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There are 8 ways to get from Warsaw to Kiev by plane, subway, bus, train, rideshare or car

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Fly Warsaw Chopin to Kyiv Zhuliany  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Kyiv Zhuliany (IEV) WAW - IEV

$67 - $172

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Train  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Kiev Pass D

$20 - $30

6 alternative options

Fly Warsaw Chopin to Boryspil, subway  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Boryspil (KBP) WAW - KBP
  2. Take the subway from Kharkivska to Zoloti Vorota

$55 - $145

Fly Warsaw Modlin to Boryspil, subway  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw Modlin (WMI) to Boryspil (KBP) WMI - KBP
  2. Take the subway from Kharkivska to Zoloti Vorota

$42 - $213

Bus Visitor Travel  •  16 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw to Kiev Ua3

$35 - $50

Bus AGAT  •  16 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Kyiv 195004

$42 - $48

Rideshare  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Warsaw to Kyiv 499.8 miles

$23

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Kiev 499.4 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Kiev is to rideshare which costs 83 zł and takes 11 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Kiev is to fly which costs 250 zł - 650 zł and takes 4 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Warsaw and arriving at Kiev. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 16 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Kiev Pass. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 12 min.

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The distance between Warsaw and Kiev is 689 km. The road distance is 799.1 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Kiev without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 4 min and costs 130 zł - 190 zł.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Warsaw to Kiev, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Kiev bus services, operated by Visitor Travel, depart from Warsaw station.

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Warsaw to Kiev train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Kiev is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs 250 zł - 650 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130 zł - 190 zł and takes 16 h 4 min, you could also train, which costs 75 zł - 120 zł and takes 16 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Kiev.
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  • Distance: 430.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Kiev, Ukraine?

Wizz Air and LOT fly from Warsaw to Kiev 3 times a day. Alternatively, Visitor Travel operates a bus from Warsaw to Kiev once a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 16 h 4 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Boryspil
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Train operators
Kiev Metro
Phone
(044) 238-58-98
Email
d@metro.kiev.ua
Website
metro.kiev.ua
Subway from Kharkivska to Zoloti Vorota
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metro.kiev.ua
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 Warszawa Centralna to Kiev Pass
Ave. Duration
16 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Visitor Travel
Phone
+48 695 114 112
Email
rezerwacje@visitor.com.pl
Website
visitor.com.pl
Bus from Warsaw to Kiev
Ave. Duration
16 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
visitor.com.pl
AGAT
Phone
+48 (81) 884 41 09
Email
agat@agat.eu
Website
agat.eu
Bus from Warszawa to Kyiv
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $46
Schedules at
agat.eu
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 Warsaw to Kyiv
Ave. Duration
11 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Kyiv Zhuliany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Warsaw to Kiev bus services, operated by Visitor Travel, arrive at Kiev station.

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Kiev is 1 h ahead of Warsaw. It is currently 5:07 AM in Warsaw and 6:07 AM in Kiev.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Kiev is 799 km. It takes approximately 10 h 16 min to drive from Warsaw to Kiev.

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Wizz Air and LOT offer flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Kyiv Zhuliany Airport.

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There are 2575+ 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 Warsaw and Kiev. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to line 175 bus which takes 24 min and costs 3 zł - 4 zł.

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