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Kiev / Kyiv..... one of the greatest cities in Europe. Honore de Balzac, the famous French novelist, wrote: "Petersburg is a young city, Moscow is an ancient city, but Kyiv is the eternal city. It is a Northern Rome."

Welcome to GoKiev.info - Transportation in Kiev (Kyiv) and Ukraine. Buses / Cars

Kyiv, Ukraine   There are several private companies offering bus travel which in most cases is a cheaper option than travelling by train or plane. For example there are regular bus schedules to the Polish cities of Warsaw, Krakow, Lublin, etc., with the ticket for the Warsaw route costing only 200 hryvna ($40) each way for a round trip. It is an overnight journey, however and as you can imagine a bit of an uncomfortable sleeping experience.
     Alternatively, the Warsaw train trip with a sleeper cabin will set you back 400 hryvna ($83) each way.

     From Kiev the Polish bus departs from the Dachna Bus Terminal, Peremohy Prospect 142.

Getting to / around Ukraine : By bus / Kyiv Bus Stations

    There are several bus stations in Kyiv: Main Bus Station, and .

Kiev Central Bus Station

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    Kiev Central Bus Station is located at Moskovs'ka Square. One Trolleybus or Minibus (Marshrutka) stop from the Lybids'ka Metro Station.
Bus Tickets Assistance: +38 (044) 451-86-28

Inquiry phone: +38 (044) 265-04-30 (no english)
Tickets: +38 (044) 265-02-54 (no english)
     You can purchase your tickets at the Bus Station, but it's better to do so in advance.

Web-site:
www.bus.com.ua (only in Russian)

      Ukrainian National Bus Lines serve almost every city and town in Ukraine. The older fleet of buses would suffice for short trips, although sometimes are overcrowded and dirty. So, for the price, train travel is a more comfortable option. "Deluxe" Bus travel is, however, available also by private companies and is not a bad choice.

More comfortable bus trips are availabe from such companies as these;

AutoLux

Gunsel

AutoLux
Website in English

Gunsel
Website in English

Sherif Tur
Website in Russian

Other Bus Terminals in Kyiv (Kiev):

Kyiv Darnytsya : Address: Gagarina Str., 1

Kyiv Dachna : Address: Peremogy Prospect, 142 (to Poland, Zhytomir, Fastiv, Rivne, Makariv, etc.)

Kyiv Pivdenna : Address: Akademika Glushkova Street, 3

Kyiv Podil : Address: Nyzhniy Val Str., 15A (to Kaniv, Bila Tserkva, Boguslav, Myronivka, etc.)

Kyiv Polissya : Address: Shevchenko Square, 2 (to Ovruch, Dymer, etc.)

 

 

Around the country: By Car

car

     If you have no problem driving in, say, Bangladesh, Mexico City, or Moscow, you "might" qualify to drive in Kiev ! All you'll need is your International Driving Permit, Proof of Insurance, and Nerves of Steel. :^ ) Otherwise, its better to use a local Ukrainian driver with his own car . Cars with Drivers are affordable. If you must, you can rent a car at major hotels in Kiev and through car rental agencies in all major cities in Ukraine. Be sure and get acquainted with current rules of the "Road Police" and traffic signs written in Russian and Ukrainian "Kiryllic" lettering if you decide to drive.

 

Rent-a-Car Companies:

Hertz Rent a Car
Kyiv: +38 044 494 49 35/38
Boryspil International Airport: +38 044 296 76 16/14
www.hertz.ua

Avis Rent a Car
Kyiv: Tel.: +38 044 502 20 10 Fax: +38 044 502 20 14
E-mail: avis@avis.kiev.ua
Address: 72 b, Yamskaya
www.avis.com.ua

Europcar
Kyiv: +38 044 238 26 91
Address: Gorkoho Str., 48a
Boryspil International Airport: +38 044 296 77 37

 

 

For the travel Agents Info go to our Travel Agencies in Kyiv page.

 

 

 

 

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