Arriving by busMost of international buses arrive at old Kyiv’s Central Bus Station (tsentralnyi avtovokzal). The old station sits like a hideous centrepiece on Kyiv’s most unsightly square, Moskovska ploscha.
Getting to townTaxis are always on hand and can take you to the city centre for approximately 50Hr. Demiivska metro station (blue line) is right near the bus station. Just go round McDonalds’ building, pass a subway and find the metro entrance to your right.
Arriving by planeBoryspil State International Airport (Аеропорт Бориспiль) is where almost all international flights land and depart. The smaller Kyiv Zhulyani Airport (Аеропорт Київ Жуляни) is only 8km from centre and handles mostly domestic travel and Wizz Air flights from Europe.
Getting to townExiting of the terminals in Boryspil Airport, you are sure to be approached by cabbies. The 20-25 minute ride to centre will set you back about 200-250Hr. SkyBuses headed to Kyiv leave from Terminal B and F roughly every 10-15 minutes. The charge is 27Hr and the bus will drop you off about an hour later at the Central Train Station or you can get off at the first stop near the Kharkivska metro station (green line). Tickets are available online at www.skybus.kiev.ua.
A taxi from Kyiv Zhulyany Airport to the city centre should not cost you more than 70Hr. Trolleybus #9 (1.50Hr) brings you to Tereschenkivska street nearby Ploscha Lva Tolstoho metro station (blue line). Trolleybus #22 goes to Dorohozhychi metro station (green line). Marshrutka #213 (2.50Hr) shuttles passengers to Dorohozhychi (green line) and Petrivka (blue line) metro stations.