How to travel from Vienna to Kyiv

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from Vienna to Kyiv

You can get from Vienna to Kyiv by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to Kyiv on Mar 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:30PMVienna23h00 05:30PMKyiv
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03:30PMVienna26h00 06:30PMKyiv
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03:30PMVienna25h30 06:00PMKyiv
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Travel Information from Vienna to Kyiv

distanceDistance653 miles (1053 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $68
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 24 h 48 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $68 (€60) • 33 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 653 miles (1053 km) by bus, flight or train from Vienna to Kyiv. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 33 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Vienna to Kyiv.

Travel Tips: Travel from Vienna to Kyiv

Travel Tips: Travel to Kyiv easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Vienna to Kyiv.

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Kyiv, Ukraine is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Austria enter Ukraine?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Kyiv from Vienna?

Conditions of entry into Ukraine:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Kyiv, Ukraine?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Ukraine has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 3/3/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Vienna to Kyiv.

Return travel to Vienna, Austria from Ukraine is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Ukraine?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Ukraine.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Austria from Ukraine?

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Austria?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Austria to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Vienna, Austria was last verified on 3/8/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Vienna from Kyiv.

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Kyiv from Vienna. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Kyiv is by taking a train with an average price of $2 (€2).

This is compared to other travel options to Kyiv:

A train is $66 (€58) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Vienna to Kyiv costing on average $68 (€60).

Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a flight to Kyiv, which costs on average $3 (€3) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Kyiv from Vienna is by bus with an average travel time of 33 h.

Other travel options to Kyiv can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 24 h 48 min.

The distance from Vienna to Kyiv is approximately 653 miles (1053 km).

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Kyiv is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Vienna to Kyiv as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Vienna to Kyiv:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) to Kyiv, Avtovokzal Teremky (Київ, Aвтовокзал Теремки).
  • Most travelers board their plane from Vienna International Airport and arrive in Kiev Boryspil International Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Vienna to Kyiv depart from Wien Westbahnhof to Kyiv-Pasazhyrsky.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Vienna to Kyiv, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Kyiv. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Vienna to Kyiv tickets on Omio for $68 (€60).

Yes, there are direct routes from Vienna to Kyiv with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to take to Kyiv with Eurolines Germany, Flixbus, Infobus or Euroticket.

Direct services to Kyiv tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Many of our customers traveling from Vienna to Kyiv don't make Kyiv their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Kyiv are Warsaw, Prague or Berlin, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Kyiv to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Vienna to Kyiv, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $68 (€60) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $3 (€3) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $2 (€2) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Vienna to Kyiv online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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