There are 11 ways to get from Ternopil to Kiev by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, 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.

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Train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Ternopol to Kiev Pass Ic / ...

$14 - $20

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Rideshare  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Ternopil to Kyiv 261.8 miles

$9

9 alternative options

Bus Trans Tempo  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Ternopil to Rivne
  2. Take the bus from Rivne to Kiev

$29

Bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Ternopol to Kiev Central Bus

$9 - $19

Taxi  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ternopil to Kiev 262.3 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Ternopil to Kiev 262.3 miles

$30 - $50

Bus to Ivano-Frankivsk, fly to Kiev  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Ternopol to Ivano-Frankovsk
  2. Fly from Ivano-Frankivsk (IFO) to Kiev (KBP) IFO - KBP

$54 - $121

Train to Lviv, fly to Kiev  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Ternopol to Lvov
  2. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Kiev (KBP) LWO - KBP

$42 - $115

Train to Lviv, fly to Kiev Zhulhany  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Ternopol to Lvov
  2. Fly from Lviv (LWO) to Kiev Zhulhany (IEV) LWO - IEV

$44 - $322

Bus to Chernivtsi, fly to Kiev  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Ternopol to Chernivtsi
  2. Fly from Chernivtsi (CWC) to Kiev (KBP) CWC - KBP

$43 - $120

Train to Vinnytsia, fly to Kiev  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Ternopol to Vinnica
  2. Fly from Vinnytsia (VIN) to Kiev (KBP) VIN - KBP

$44 - $126

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ternopil to Kiev is to rideshare which costs 238 ₴ and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ternopil to Kiev is to train and fly which costs 1 200 ₴ - 9 500 ₴ and takes 4 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ternopil to Kiev. However, there are services departing from Ternopil and arriving at Kiev via Rivne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ternopol and arriving at Kiev Pass. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 26 min.

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The distance between Ternopil and Kiev is 367 km. The road distance is 419.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ternopil to Kiev without a car is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs 390 ₴ - 600 ₴.

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The train from Ternopol to Kiev Pass takes 5 h 26 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Ternopil to Kiev bus services, operated by Ukraine buses, depart from Ternopil station.

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Ternopil to Kiev train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Ternopol station.

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The best way to get from Ternopil to Kiev is to train which takes 5 h 26 min and costs 390 ₴ - 600 ₴. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 800 ₴ - 830 ₴ and takes 8 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Ternopil to Kiev.
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  • Distance: 229.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Ternopil, Ukraine and Kiev, Ukraine?

Polish Railways (PKP) operates a train from Ternopil to Kiev 3 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 5 h 26 min. Ukrainian Railways (UZ) also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ternopil to Kiev via Rivne in around 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Ivano-Frankivsk to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Flights from Lviv to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Chernivtsi to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Vinnytsia to Kiev
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Motor Sich
Website
motorsich.com
Flights from Lviv to Kiev Zhulhany
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Ternopol to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$19 - $28
Train from Ternopol to Lvov
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$9 - $14
Ukrainian Railways (UZ)
Phone
+38 (044) 309-70-05
Email
booking@uz.gov.ua
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Ternopol to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 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 - $22
Train from Ternopol to Vinnica
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 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
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Ternopil to Rivne
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Ternopol to Kiev Central Bus
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Ternopol to Ivano-Frankovsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Ternopol to Chernivtsi
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Ternopil to Kyiv
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Ternopil to Kiev
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Taxi Pilot
Phone
+38 068 189 69 61
Website
taxipilot.ua
VIP Taxi
Phone
+380 352 520 808
Website
viptaxi.te.ua

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The quickest flight from Ivano-Frankivsk Airport to Kiev Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Ternopil to Kiev bus services, operated by Trans Tempo, arrive at Kiev station.

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Ternopil to Kiev train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Kiev Pass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ternopil to Kiev is 420 km. It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to drive from Ternopil to Kiev.

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Ukraine International Airlines offers flights from Ivano-Frankivsk Airport to Kiev Airport.

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There are 2491+ hotels available in Kiev. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Ternopil and Kiev. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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