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Leo asks: I'm brazilian and I want to travel from Kiev to Moscow by train or bus. Are they running normally between the two countries? Is is safe and trustful to take the bus? I don't have a visa to go through Belarus.
Expert's answer:
The best way to travel from Kiev to Moscow is to go by train, it is the safest and the fastest way. Here is the timetable of Kiev-Moscow trains available.
Alice Burgess asks:

Hello, I am trying to find the best way to get from Lviv to Budapest. I found a forum saying the #15 train with ukrainian railways leaves daily for Budapest and travels overnight.

I cannot find this train on their website. Can anyone help or share a better alternative? Thank you very much.

Expert's answer:
I have found the timetable of the following train running from Lviv to Budapest. You can use this service to automatically translate the sites.
Mats asks: Hello, I would like to travel to Mariupol, what route is recommended with start from Copenhagen Airport (CPH)? One suggestion I was told is CPH-Borispol-Dnepropetrovsk and to Mariupol by bus. Is this convenient or is there another solution? Which airline companies are operating on the different routes?
Expert's answer:
You can go from Kyiv to Mariupol by train, here is the timetable. The following service can be used to translate sites.
Will asks: How much does it cost for the train to Kiev from Kharkiv?
Expert's answer:
The price of the train ticket from Kharkiv to Kyiv is about 15-25 USD.
Valentina asks: Hello. How may I travel to Donetsk from Kiev now that the train has been stopped? Thank you for your reply
Expert's answer:
The following timetables of flights, trains and buses running from Kiev to Donetsk will probably be useful.
Michael asks: What is the most timely and cost effective way to get to Zaporozhye? Should I fly to the closest airport or fly to a different airport and drive? Thanks
Expert's answer:
You can fly from Vienna airport to Dnepropetrovsk. It takes about 2 hours to go from Dnepropetrovsk to Zaporozhye by bus or train. You can use this service to translate sites from Russian.
Frank asks: How do you travel from Kiev to Kirovograd?
Expert's answer:
There is a number of buses and one train running from Kiev to Kirovograd. You can use this service to translate the site from Russian.
Brijesh asks: I would like to go to visit Melitopol. Can you please tell me how to reach there? Is there any domestic flight goes there? Which is the nearest international airport?
Expert's answer:
The closest large international airport is Donetsk international airport. There is a number of trains running from Donetsk to Melitopol.
Bushra asks: What is the schedule for the train from Dnipropetrovsk and Simferopol?
Expert's answer:
I have found the following schedule of trains running from Dnipropetrovsk to Simferopol. You can use the following service to translate the site from Russian if necessary.
Dan asks: I am traveling from Kiev to Kharkov by train march 6th. Can I buy my ticket at the station or should I book ahead?
Expert's answer:
You can book tickets online, for example, here are some Kiev-Kharkov train tickets for March 6. You can translate the sites from Russian by using the following service. Or you can go directly to the train station and buy a ticket there. I would not recommend to buy the ticket last minute because probably there won't be any.
Jarrod asks: How long would it take to travel from Kiev to Donetsk and how much would it cost by train or taxi.
Expert's answer:
There are some fast trains (7 hours and 150-250 USD per ticket) and slow trains (12-13 hours and 70-100 USD) running from Kiev to Donetsk. Also there is a flight from Kiev to Donetsk available (takes about 1,5-2 hours and the ticket price is about 160 USD).
liz savage asks: I want to go by train or coach from London to Dnipro, Ukraine. Is this possible?
Expert's answer:
The following article about traveling by train from London to Kiev may be useful. And here is the schedule of Kiev-Dnepropetrovsk trains. You can use the following service to translate the sites from Russian/Ukrainian.
Ted asks: What is the train timetable from Odessa to Zaporozhe, and how long is the train journey?
Expert's answer:
Here is the schedule of the trains running from Odessa to Zaporozhye, the journey takes about 16 hours. You can automatically translate the sites from Russian/Ukrainian by using the following service.
dubropv asks: How do I travel quickly from Simferopol to Mariupol on Sunday 27th of May?
Expert's answer:
I found the schedule of trains running from Simferopol to Mariupol on May 27, no direct trains are available unfortunately. The following service can be used to translate the site from Russian.
treesa asks: How can I travel from Simferpol airport to Lugansk university and how much time will it take?
Expert's answer:
The following schedule of the trains running from Simferopol to Lugansk may be useful. This service can be used to translate the page from Russian if necessary.
jon asks: Want to get to Donetsk from Uman by bus?
Expert's answer:
You should better go by train because it is a long trip (about half of the country). Here is the schedule of the train running from Donetsk to Uman. You can use the following service to translate the page from Russian.
James asks: Are there are any fast trains from Moscow to Kiev? And from Kiev to Kharkiv?
