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There are 7 ways to get from Thionville to Kyiv by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Luxembourg to Boryspil  •  9h

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Boryspil (KBP) LUX - KBP

6 alternative options

Fly Luxembourg to Kyiv Zhuliany  •  7h 44m

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) LUX - IEV

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Boryspil  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Metz Ville to Forbach
  2. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  4. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Boryspil (KBP) FRA - KBP

Train  •  33h 7m

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Centralna Ec
  5. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Kyiv Pass

Train, bus  •  39h 35m

  1. Take the train from Thionville to Trier Hbf Ter
  2. Take the bus from Trier to Kyiv Trier

Bus  •  41h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Metz to Karlsruhe central train station N136 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Central Bus Station Southside to Kiev Bus Station Karlsruhe Central Bus Station Southside - Kiev Bus Station / ...

Drive  •  20h 45m

  1. Drive from Thionville to Kyiv 2093.5 km

Thionville to Kyiv by bus

The bus journey time between Thionville and Kyiv is around 2 days 12h and covers a distance of around 2607 km. This includes an average layover time of around 21h 11m. The fastest bus normally takes 2 days 3h. Operated by Info TIM - ATRIV 57, FlixBus, Blablabus and others, the Thionville to Kyiv bus service departs from Foch and arrives in Kiev Bus Station. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
39h 16m
Layover time:
21h 11m
Total time:
2 days 12h

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
2 days 3h
Bus distance:
2607 km
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
2 238 ₴
Carbon emissions:
325 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
12:15
Last bus departs at:
18:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Thionville to Kyiv bus schedules

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Ukraine

Domestic travel is restricted within Ukraine due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Ukraine

International flights leaving France are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: October 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Thionville to Kyiv is to fly which costs €40 - €330 and takes 7h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Thionville to Kyiv is to fly which costs €40 - €330 and takes 7h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thionville to Kyiv station. However, there are services departing from Foch and arriving at Kiev Bus Station via Metz and Karlsruhe Central Bus Station Southside. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thionville to Kyiv. However, there are services departing from Thionville and arriving at Kyiv Pass via Strasbourg, Karlsruhe Hbf, Berlin Ostbahnhof and Warszawa Centralna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 7m.

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The distance between Thionville and Kyiv is 1741 km. The road distance is 2093.5 km.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Kyiv without a car is to train which takes 33h 7m and costs €250 - €390.

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It takes approximately 9h to get from Thionville to Kyiv, including transfers.

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Thionville to Kyiv bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Metz station.

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Thionville to Kyiv train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Thionville station.

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The best way to get from Thionville to Kyiv is to fly which takes 9h and costs €35 - €350. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €250 - €390 and takes 33h 7m, you could also bus, which costs €70 - €110 and takes 41h 5m.

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  • Distance: 1741.1 km
  • Duration: 9h

What companies run services between Thionville, Grand Est, France and Kyiv, Ukraine?

Lufthansa, KLM and nine other airlines fly from Thionville to Kyiv hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Thionville to Kyiv via Strasbourg, Karlsruhe Hbf, Berlin Ostbahnhof, and Warszawa Centralna in around 33h 7m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Boryspil via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
4 900 ₴ - 24 000 ₴
Flights from Luxembourg to Boryspil via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
4 900 ₴ - 24 000 ₴
Flights from Frankfurt to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 400 ₴ - 15 000 ₴
Flights from Frankfurt to Boryspil via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
2 400 ₴ - 15 000 ₴
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Boryspil via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
6 000 ₴ - 18 000 ₴
Flights from Frankfurt to Boryspil via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 700 ₴ - 16 000 ₴
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Boryspil via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
5 000 ₴ - 25 000 ₴
Flights from Frankfurt to Boryspil via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
6 000 ₴ - 20 000 ₴
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Boryspil via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
4 100 ₴ - 19 000 ₴
Flights from Luxembourg to Kyiv Zhuliany via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
4 100 ₴ - 8 000 ₴
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Boryspil via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
6 500 ₴ - 28 000 ₴
Flights from Frankfurt to Boryspil via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
3 900 ₴ - 20 000 ₴
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Kyiv Zhuliany via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
1 300 ₴ - 9 000 ₴
Flights from Luxembourg to Kyiv Zhuliany via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
1 300 ₴ - 9 000 ₴
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Boryspil via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
4 400 ₴ - 26 000 ₴
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Boryspil via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
900 ₴ - 23 000 ₴
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Boryspil via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
4 500 ₴ - 28 000 ₴
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Boryspil via Riga
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
3 200 ₴ - 12 000 ₴
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Metz Ville to Forbach
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
750 ₴ - 1 400 ₴
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Metz Ville to Forbach
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
300 ₴ - 750 ₴
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
300 ₴ - 440 ₴
Rail 1st Class
500 ₴ - 750 ₴
Train from Thionville to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
300 ₴ - 750 ₴
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
300 ₴ - 440 ₴
Rail 1st Class
500 ₴ - 750 ₴
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
600 ₴ - 900 ₴
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Süwex
Website
delfi.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
900 ₴ - 1 300 ₴
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
600 ₴ - 900 ₴
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
650 ₴ - 950 ₴
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3 600 ₴ - 5 000 ₴
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to S Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
550 ₴ - 750 ₴
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
1 500 ₴ - 2 200 ₴
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
950 ₴ - 1 300 ₴
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
1 000 ₴ - 1 300 ₴
1st Class
950 ₴ - 1 200 ₴
Train from Thionville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
1 100 ₴ - 1 500 ₴
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
1 200 ₴ - 1 500 ₴
1st Class
1 100 ₴ - 1 400 ₴
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
700 ₴ - 1 100 ₴
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
850 ₴ - 1 100 ₴
1st Class
700 ₴ - 850 ₴
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 400 ₴ - 2 000 ₴
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
1 100 ₴ - 1 700 ₴
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
3 500 ₴ - 4 800 ₴
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
450 ₴ - 700 ₴
Website
Railjet
Ukrainian Railways
Website
uz.gov.ua
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Kyiv Pass
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1 000 ₴ - 2 000 ₴
Schedules at
uz.gov.ua
3rd class
1 000 ₴ - 1 500 ₴
2nd class
1 400 ₴ - 2 000 ₴
1st class
2 300 ₴ - 3 200 ₴
Bus operators
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Trier to Kyiv
Ave. Duration
37h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
2 871 ₴
Schedules at
odri-ua.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Metz to Karlsruhe central train station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
430 ₴ - 550 ₴
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Metz to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
340 ₴ - 420 ₴
Website
Blablabus
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Karlsruhe Central Bus Station Southside to Kiev Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
1 800 ₴ - 2 600 ₴
Website
EuroClub

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There is no direct flight from Luxembourg Airport to Boryspil Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Thionville to Kyiv bus services, operated by EuroClub, arrive at Kiev Bus Station.

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Kyiv is 1h ahead of Thionville. It is currently 12:39 PM in Thionville and 1:39 PM in Kyiv.

Thionville to Kyiv train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, arrive at Kyiv Pass station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thionville to Kyiv is 2093 km. It takes approximately 20h 45m to drive from Thionville to Kyiv.

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