There are 6 ways to get from Zhytomyr to Kiev by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus Benz Express  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Zhitomir to Kiev Bus Station 5 Münster / ...

$1

5 alternative options

Bus Ukraine buses  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Zhitomir to Kiev Münster / ...

$3 - $5

Train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Zhytomyr to Fastov 1 6492/94
  2. Take the train from Fastov 1 to Kiev Pass AVE / ...

$3 - $8

Rideshare  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Zhytomyr to Kyiv 87 miles

$3

Taxi  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zhytomyr to Kiev 87 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Zhytomyr to Kiev 87 miles

$11 - $17

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

Benz Express operates a bus from Zhytomyr to Kiev 6 times a week, and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zhytomyr to Kiev via Fastov 1 in around 3 h 56 min.

Train operators
Southwestern Railways
Website
swrailway.gov.ua
Train from Zhytomyr to Fastov 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
swrailway.gov.ua
Bus operators
Benz Express
Phone
+38 044 360 3405
Email
mail@busreisen.com.ua
Website
busreisen.com.ua
Bus from Zhitomir to Kiev Bus Station 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
busreisen.com.ua
Bus from Zhitomir to Kiev
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
busreisen.com.ua
Ukraine buses
Website
ticket.bus.com.ua
Bus from Zhitomir to Kiev
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ticket.bus.com.ua
Odri
Phone
+38 032 243 98 10
Email
odri.lviv@gmail.com
Website
odri-ua.com
Bus from Zhitomir to Kiev
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
odri-ua.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Zhytomyr to Kyiv
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Zhytomyr to Kiev
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
ТАКСИ ПИЛОТ
Phone
+380 412 460 202
ТАКСИ ФАВОРИТ
Phone
+380 412 461 088

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zhytomyr and Kiev is 133 km. The road distance is 139 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zhytomyr to Kiev is to bus which costs 4 ₴ and takes 2 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Zhytomyr to Kiev is to taxi which takes 1 h 37 min and costs 700 ₴ - 900 ₴.

No, there is no direct train from Zhytomyr to Kiev. However, there are services departing from Zhytomyr and arriving at Kiev Pass via Fastov 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zhitomir and arriving at Kiev. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Zhytomyr to Kiev, including transfers.