Expert's answer:
There are no really fast trains between Moscow and Kiev (schedule of the trains, takes about 11-12 hours). The situation is almost the same with Kiev-Kharkov trains (9-10 hours, but there is one fast (6 hours) train #164K). This service to translate the schedules from Russian.
terri asks: i would like to have some information in regards to coming to Uzhgorod by train from Budapest Hungary, can you tell me how far it is and where I would have to make train switches and the cost of doing so to get there. My travel dates are May 16 - 18 inclusive, I return home on the 19th to Canada. Thanks.
Expert's answer:
Here is the schedule of trains from Budapest to Uzhgorod on May 16. You can use the following service to translate the site from Russian.
Nick Harbin asks: Train timetable Kiev to Nikopol
Expert's answer:
The schedule of the train running from Kiev to Nikopol. This service to translate from Russian.
Nils asks: How much is a round trip ticket by train Alchevsk - Kiev?
Expert's answer:
The cost of round trip ticket is about 120 USD. Here is the schedule of the trains available, this service to translate from Russian.
Jol asks: I would like to travel rail from Dnipro to Melitopol; is there direct line or would I have to get off in Zaporozhye and take some other form of transport?
Expert's answer:
There are several trains running directly from Dnepropetrovsk to Melitopol. Here is the schedule and this service to translate from Russian if necessary.
Tim asks: How to travel from Kiev to Vinnitsa?
Expert's answer:
The schedule of the trains running from Kiev to Vinnitsa. This service to translate from Russian if necessary.
Max asks: How long time with train from Kiev to Alchevsk, and cost?
Expert's answer:
It will take 14-15 hours to go from Kiev to Alchevsk by train (885 km distance). The cost of the ticket is about 1500-1800 Rubles (50-60 USD). And here is the schedule of the trains. This service to translate from Russian if necessary.
ete asks: What is the train distance/hours duration between Ternopil and Simferopol?
Expert's answer:
The schedule of the trains running from Ternopil to Simferopol with all the info required. This service to translate from Russian.
graham asks: Trains from Kherson to Melitopol?
Expert's answer:
No direct trains from Kherson to Melitopol are available. You can go from Kherson to Dzhankoi and from Dzhankoi to Melitopol (schedule). The following service to translate from Russian.
zenith asks: How many hours will it take to take train from Kiev to Vinnitsa? Can you tell me the time of train departure from Kiev to Vinnitsa for today?
Expert's answer:
It will take about 3 hours. And the schedule of the trains running from Kiev to Vinnitsa. The following service to translate from Russian.
mariya asks: How long it will take you to get from Ivano-Frankivsk to Rivne?
Expert's answer:
It will take about 9 hours if going by train, here is the schedule. It is on Russian but you can translate it by using the following service.
Osman asks: How can I go From Odessa to Kremenchug. Would you please inform me about train and bus hours and the rates. Thank you in advance. Osman
Expert's answer:
Here is the schedule of the trains running from Odessa to Kremenchug. The info is on Russian but you can translate it by using the following service.
Fatima asks: I need to travel between Bratislava and Lugansk. Is it possible to do this by train or bus? How long would it take?
Expert's answer:
It is possible but unfortunately there is no direct train available. Here are several ways with the two trains like going from Bratislava to Kiev and from Kiev to Lugansk. In total it will take about 2 days. The schedule is on Russian but you can translate it by using the following service.
Mustafa asks: Hello, Do I have a chance to get the timetable for the trains between Dnepropetrovsk and Nikopol?
Expert's answer:
There are no direct trains from Dnepropetrovsk to Nikopol, so you need to have a train from Dnepropetrovsk to Zaporozhye and from there another train to Nikopol (here is the timetable of the trip for July 12, you can choose any date you like). The other variant is to go by the direct Dnepropetrovsk–Nikopol mini bus (schedule) running several times a day, the departure at the central bus station (Kurchatova Str., 10). To have the general translation of the pages on Russian you can use the following service.
Mike asks: Is there a train from Kharkov to Crimea and what is the schedule?
Expert's answer:
Here is the schedule of Kharkov-Simferopol trains (on Russian) but to have the general translation you can use the following translation service.
johnwise1 asks: How can I get to Kramatorsk in Ukraine from London by train and how long does it take?
Expert's answer:
First of all you should read the following guide of how to get from London to Kiev (Ukraine capital) by train. From Kiev you can go by train #120 Kiev-Donetsk, the train passes Kramatorsk city on its way. The train departure from Kiev city is at 19:42 local time, train stops in Kramatorsk at 07:59 local time for only 2 minutes.
