303. Kiev, Ukraine

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Why

I first visited Kiev many years ago. It was quite a complex city. I remember it taking me a long time to find our hotel. The locals were quite friendly once we asked for directions :-). The city has fantastic architecture and a lot to see as you walk around the city.

 

Where

Kiev is the capital of Ukraine and sits in the northern part of the country just across from the Belarus border.

How To Get Here

Train

The train station is Kiev Railway. You can book your ticket at Ukraine Train Tickets.

Plane

The city is served by two airports.

The main airport is Boryspil International Airport (KBP).

The airlines serving the Boryspil International Airport (KBP) are:

7W, A9, Adria Airways (JP), Aegean Airlines (A3), Air Arabia (G9), Air France (AF), AirBaltic (BT), Austrian Airlines (OS), Azerbaijan Airlines (J2), Belavia Belarusian Airlines (B2), British Airways (BA), Czech Airlines (OK), ELLINAIR S.A. (EL), El Al Airlines (LY), KC, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), LOT Polish (LO), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Qatar Airways (QR), Ryanair (FR), Turkish Airlines (TK), UKM, Ukraine International (PS), W5, Y9

The other major airport is Kyiv International Airport (IEV).

The airlines has service to Kyiv Zhuliany International Airport (IEV):

Alitalia (AZ), Azerbaijan Airlines (J2), Belavia Belarusian Airlines (B2), Dart Aviation (D4), FlyDubai (FZ), LOT Polish (LO), Links Air (W2), Motor Sich (M9), Pegasus Airlines (PC), Vueling (VY), Wizz Air (W6) and Yanair (YE).

By Bus

The Ecolines provides service.

By Car

If you are already in the region you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

 

Where To Stay

Kiev has many top hotels to choose from.

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

Where To Eat

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

 

What To Do

Everything is written in Cyrillic here, so its a challenge to navigate. However the locals who speak English are more than happy to help. I remember it took us a while to find our hotel as its name was in Cyrillic :-).

Kiev, Ukraine - Maidan Nezalezhnosti Central Square

Kiev, Ukraine – Maidan Nezalezhnosti Central Square

Here are a few things to see when you visit:

  • Kiev-Pechersk Lavra
  • Saint Sophia Cathedral
  • Andriyivski Uzviz
  • St. Michael’s Cathedrale

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.

==>> Here is some additional information from Lonely Planet.

 

Additional Information

Language: Ukrainian

Currency: Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH)

Visit Kiev Ukraine

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