Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia

Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia

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Transportation from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia

How to get from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia

When you want to get from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about UAH 3,971. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as UAH 191.

How far is Kyiv from Zaporizhzhia?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia. Your trip will be a total of 343 miles (551 km). The flying distance is 264 miles (424 km).

How long does it take to get from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia?

The travel time from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 24 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia?

The cost of the trip from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Ukrainian Railways: travelling by train expect to pay as low as UAH 191 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as UAH 3,971.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia:

  • Train tickets - UAH 198 to UAH 3,257;
  • Bus tickets - UAH 312 to UAH 765;
  • Plane tickets - UAH 1,501 to UAH 3,965;

How many trips per day are there between Kyiv and Zaporizhzhia?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 07:20 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:55. There are 97 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 19 trains per day.
  • Flights from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia depart during the day - there are approximately 2 departures a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is UAH 1,501.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia
Motor Sich, Ukraine International Airlines, Windrose Airlines, Wizz Air


Taking a bus from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Kyiv to Zaporizhzhia? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.