By air

The main international airport in Ukraine is Kiev Borispol International Airport (KBP).

The national carriers Ukraine International Airlines and Aerosvit Airlines offer flights from many European countries to Ukraine.

Ukraine International Airlines destinations include: Austria (Vienna), Croatia (Pula, Dubrovnik), France (Paris, Nice), Germany (Frankfurt, Berlin, Munich), Italy (Rome, Milan, Naples), the Netherlands (Amsterdam), Portugal (Lisbon), Slovenia (Ljubljana), Spain (Madrid, Barcelona), Switzerland (Zurich) and the United Kingdom (London).

Aerosvit Airlines destinations include: Belarus (Minsk), Bulgaria (Sofia, Varna), Cyprus (Larnaca), the Czech Republic (Prague), Estonia (Tallinn), Germany (Hamburg, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf), Greece (Athens), Hungary (Budapest), Italy (Naples), Latvia (Riga), Malta, Poland (Warsaw), Russia (St. Petersburg, Moscow), Serbia (Belgrade), Sweden (Stockholm), Turkey (Antalya, Istanbul) and the United Kingdom (Birmingham).

Other airlines that offer flights to include: Adria Airways, Aeroflot, Aerostar Airlines, Air Baltic, Air France, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, Belavia, British Airways, CSA, Estonian Air, Finnair, KLM, Lithuanian Airlines, LOT, Lufthansa, Malev, SAS, Turkish Airlines and Wizz Air.

Kiev Borispol International Airport: www.airport-borispol.kiev.ua
Ukraine International Airlines schedules: www.ukraine-international.com
Aerosvit Airlines schedules: www.aerosvit.ua

By sea

Main sea ports in Ukraine are Ilyichevsk, Izmail and Odessa. There are ferry services to Ukraine from Turkey, Bulgaria and Russia.

UKR Ferry schedules: www.ukrferry.com

By bus

There are regular daily bus services to Ukraine from Moscow. Companies such as Eurolines offer routes to Ukraine from many European countries.

Eurolines schedules: www.eurolines.com

By train

Ukraine has direct rail connections with: Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Serbia and Slovakia.

By car

Main border crossings of Ukraine are: Tiraspol (Moldovan border), Chernivtsi and Izmayil (Romanian border), Chop (Hungarian border), Uzhorod (Slovakian border), Peremyshl (Polish border), Ratne, Chornobyl and Lyubeshiv (Belarusian border), Hujhiv, Kharkiv, Novopskov and Luhansk (Russian border).


By bus/tram

In bigger cities one can travel around by underground (in Kharkiv, Kiev and Dnipropetrovsk), trolleys and buses. Tickets can be bough on board.

By taxi

Official taxis have a ‘taxi’ sign on the roof and are equipped with taximeters. When taking a private taxis, one should negotiate the fare in advance.

By car

Driving is on the right side of the road. An international driving permit is required. Driver must also have insurance documents and ownership/rental documents. There is a zero tolerance policy on drunk driving. Driver and passengers must wear seat belts. Children under of 12 or less then 145 cm are not allowed to travel in the front seat. Speed limits: built-up areas – 60 km/h, outside built-up areas – 90 km/h, major roads – 110 km/h, motorways – 130 km/h. Mandatory equipment includes: first aid kit, fire extinguisher and warning triangle.