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About Kyiv

Located on the Dnieper River, Kiev is the capital of Ukraine and a city of culture and art. Its squares and churches are worth seeing, including the St. Sophia Cathedral, Independence Square, St. Michael Cathedral, Opera House, Monastery of the Caves, Golden Gate, and Podil.

The best time to visit the city is summer and spring. With nearly 3 million inhabitants, Kiev is also one of the most popular cities in Ukraine. The city has a well-developed subway network, but taxis are also cheap. You can negotiate the price in advance and get around with taxis.

The Boryspil Airport is the preferred international airport and is about 40 minutes away from the city center. The other airport, the Zhulyany Airport, is mainly for domestic flights. From the airport you can take the train, a taxi or mini-bus (marshrutka) to town. The marshrutkas also run in the city. The busiest parts of town are the streets of Khreschatyk, and Maidan Nezalezhnosti.

Transportation to Kyiv City Center from Airport

 

Boryspil Intl. Airport

Boryspil International Airport is located 35 km from the city center. You can get to the city center from the airport by bus, taxi, rental car, and personal car. It takes about 45 minutes to get to the city center from the airport.

Taxi

Taxis are among the fastest means of transportation to get to the city center from Boryspil International Airport. Taxis are located in front of the terminal building at the airport. The total trip from the airport to the city center by taxi takes about 45 minutes. Taxis run every day of the week and offer a comfortable transportation alternative to get to the city.

Bus

You can get to the city center from Boryspil International Airport by bus. Buses are a more economic alternative when compared to taxis. The bus ride to the city center is quite comfortable. Buses are always available at the terminals and provide quick transportation to the city. With the Sky Bus you can get to Kharkivska Metro Station and Kiev Train Station. For areas that are further away you can get on the Autolux, Gunsel, or Ukrbus buses.

Shuttle

There are shuttle buses that operate between the terminals at Boryspil Airport. The inter-terminal shuttle provides convenient transportation between the international terminal and other two terminals for free. You can easily get around the airport using these shuttle buses, which run every 5 minutes.

Rental Cars

There are various rental car companies at Boryspil International Airport. You can easily get to the city center by renting a car from one of the rental car offices located in the terminal building. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Europcar, Hertz, Sixt, Budget and Avis.


Kyiv Intl. Airport

Zhuliany Airport is located 8 km from the city center. You can get to the city center from the airport by taxi, bus, rental car, and personal car. The total trip takes about 30 minutes.

Taxi

Taking a taxi to the city center from Zhuliany Airport is the fastest option. Since the airport is located so close to the city center, taxis can get you to central Kiev very quickly. We recommend using official cabs; that is the most reliable option. Taxis provide comfortable and quick transportation to your destination.

Bus

Another way to get to the city center from Zhuliany Airport is by bus. Buses are a more affordable option when compared to taxis. Taking the bus to the city center is comfortable and easy. There are many different bus lines in the city, so don’t forget to ask someone to find out which bus you need to take.

Rental Cars

There are various rental car companies located at Zhuliany Airport. You can easily get to the city center by renting a car from one of the rental car offices located in the terminal building. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Budget and Sixt.

Weather in Kyiv

DayMin - Max
FridayMin 21ºC - Max 28ºC
SaturdayMin 19ºC - Max 28ºC
SundayMin 18ºC - Max 29ºC
MondayMin 20ºC - Max 27ºC
TuesdayMin 18ºC - Max 32ºC

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