar to Simferopol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Nordwind Airlines
Website
nordwindairlines.ru
Flights from Sochi to Simferopol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Flights from Krasnodar to Simferopol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Azimuth
Website
azimuth.aero
Flights from Krasnodar to Simferopol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $700
Train operators
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Sochi to Krasnodar 1
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Kupé)
$13 - $20
Train from Kavkaz Granica to Yalta
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$14 - $21
2nd Class (Kupé)
$20 - $35
Train from Anapa to Yalta
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$15 - $23
2nd Class (Kupé)
$23 - $35
Train from Krasnodar 1 to Anapa
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$10 - $16
2nd Class (Kupé)
$13 - $20
Train from Simferopol Pass to Yalta
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Kupé)
$9 - $15
Bus operators
Avtovokzaly.ru
Phone
8-800-775-45-73
Email
support@avtovokzaly.ru
Website
avtovokzaly.ru
Bus from Krasnodar to Port Kavkaz
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
avtovokzaly.ru
Stav Bilet
Website
stavbilet26.ru
Bus from Sochi to Novoaleksandrovsk
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
stavbilet26.ru
Book at
stavbilet26.ru
Bus from Novoaleksandrovsk to Yalta
Ave. Duration
14 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
stavbilet26.ru
Book at
stavbilet26.ru
Ferry operators
Anapa
Phone
8-(86133)-54100
Email
mp-anapa@mail.ru
Website
anapaweb.ru
Ferry from Sochi Seaport to Anapa Port
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $75
Schedules at
anapaweb.ru

Want to know more about travelling around Ukraine

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.