There are 7 ways to get from Warsaw to Kiev by plane, subway, bus, train, rideshare or car

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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Fly to Kiev Zhulhany  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Warsaw (WAW) to Kiev Zhulhany (IEV) WAW - IEV

$67 - $177

Cheapest option

Train  •  16 h 12 min

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

$22 - $35

5 alternative options

Fly to Kiev, subway  •  4 h 52 min

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

$55 - $150

Bus Visitor Travel  •  16 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw to Kiev Ua3

$35 - $50

Bus Mądeltrans Eurolines  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa to Kiev

$41 - $66

Rideshare  •  12 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 84 zł and takes 12 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Kiev is to fly which costs 240 zł - 650 zł and takes 4 h 8 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. 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 8 min to get from Warsaw to Kiev, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Kiev bus services, operated by Mądeltrans Eurolines, depart from Warszawa 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 8 min and costs 240 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 80 zł - 120 zł and takes 16 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Airport to Kiev Zhulhany Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Warsaw to Kiev bus services, operated by Mądeltrans Eurolines, arrive at Kiev station.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Kiev.
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  • Distance: 430.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

LOT and Wizz Air 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 to Kiev Zhulhany
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Flights from Warsaw to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Warsaw to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $220
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw to Kiev Zhulhany
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Warsaw to Kiev via Minsk
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
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
$22 - $35
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
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
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Kiev
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
madeltrans.pl
Trans Tempo
Phone
+420 774 171 442
Email
transtempo@seznam.cz
Website
transtempo.cz
Bus from Warszawa to Kiev
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Schedules at
transtempo.cz
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
12 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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