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Ian asks: Are there any trains or buses running from Dnipro to Lviv and from Lviv to Krakow? If there are, what is the approximate cost? Thanks
Expert's answer:
There are regular trains and buses running from Dnipro to Lviv, the ticket price is about 25 USD. And here is the timetable of buses running from Lviv to Krakow, about 15 USD. Our advice is not to send any help to a person in Ukraine before you are absolutely sure that this person is real.
Will asks: Hello. Are there buses operating from Warsaw to Lviv, and back to Warsaw from Lviv? If so, what should I expect at the border crossing from Ukraine to Poland? Does it take many hours or even days to cross into Poland? Thank you.
Expert's answer:
There are regular buses running from Lviv to Warsaw and back. The process of going through border control can take several hours.
Paul asks: I am talking to a lady friend that lives in Kharkiv and she wants to come here in the USA says that she needs $230.00 so she can get passports for her and her 5 year old son and can and train to Poland to get flight from there
Expert's answer:

The price of an international bio-metric passport in Ukraine is about 20-40 USD and usually it takes 7-20 working days to get it, delays of up to several weeks are also possible at the moment. There are direct buses running from Kharkiv to Warsaw, Poland, the price is about 60 USD per ticket. Citizens of Ukraine need visas to enter the United States, and the US embassy in Ukraine does not provide such services now.

As we receive similar requests almost every day, our advice is not to send any help to a person in Ukraine before you are absolutely sure that this person is real. The first step is to talk to this person directly, multiple times via something like Skype, Facebook, WhatsApp, etc. with a webcam turned on. There is internet in Ukraine. No photos can be trusted. Otherwise you are doing it at your risk.

Flor Samsay asks: How is Ukraine now? How can I travel from KIEV to Poland. I've heard that the train was shutdown... Is there any means of transport?
Expert's answer:
Yes, trains can be irregular due to power problems. There are regular buses running from Kyiv to Warsaw.
Peter asks: Hello, can a person living in Luhansk travel to Kyiv by bus? Thank you in advance for the information. Regards, Peter
Expert's answer:

As of November 2022, there are no direct buses/trains between Luhansk and Kyiv. The only relatively safe way is to go from Luhansk to Russia and from there through the Baltic states the person can return to Ukraine.

It is not recommended to send any help to a person in Ukraine, especially in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, before you are absolutely sure that this person is real (at least have regular video communication). Otherwise you are doing it at your risk and most likely will be scammed.

Richard asks: Are buses running between Warsaw and Kyiv?
Expert's answer:
Yes, check the following schedule of buses running from Warsaw to Kyiv.
Jan asks: What are the current options to travel safely from Donetsk to Kyiv or Lviv?
Expert's answer:
There are no direct buses or trains running from Donetsk to Kyiv/Lviv. So at first the person should go from Donetsk to Russia, there are regular buses running to Rostov-on-Don. From there, to get back to Ukraine is possible through the Baltic countries or Poland.
Sie asks: How much is it for a bus ticket from Odesa to Warsaw currently with martial law in Odesa and the war?
Expert's answer:
There are direct buses running from Odesa to Warsaw, the trip takes about 24 hours and the ticket price is about 50 USD.
Ed asks: I am meeting a friend from Krasnodon and we are meeting in Kharkiv and she says that she needs to go by taxi of about 300km to a bus station for the last 200km. Does this sound reasonable? Are the buses unsafe or not reliable or how do you find out about bus schedules? Thanks.
Expert's answer:
It is not true. There are regular buses running from Krasnodon to Kharkiv, the price is about 25-30 USD. You should not send anything before your meeting, a real person can afford this trip and you will be able to help afterwards anyway.
Mark asks: What does it cost to travel from Severodonetsk to Kharkiv?
Expert's answer:
There are regular buses running from Severodonetsk to Kharkiv, the price is about 9-14 USD. As we receive similar requests almost every day, our advice is not to send any help to a person in Ukraine before you are absolutely sure that this person is real. At least talk to this person several times via something like Skype with a webcam turned on. After it, you can move to the next step - meeting in Kyiv, a real person can afford this trip and you will be able to help afterwards anyway. Otherwise you are doing it on your risk.
Ray asks: What is the nearest train station to Uman. Travelling from Kyiv.
Expert's answer:
You should go from Kyiv to Uman by bus, there is a number of daily buses available, the trip takes about 3 hours, the price is about 8-10 USD. Check this timetable of Kyiv-Uman buses.
Stuart asks: How can I travel from Melitopol to Berdyansk today, and what should I be paying?
Expert's answer:
The following schedule of buses running from Melitopol to Berdyansk will probably be useful. The following service can be used to translate the sites from Russian.
casmir asks: How many hours from Sumy to Dnepropetrovsk by train and how much money does it cost?
Expert's answer:
There is no train running from Sumy to Dnepropetrovsk, here is the schedule of Sumy bus station and there are several buses on Sumy-Dnepropetrovsk route. The trip takes about 5-6 hours. You can translate the sites from Russian/Ukrainian by using the following service.
Robert asks: Is it possible to go from Nikolaev to Uman by bus and how much is the fare?
Expert's answer:
I found that there is daily bus running from Nikolaev to Uman. The bus leaves Nikolaev at 09:20 local time and arrives to Uman at 16:50. Unfortunately I don't have the information about the exact fare but it is somewhere about 10-20 USD.
alex asks: Is there a train from Borispol airport to Uman?
Expert's answer:
I found the schedule of the buses running from Borispol to Uman. This service to translate it from Russian.
Jh asks: Where can I find information about bus connections from Berdyansk? Is there a bus connection from Berdyansk to Simferopol? From Berdyansk to Melitopol?
Expert's answer:
According to the schedule from Berdyansk bus station site there are regular buses running to Melitopol (departure at 7:55; 8:40; 9:50; 12:50; 16:10; 17:00 local time). No buses to Simferopol but there is one to Sevastopol located not so far away (departure at 6:15). There are also several buses going to other cities of Crimea available. The following service to translate from Russian.

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