Moscow to Kyiv

Moscow to Kyiv

  Oct 31, 2021, 24 trips (2,433 – 35,659)

Moscow to Kyiv Schedule

Moscow to Kyiv Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Local Carrier Standard AC 07:30 - 22:00RUB 3,241
Local Carrier Standard AC 08:00 - 22:00RUB 2,568
Galiz Standard AC 13:00 - 01:00RUB 3,030
Local Carrier Standard AC 15:30 - 08:00RUB 2,822
Vega Reisen Standard AC 17:00 - 09:25RUB 2,433
Galiz Standard AC 17:00 - 08:00RUB 2,929
Mirchev A G Standard AC 17:00 - 08:00RUB 3,030
Local Carrier Standard AC 16:30 - 07:15RUB 2,568
Local Carrier Standard AC 19:00 - 09:00RUB 2,568
Local Carrier Standard AC 22:00 - 09:00RUB 2,552

Transportation from Moscow to Kyiv

How to get from Moscow to Kyiv

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

  • Flight
  • Bus

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 RUB 19,239. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as RUB 2,416.

How far is Moscow from Kyiv?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Moscow to Kyiv. Your trip will be a total of 623 miles (1001 km). The flying distance is 479 miles (770 km).

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

The travel time from Moscow to Kyiv can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 12 to 28 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Moscow to Kyiv varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Slyakh: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as RUB 2,416 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 RUB 19,239.

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

  • Bus tickets - RUB 2,445 to RUB 3,354;
  • Plane tickets - RUB 10,969 to RUB 19,213;

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

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

  • Flights from Moscow to Kyiv depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 08:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 20:15. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Moscow to Kyiv. 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 RUB 10,969.

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 Moscow to Kyiv
Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Lot Polish Airlines


Taking a bus from Moscow to Kyiv 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.

The most popular transport from Moscow to Kyiv

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Moscow to Kyiv? 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% decided to go for a bus.