Abroad by rail: which trains run between Ukraine and European countries

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Abroad by rail: which trains run between Ukraine and European countries

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"Ukrzaliznytsia" continues to actively develop international connections with Europe. Thanks to this, getting to Ukraine or leaving it becomes even easier and more convenient. We have collected all current options for traveling by rail from Ukraine to 6 European countries and back.


Poland


Odesa - Peremyshl (036 Ш/Л), this train leaves Odessa at 14:58 and goes via Khmelnytskyi, Ternopil and Lviv. It arrives at its destination at 6:30 a.m. the next day.


The return train departs at 20:28 and arrives in Odesa at 13:58 the next day. Tickets for this train can be purchased both at ticket offices at train stations and online on the website of Ukrzaliznytsia.


Kyiv – Warsaw, two trains run in this direction at once: 907К/ 908О and 067К/068Л.


The first leaves Kyiv at 5:27 p.m., goes through Chelm and Lublin in Poland, and arrives in Warsaw at 10:09 a.m. Return departure from Warsaw at 17:49, arrival in Kyiv at 13:12.


The second runs the same route, but departs from Kyiv at 7:26 p.m., arriving in Warsaw at 10:12 a.m. Departure back at 17:45, and arrival in Kyiv at 12:07.


Tickets for these trains can be purchased both at the ticket offices at the stations and online on the website of Ukrzaliznytsia. To find the trains you need, you need to select the "Warsaw Vskhodnia" item.


Kyiv – Przemyśl, there are four different flights from the capital to Przemyśl: 053/054, 705/706, 715/716 and 89/90. There are departures from Kyiv both at 11:01 a.m. and in the evening: at 7:46 p.m., 8:14 p.m. or 10:52 p.m. You can leave Przemyśl for Kyiv at 9:45 a.m., 2:15 p.m., 8:28 p.m. or 11:30 p.m. You will spend 10 to 15 hours on the road, depending on the train.


Flight 053/054 goes through Lviv, the other three - through Vinnytsia, Khmelnytskyi, Ternopil.


Zaporizhzhia – Przemyśl (032P/D), this is a convenient option to reach Poland from the Eastern part of Ukraine. The train departs from Zaporizhia-1 station at 20:15 and goes via Dnipro, Taras Shevchenko station, Bila Tserkva, Lviv and arrives in Przemyśl at 15:18 the next day. Return departure at 18:10, arrival at 16:02.


Tickets for this train can be purchased both at ticket offices at train stations and online on the website of Ukrzaliznytsia.


Hungary and Austria


• Train 749 connecting Kyiv – Budapest – Vienna goes through Stryi, Volovets, Mukachevo, Zahon, Demecher, Debrecen, Pustekladany, Kishuisallash, Solnok, Budapest-Kehlenfeld, Gyor, Hedyeshhalom stations. Daily departure from the Ukrainian capital at 12:57, arrival in Budapest at 8:20, and in Vienna at 11:21.


You cannot buy tickets for this train online, you need to contact the ticket offices.


We would like to remind you that a new arrival center for refugees from Ukraine has opened in Vienna, how to find it, read here.


Czech Republic


• Currently, the Czech Republic can be reached with a transfer on the Kyiv - Prague route, with a transfer in Przemyśl.


Train number 715 starts its journey at 8:30 a.m. in the capital, then goes to Przemyśl (arrival at approximately 7:53 p.m.). From there, at 20:48, the RJ 1000 train goes to the Czech Republic. The final destination is Prague the next morning at 8:55.


Read about what changes await Ukrainians in the Czech Republic in 2023 in our article at the link.


Slovakia


• From December 11, the international connection Mukachevo - Chop - Košice is returning, there are two trains 960/961 and 962/963 on this route. The first departs from Mukachevo at 2:48 p.m., arriving at the final destination at 6:17 p.m., the second departs at 6:16 p.m. and arrives at 9:33 p.m.


Chop - Chierna-nad -Tisou 8861/8860 departing from Chop at 11:35, arriving at 11:46 the next day.


For now, tickets for these flights are not available for sale online either - please contact the ticket office. And we talked about how Ukrainians can get temporary asylum in Slovakia here.


Moldova


Kyiv - Chisinau (351/352), the train leaves Kyiv at 17:02, goes via Vinnytsia and arrives in Chisinau at 10:38. In the return direction, departure at 17:45, arrival at 11:48.

Romania


From January 18, the movement of passenger trains on the section "Rakhiv - Dilove - Valia-Vicheului" will be resumed, which will be the first railway route that will connect Ukraine and Romania.


The timetable of the Rakhiv – Dilove – Valya-Višeului train:


• Rakhiv - 06:10, Valya-Visheului approx. – 07:45

• Rakhiv - 14:10, Valya-Visheului approx. - 15:45

• Valya-Visheului – 11:45, Rakhiv approx. – 12:20 p.m

• Valya-Visheului – 6:15 p.m., Rakhiv approx. - 18:50


The price of a ticket in a 2nd class carriage will be 129 hryvnias, 1st class – 247 hryvnias.


Also, from January 18, 2023, train No. 810 "Lviv - Rakhiv" will be assigned, which will provide a convenient connection with the train "Rakhiv - Dilove - Valya-Vysheului".


Tickets for this train can be purchased both at ticket offices at train stations and online on the website of Ukrzaliznytsia.