Find the cheapest flight to Ukraine

Ukraine, a former member of the USSR, is Europe’s second largest country. The country is definitely known thanks to the beautiful capital, Kiev. Dotted with superb landmarks – beautiful cathedrals, interesting museums and posh streets – Kiev is one of the main reasons tourists come to Ukraine.

Visas are not required for citizens of the European Union, United States or Canada. Make sure to know how much currency you have with you, as custom officers might inquire about the amount.

There are several international airports in Ukraine, but unless you are already in Europe it may be more expensive to get flights into any city but the country’s main international gateway in Kyiv. There are three airports serving the capital city.

Boryspil International Airport (airport code KBP) sits about 29km outside the capital city of Kyiv, and is the biggest and busiest airport in Ukraine as well as one of the busiest airports in all of Eastern Europe. The airlines serving the most destinations from Boryspil are Aerosvit Airlines and Ukraine International Airlines. You can see a list of all the airlines serving this airport here. Most of the passenger services at the airport are listed on this page, including the shops and restaurants, luggage services and banks. Ground transportation includes shuttles, buses, trains, and car rentals, all of which are listed here.

Kyiv Zhuliany International Airport (airport code IEV) is the second airport serving Ukraine’s capital, and it is located closer to Kyiv itself. It is a smaller airport serving mainly doemstic flights.

Other airports in Ukraine include Uzhhorod International Airport (airport code UDJ), Odessa International Airport (airport code ODS), and Lviv International Airport (airport code LWO).

Be sure to check on these deals on international airfare to Ukraine, and then read through our Ukraine Travel Guide to figure out what to do and where to stay once you arrive.

More Information on Ukraine

Ukraine is a huge country which was once part of the former Soviet Union and has become a popular travel destination in the years since its independence. Kyiv, in fact, is often called “the new Prague.” The whole country boasts many historic attractions, and some of the cities in particular are really worth visiting. Just be sure you bring a Ukrainian phrasebook, as English is not widely spoken.

Aside for the magnetic capital, Ukraine also bares a grimmer history which Cernobyl at its heart. It is possible to tour the site of the 1986 nuclear disaster and many tourists are interested in such a vacation. It is also interesting to visit Odessa, a seaport at the Black Sea, famous for the old town. Lviv also boasts a superb old city, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

You must try the local horilka (vodka) with pepper, which is a Ukrainian specialty. The cuisine is tasty and includes the well-known borshch (soup).