Information on international travel from Ukraine

 
Keep in mind that the schedule may be unstable due to the current situation in the country.
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Travel within Ukraine

Current carriers operating in Ukraine (availability may vary)

List of carriers operating in Ukrainian cities:

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Bezlyudivka Infobus
Berdychiv Ecolines, Infobus, Sindbad
Bolekhiv Sindbad, Infobus, Ecolines, Flixbus
Boryspil Infobus, Sindbad, Ecolines
Vinnitsa Ecolines, Sinbad, PKS Polonus
Voznesensk Sindbad, Flixbus, Infobus, Ecolines
Volodymyr Infobus, Ecolines, Sindbad
Zhytomyr Infobus, Ecolines
Nails Infobus
Zaporizhzhia Infobus, Sindbad, Flixbus, Ecolines
Meetings Sindbad, Infobus
Zolochiv Infobus, Sindbad
Ivano-Frankivsk Ecolines, Infobus
Kyiv Flixbus, Infobus, Ecolines, Sindbad
Kovel Sindbad, Infobus, Flixbus, PKS Polonus
Kolomyia Infobus, Flixbus, Ecolines, Sindbad
Krivoy Rog Flixbus, Infobus, Sindbad, Ecolines
Kropyvnytskyi Infobus, Sindbad, Flixbus
Letychiv Flixbus, Deutsche Touring, Infobus
Lubny Sindbad, Infobus, Flixbus, Ecolines
Lutsk Infobus, Sindbad
Lviv Flixbus, Lux Express, PKS Polonus, Sindbad, Infobus
Manganese Infobus, PKS Polonus, Sindbad, Flixbus, Eurolines LT
Mukachevo Infobus, Sindbad, Flixbus, Ecolines
Odessa Lux Express, Infobus, PKS Polonus, Sinbad
Sand PKS Polonus, Sinbad
Rivne Deutsche Touring, Infobus, Flixbus
Slovyansk Ecolines, Sindbad
Boldly Sindbad, Ecolines, Infobus
Sumy Sindbad, PKS Polonus
Ternopil Ecolines, PKS Polonus, Sindbad, Flixbus, Infobus,
Uhryniv PKS Polonus, Sindbad, Flixbus, Infobus
Uzhhorod Infobus, PKS Polonus, Sinbad
Ukrainian Ecolines, Infobus
Uman Flixbus, Ecolines, Infobus, Sindbad
Kharkiv Infobus, Flixbus, Deutsche Touring
Kherson Infobus, Ecolines, Sindbad
Khmelnytskyi Infobus, Ecolines, Flixbus, Sindbad
Hotin Flixbus, Infobus, Sindbad, Ecolines
Chernivtsi Infobus, Sindbad, Infobus

Onward travel

Carriers offering free transportation for Ukrainian nationals

The following European providers are offering free transportation to Ukrainian nationals from the following countries.

Austria

OeBB is offering free travel within, and to, Austria for both Ukrainian citizens and Ukrainian residency permit holders. More information can be found here (Ukrainian).

Belgium

Eurostar offers free travel to Ukrainian nations who hold a valid passport and visa to enter the UK. Tickets are available at Paris Nord, Brussels-Midi, Lille Europe, or Amsterdam Central; please talk to a member of staff. More details can be found here (English, French, Dutch and Belgian).

Belgian train provider SNCB/NMBS offers free travel by train inside of, to, and from Belgium for anyone able to present a Ukrainian passport, ID-card or residence permit AND the "helpukraine" ticket issued by Deutsche Bahn. More information here (Belgian, French, German, English).

International high-speed train operator Thalys offers free travel to Ukrainians on all their services (in France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. More information here (English).

Czech Republic

Since 24 February 2022, Ukrainian citizens with valid Ukrainian passports can travel for free in the Czech Republic with Czech Railways. More information can be found here (Polish, Ukrainian and English).

RegioJet, in co-operation with Ukrzaliznytsia, is running a daily train from Kyiv to Lviv and then onwards as a night train from Przemyśl to Prague with stops in Ostrava, Olomouc and Pardubice. Each train can fit up to 400 people. You can reserve your seat online, via email or phone. More details, including timings and reservation details, can be found here (Ukrainian).

Denmark

Danish train provider DSB offers free travel both within and to and from Denmark for Ukrainian citizens and residents. More information here (Danish).

Finland

VR Group is providing free travel via both train and bus to Ukrainian citizens and residency permit holders. Additionally, they are providing free travel out of Russia for Russians wishing to flee. More information here (Swedish, Finnish, English).

Onnibus offers free travel to Ukrainian citizens within Finland. A reservation must be made in advance via customer service. More information here (Finnish).

Finnair offers special fares (95% discount) on one-way flights from select cities in Eastern Europe to help those Ukrainians looking to escape the conflict. The discount is available with the code Ukraine95 throughout March. More information here (English).

France

Eurostar offers free travel to Ukrainian nations who hold a valid passport and visa to enter the UK. Tickets are available at Paris Nord, Brussels-Midi, Lille Europe, or Amsterdam Central; please talk to a member of staff. More details can be found here (English, French, Dutch and Belgian).