Obaye asks: I like to go from Kiev to Zaporozhye. What is the lowest priced but most comfortable way to go? I have checked the airfares, and they are quite high. I hope to travel around 10th July 2010. And I hope to make it return in 2 days, what kind of prices should I expect if its by 1st class train? I don't speak Russian/Ukrainian either.
Expert's answer:
Here is the schedule of the trains from Kiev to Zaporozhye for July 10, 2010. The prices are about 100-150 hryvnas (15-20 USD). To have the general translation of the schedule you can use the following translation service.
Pieter asks: Is there a train service between Khmelnitsky and Vinnitsa?
Expert's answer:
There are numerous trains of various schedules passing both Vinnitsa and Khmelnitsky cities on both directions. Here is the list of Vinnitsa city trains that may be useful.
Marcia asks: Is there a train you can take from Moscow directly to Lutsk?
Expert's answer:
There is daily train Moscow-Kovel (077M) that passes Lutsk city on its way. The departure from Moscow is at 16:38 local time (from Kievsky railway station), time in travel about 23 hours.
Kelly asks: Is there a direct train that runs from Moscow to Lutsk Ukraine and how many hrs would it take?
Expert's answer:
There is daily train Moscow-Kovel (077M) that passes Lutsk city on its way. The departure from Moscow is at 16:38 local time (from Kievsky railway station), time in travel about 23 hours.
Raja asks: Zaporozhye to Lugansk train timings?
Expert's answer:
Unfortunately there is no direct train from Zaporozhye to Lugansk. There are various other ways like for example by train to Melitopol (at 17:54) and from there to Lugansk. There is also direct bus run (departure at 7:10).
kc asks: Any trains from Moscow to Zaporozhye and how much is the cost in dollars?
Expert's answer:
There are several trains a day from Moscow (departure at Kursky railway station) that are going through Zaporozhye city on their way (the number of the trains varies from 1 to 3). The cost of the ticket also varies depending on the level of comfort (from 70 to 200 USD).
Graham asks: I want to get to Zaporozhye, Ukraine by train from London .Is it possible?
Expert's answer:
There is no direct train for such a trip, so you will need to go by several trains. I have found the following info about traveling from London to Ukraine (to Kiev where you can buy a train ticket to Zaporozhye) that may be interesting for you.
Sharon asks: Do trains operate from Kiev to Lutsk in the Ukraine and do they run daily?
Expert's answer:
Yes, there is daily train from Kiev to Lutsk (#823L departure at 15:20 local time, arrival at 23:07). Time in travel is 7 hours 47 minutes, the distance is about 470 km.
Cathy asks: How much is a return train ticket from Moscow to Lutsk, Ukraine?
Expert's answer:
You will go by daily train #077M Moscow-Kovel with time in travel of about 23 hours (1167 km distance to Lutsk), departure from Kievsky railway station of Moscow, the cost of ticket starts at 2,200 Rubles (about 75 USD).
Aizic asks: How do I travel by train from Vienna, Austria to Chernivtsy, Ukraine. How many kilometers is it? How many hours traveling time? What is the price of a ticket?
Expert's answer:
There is no direct train from Vienna to Chernivtsy. The first train will take you from Vienna to Lvov city of Ukraine (departure from Vienna at 12:28, arrival to Lvov at 10:31; the train is regular and runs every 3rd, 6th days of the week). From Lvov you should take a train to Chernivtsy (daily train, departure at 21:30, arrival at 8:43). I am not sure about the latest costs of the tickets, all I can say is that the most expensive part of the trip will be the ticket from Vienna to Lvov (I think you can get the price at Vienna railway station). The total distance is about 1,100 km one way.
Bob asks: Train ticket from Kiev to Slavyansk?
Expert's answer:
Train #020K «Lugan» running from Kiev to Lugansk goes through Slavyansk city. It will take you about 12 hours and will cost you 100-600 hryvnas (15-75 USD) depending on the car type.
p55sexs asks: Interested me, how long term is with a train from Budapest to Kharkiv and to shortest way and the cheapest paying to a rail tickets?
Expert's answer:
You should go by rail line Budapest-Moscow (train #15). You should leave that train either at Kiev railway station (better this one) or at Konotop railway station. And at Kiev railway station you should buy a ticket to Kharkiv. This travel will take you about 16-20 hours. The ticket from Budapest to Kiev costs about 100 USD.
Leon asks: Are there trains from Ternopil to Lviv? Is a schedule available?
Expert's answer:
There are a lot of trains going through Ternopil city to Lviv city. Here are several of them: Cherkassy-Ternopil-Lviv train (departure from Ternopil at 07:34 local time), Odessa-Ternopil-Lviv (08:20), Kherson-Ternopil-Lviv (9:50), Mariupol-Ternopil-Lviv (10:40), Moscow-Trenopil-Lviv (11:39), Kiev-Ternopil-Lviv (15:42).

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