Luhansk has a well developed transportation network; it is well connected with the rest of Ukraine, and with the northern, central and southern regions of Russia. You can drive from Kyiv to Luhansk along M04 highway called Kiev-Rostov.
There are direct flights from Kiev (Boryspil International Airport, 29 km east of Kyiv) to Luhansk (Luhansk International Airport) and back, the flights to Luhansk are on week days (except weekends), airlines operating this route are Dniproavia and Lugansk Airlines. There are direct flights from/to Moscow (Vnukovo International Airport), airlines serving this route are Euroline and UTair Aviation. There are also charter flights to the Turkish city, Antalya from Luhansk, the flights are serviced by UM Airlines
Luhansk International Airport has a “B” class runway 2.840 meters long and 45 m wide. Maximum take-off weight of planes is 100 tons.
|Luhansk International Airport
||Luhansk, Ukraine, 91039
||+380 (64) 258 1536,
+380 (64) 253 7269
|Boryspil International Airport
||+38 (044) 490-47-77
|Vnukovo International Airport
||28 km southwest from the centre of Moscow
||+380 (64) 255 1651,
+380 (64) 253 8232
|Ukrainian - Mediterranean Airlines (UM Airlines)
||Kyiv, 7 Shulyavskaya Street
||+380 (44) 238 2002
||+380 (56) 239 5311
||+7 (3462) 770-369
||International airport Tbilisi, 0158, Georgia, Tbilisi
||+995 (32) 433236
Luhansk is part of a well-developed railway system so travelling by train is a great way to go from Kyiv to Luhansk, the view across the vast Eurasian steppe is unforgettable, you will also meet some Ukrainian people, sharing is very recommended, if you bring some food.
There are a number of everyday trains departing from Kyiv to the Luhansk Railway Station. Trains take about 18 hours to arrive from Kyiv to Luhansk; most trains leave Kyiv in the early evening and arrive to Luhansk the next morning. It is better to buy seats in the First Class sleeping car, if possible.
A few Russian trains pass through this way but tend to go through Donetsk as well.
Luhansk Train Station
Address: 6 V. Pyatyorkina Ulitsa (Pyatyorkina Street), Luhansk, 91000
Telephone: +380 (642) 521 087 or (642) 524 037
Luhansk is easily reachable by bus, although travel by train is more comfortable. There are buses from almost every important Ukrainian City including Kyiv, direct buses takes about 16 hours to reach Luhansk from Kyiv. You can also take a bus from Kyiv to Kharkiv (located 350 km north of Luhansk) then you can take a regular bus to Luhansk. Additionally, there are good buses from Luhansk to Donetsk, travel time is around 2½ hours.
Luhansk Bus Terminal
Address: 28 Oboronnaya Ulitsa
Telephone: +380 (64) 250 7134
Autolux Bus Company
Address: 30 Chistyakovskaya Street, Kyiv
Telephone: +380 (44) 536 0055
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