SNCF is offering free travel within, and to, France on any TGV or SNCF operated train for both Ukrainian citizens and Ukrainian residency permit holders. More information can be found here (French).

International high-speed train operator Thalys offers free travel to Ukrainians on all their services (in France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. More information here (English).

Germany

Deutsche Bahn is offering free rides to Ukrainian citizens from Poland to Germany. More information can be found here (English, Ukrainian and German). Read the official press release here (German).

Deutsche Bahn is also providing free travel to Ukrainian citizens already in Germany between the cities of Berlin, Dresden, Nuremberg and Munich without a ticket (valid id is required). There's an additional free ticket for onwards travel in Germany ("helpukraine") that can be obtained from a DB Reisezentrum (DB Travel Centre) or at a DB agency. More information can be found here (English, Ukrainian and German).

In Germany, Länderbahn (a Trenitalia subsidiary) will offer free travel to Ukraine citizens with proof of an ID card or passport. These trains will also run cross-border from Poland and the Czech Republic. More information here (Italian).

International high-speed train operator Thalys offers free travel to Ukrainians on all their services (in France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. More information here (English).

Hungary

MÁV-csoport (the Hungarian state railway) offers free travel within Hungary on all MÁV-START és a GYSEV to all Ukrainian citizens, residents or those with official refugee status. Tickets must be obtained before boarding the train (collect from station kisoks using valid ID). More information here (English, Hungarian, German).

DPA Bratislava offers free travel on buses and trains operated by DPB, IDS BK and ARRIVA Mobility Solutions. A valid Ukrainian passport or ID card is required. More information here (English, Ukrainian).

Ireland

Expressway and Bus Éireann are offering free bus travel for Ukrainain citizens with either a Ukrainian ID, evidence of arrival in Ireland within the previous seven days, or confirmation from a coordinating group / charity. More information here (English).

Luxembourg

All public transportation in Luxembourg is free of charge. More information here (German, English, French).

Netherlands

Dutch rail operator NS offers free travel within, and to, the Netherlands for both Ukrainian citizens and residency permit holders. More information here (Dutch).

Eurostar offers free travel to Ukrainian nations who hold a valid passport and visa to enter the UK. Tickets are available at Paris Nord, Brussels-Midi, Lille Europe, or Amsterdam Central; please talk to a member of staff. More details can be found here (English, French, Dutch and Belgian).

International high-speed train operator Thalys offers free travel to Ukrainians on all their services (in France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. More information here (English).

Flixbus is offering free rides within Poland to Ukrainian citizens with valid Ukrainian passports. More information can be found here (English, Ukrainian and Polish).

RegioJet, in co-operation with Ukrzaliznytsia, is running a daily train from Kyiv to Lviv and then onwards as a night train from Przemyśl to Prague with stops in Ostrava, Olomouc and Pardubice. Each train can fit up to 400 people. You can reserve your seat online, via email or phone. More details, including timings and reservation details, can be found here (Ukrainian).

Arriva offers free train travel for Ukrainian citizens. More information here (Polish, Ukrainian).

Łódzka Kolej Aglomeracyjna offers free train travel for Ukrainian citizens until further notice. More information here (Polish, Ukrainian).

SKM Warszawa offers free travel in Warsaw to Ukrainian citizens. More information here (Polish, Ukrainian).

Polferries offers free ferry transport for Ukrainian refugees from Poland to Sweden. More information here (English).

Romania

CFR Călători is providing free travel on public transport within Romania. "Help Ukraine" tickets must be obtained from ticket offices in stations or at CFR Călători travel agencies; a valid identity document and confirmation of entry into Romania. More information here (English, Ukrainian).

Slovakia

ZSSK offers free travel on any ZSSK train with or without a ticket for anyone able to present a Ukrainian passport or ID-card. More information here (Slovak).

Slovenia

Slovenske železnice offers free public transport for Ukrainian refugees in Slovenia with the presentation of a passport or ID card. More information here (English).

Spain

From 3 March, Renfe is offering free train travel to all Ukrainian passport holders to destinations in France or Spain from Barcelona (the main arrival hub in Spain). Tickets can be claimed at all points of sale in the station with valid id. More information here (Catalan).

Sweden

SL in Stockholm offers free travel on the subway and buses for all those carrying a Ukrainian passport, ID-card or driver's license. More information here (English, Ukrainian, Swedish).

Stena Line Ferry is offering free transport to Ukrainian citizens, and registered charity and humanitarian workers. More information here (English).

Switzerland

Swiss Federal Railways SBB Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) is offering free long-distance train journeys to Ukrainian refugees both from the border to a certain destination in Switzerland or to cross the country by train. More information here (Italian).

United Kingdom

National Rail is offering free onward travel on all trains in England, Scotland and Wales with a valid Ukrainian passport and a boarding pass or ticket showing arrival into the UK. Ukrainians arriving in the UK have 48 hours from arrival to complete their journey. Free travel in London on TfL's London Underground, Docklands Light Railway (DLR), bus and tram services are also included. More information here (English).

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Note

The above list of providers who are offering free tickets is being updated multiple times per day. If these travel options do not suit your needs, please use Omio to find and book your transportation. Do note that Omio has removed fees for all bookings that originate from Ukraine or are made via omio.com.ua.

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