Domestic Transportation in Ukraine

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Means of Transport Recommended in Town

The Ukraine has a relatively dense public transport network: trains, buses, minibuses, trolley buses, trams, taxis and subway in the big towns.
Maps of Urban Networks
UT Library on line
Urban Transport Agencies
Ukraine subway map
Find an Itinerary
Map 24
Route planner
Taxi Companies
Kiev taxi companies
VIP Taxi services

Transportation From Airport to City Centre:






Car Rental
Kiev - Boryspil(KBP) 29 km / 18 miles UAH 100 / 25-40 min UAH 20 / 40-60 min - Available

Means of Transport Recommended in the Rest of the Country

The Ukraine offers a wide range of national means transport, serving all major towns: planes, trains, buses, minibuses and taxis are common and cheap.
Rail Companies
Ukrainian railways (website in Ukranian or Russian).


Name Type Domestic Flights International Flights
Ukraine International Airlines Traditional Yes Yes
Aerosvit Airlines Traditional Yes Yes
Aerostar Airlines (website in Ukranian) Charter Yes No

You Can Consult the List of Airlines Banned Within the EU. Look Also at the rating of the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


Traveling By Yourself

The road network is in poor condition. Drive carefully, avoid driving at night outside the cities, watch the behaviour of local people, who often do not respect the highway code or traffic rules generally. Also watch the pedestrians. Having an insurance for your vehicle is compulsory.
Driver's License
It is necessary to have an international drivers license in order to be able to drive in the Ukraine.
Conditions For Renting a Vehicle
Have a minimum of 21 years and a 3 years old drivers permit.
Rental Agencies
Europcar Ukraine (airport)
Ukraine car rental
Ukraine car rental portals
Road Maps
Road maps
Find an Itinerary

Rules of the Road

Minimum Driving Age
18 years.
Side of the Road For Driving
Right - side traffic.
Speed Limits
In town: 60 km/h (sometimes 40 km/h). Speedway: 90 km/h (sometimes 110 km/h). Highway: 130 km/h.
Safety Belts
All passengers, including the driver, are required to wear a seat belt.
Permitted Amount of Alcohol in the Blood
The penalty for driving under alcoholic intoxication is 2550 - 3400 UAH (485 - 646 USD)
National Roads Organizations
National Roads Department

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