How to get to Ukraine?

How to get to Ukraine?

During its long history, which is inextricably linked to Ukraine and Russia, has good communication between the two countries.There are daily direct flights of aircraft and other vehicles, not only between the capitals of the two countries, but also between other cities.But lately, there is a tension between Ukraine and Russia, so it may be difficult in order to get on the territory of Ukraine.

In recent months, tightened border controls, especially for men of military age who are sent from Russia to Ukraine.During peak tensions, which occurred in the summer of 2014 in Ukraine could drive almost 90% of men aged 21-45 years, but in October the figure decreased to 5-7%.Therefore, to smoothly pass the border control and get on the territory of Ukraine should pay attention to the filling of declarations and carefully check all the documents.

can not carry on the territory of Ukraine:

  • Marks of the Russian Federation, whether the flag, the coat of arms.
  • Any placards with slogans that urge people to
  • sharp, cutting and piercing objects that may injure or maim people.
  • gardening items: shovels, rakes other.

How to get to Ukraine from Moscow


plane Currently international airports in Ukraine are taking in Kiev, Dnipropetrovsk, Lviv, Odessa and Kharkiv, Ivano-Frankivsk.In Lugansk and Donetsk airports are closed for an indefinite period.

Schedule aircraft from Moscow and more information about the trip to Ukraine you can learn AviaTut site.


train safest and cheapest way to travel to Ukraine - the movement of the train.Distance between Moscow and Ukraine is not so much that the road seemed tedious, besides you can enjoy both Russian and Ukrainian landscapes.

In response to recent events the train schedule can vary, therefore, planning a trip, check the official website of Russian Railways.

By car

If you decide to travel to Ukraine by car, be aware that you may encounter with the queues and delays at the border.Track the degree of congestion at border crossing points of Ukraine on the official website of the Border Service.

It is best to travel to Ukraine via Belarus.But it is worth remembering that Russian citizens can cross the border only at international border crossing points.

It is worth noting that at this point in the south-east of Ukraine is restless, it is not recommended to travel in a given direction.If you still need to get it in this part of Ukraine, read our article How to get to Lugansk.In other cities of the southeast have to get local transport, schedule to be recognized directly at the box office stations or from local residents.

Closed checkpoints on the border of Russia and Ukraine:

  • Marinovka - Kujbyshevo;
  • Dolzhansky - Novoshahtinsk;
  • Chervonopartyzansk - Gukovo;
  • Krasnaya Mogila - Gukovo;
  • Novoborovitsy - Alekseev-Tuzlovka;
  • Krasnodar - Donetsk;
  • Krasnodar - Nizhny Shvyrev;
  • North - Donetsk.