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Flights to Ukraine in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 9% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop
Average price£107Average for round-trip flights in June 2021
Round-trip from£53From London to Ukraine
One-way from£7One-way flight from London to Ukraine

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Ukraine right now?

There are current restrictions for travel to Ukraine at this time. These restrictions are for the safety of Ukraine citizens and travellers alike and are as follows: Ukraine has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals except those with residence permits, and has suspended all flights except for repatriation flights until at least June 15, 2020. All travelers, both Ukrainian citizens and foreign nationals, arriving in Ukraine are required to undergo a 14-day supervised quarantine period. The quarantine can be done in a private residence after downloading a special smartphone monitoring application.. If you must travel during this time and are allowed to based on current restrictions, please stay informed about updated travel safety tips.

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Cheapest prices for Ukraine flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Ukraine found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£69
February
£66
March
£66
April
£96
May
£75
June
£84
July
£120
August
£150
September
£81
October
£106
November
£93
December
£115
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Ukraine is March. The most expensive month for flights is August. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Ukraine?

Average Kyiv Zhuliany Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LON - IEV
Price
£66 - £220
IEV
Temperature
0 - 26 °C
IEV
Rainfall
33 - 90 mm

Peak season:

The peak season in Ukraine varies slightly depending on where in the country you are although the weather is generally best from May through to late September. You can expect temperatures to hover between 16°C to 25/26°C. July is by far the most expensive month of the year to visit making cheap flights to Ukraine very hard to find. Make sure you secure your flight tickets well in advance to make any kind of saving. April and May tend to be cooler and sometime wet although this is when the flowers begin to bloom and everything starts coming alive again which is a beautiful sight. Christmas and New Years’ tends to be busy, despite the very cold weather that grips the country. If you do manage to find cheap flights to Ukraine around Christmas then you won’t be disappointed thanks to the huge celebrations that take place, especially in Kiev. It’s worth noting down that the official Ukrainian Christmas isn’t celebrated until January 7th. May 9th is Victory Day, where the country celebrates victory over the Nazis. The whole county celebrates with Kiev seeing the main event. The last weekend of May also sees Kiev Day. It’s one of the biggest events of the year and is full of fireworks, concerts and late night celebrations. 

Off season:

Temperatures start to plummet from around late November, although it’ll be cold by October time. December, January and February are the coldest months however, with temperatures drifting into the minus figures and hovering at 0°C at the best of times. Snow is also very common and can sometimes last from November all the way through to March. If you’re not put off by the cold weather though you will find the cheapest flights to Ukraine with little effort.

When is the best time to book a flight to Ukraine?

The best time to book flights to Ukraine depends on whether you want experience or value for money. January and February are the downright winners in offering the cheapest flights to Ukraine, with return flight tickets available for less than £100 per person. You should aim to have your flight tickets booked at least four months before you want to travel, regardless of which month you are hoping to visit in. This is especially true for July which can be £200 more expensive than any other month. May to June make for the best months to book a flight if you’re interested in the events and festivals as most take place between then. If you are flexible with your dates and your ultimate location in Ukraine then you’ll find the cheapest flights to Ukraine are a lot easier to come by. Saying that, some airlines do have special offers on during school holidays so you can find discounted flight tickets if you plan ahead.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Ukraine?

At the moment, Monday is the most economical day to take a flight to Ukraine. Tuesday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Ukraine?

At the moment, flights at midday are likely to offer the best value for money for your Ukraine trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to Ukraine?

Flights from London to Kiev, Ukraine: 3 hours 10 minutes
Flights from London to Kiev, Ukraine: 4 hours 50 minutes
Flights from Birmingham to Kiev, Ukraine: 4 hours 45 minutes
Flights from Glasgow to Kiev, Ukraine: 5 hours 10 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Ukraine?

Ukraine and British Airways offer direct, cheap flights to Ukraine from London and make the journey pleasant, especially as British Airways provide free food and drinks onboard all of their flights to Ukraine. If you’re flying from anywhere else in the UK you might find that direct flights are harder to come by. In this case you’ll more than likely fly with Lufthansa, KLM or Air France. Deciding on which airline to travel with will more than likely come down to your budget and your own preference. You can also find cheap flights to Kiev with Wizz Air, although they only really fly from London Luton to Kyiv Zhulyany (which is close to Kiev). Wizz Air is cheap but they are a budget airline, so expect basic comfort and service. You also don’t get to pick your seat so it’s a first-come first-served kind of experience.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

The airport is around 30km away from the centre although getting there isn’t too difficult thanks to the reliable public transport options available. If’ you’re on a budget then the cheapest way would be to get a bus. The Sky Bus operates to and from the airport, with it terminating at Kiev Train Station before heading back to the airport. The bus also stops at the Kharkivska Metro Station. Despite being the cheapest option, the bus can be slightly problematic for first-time visitors to Ukraine as the train station isn’t nearby to any of the major hotels, meaning you’ll either need to get a taxi from the train station or jump off the bus at the metro station and then catch the metro towards your hotel. Your only other option is to get a taxi from the airport. This is probably your best method if you’re new to the city and all taxis are modern Hyundai vehicles. Make sure you agree on the fare before you set off though and don’t accept a lift from anyone hassling you as you leave the arrivals Terminal.

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How popular are flights to Ukraine this year?

Ukraine has seen a 70% decrease in demand for flights to the country compared to last year.

Cheap flights to Ukraine in June, July 2021

The best prices found for KBP flights for June, July
7 Jul - 21 Jul
£28pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair UK
Direct
KBP
Kyiv Boryspil Intl
KBP
Kyiv Boryspil Intl
Ryanair UK
Direct
STN
London Stansted
5 Jul - 21 Jul
£33pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair UK
Direct
KBP
Kyiv Boryspil Intl
KBP
Kyiv Boryspil Intl
Ryanair UK
Direct
STN
London Stansted
11 Jul - 24 Jul
£36pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air UK
Direct
IEV
Kyiv Zhuliany Intl
IEV
Kyiv Zhuliany Intl
Wizz Air UK
Direct
LTN
London Luton

Ukraine 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Ukraine found for this year
7 Jul - 21 Jul
£28pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair UK
Direct
KBP
Kyiv Boryspil Intl
KBP
Kyiv Boryspil Intl
Ryanair UK
Direct
STN
London Stansted
5 Jul - 21 Jul
£33pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair UK
Direct
KBP
Kyiv Boryspil Intl
KBP
Kyiv Boryspil Intl
Ryanair UK
Direct
STN
London Stansted
11 Jul - 24 Jul
£36pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air UK
Direct
IEV
Kyiv Zhuliany Intl
IEV
Kyiv Zhuliany Intl
Wizz Air UK
Direct
LTN
London Luton

Last minute flights to Ukraine

Late deals on return flights to Ukraine, departing today and this week
22 Jun - 24 Jun
£43pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
   
2 STOPS
KBP
Kyiv Boryspil Intl
KBP
Kyiv Boryspil Intl
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
22 Jun - 20 Jul
£44pp
LTN
London Luton
Wizz Air UK
Direct
IEV
Kyiv Zhuliany Intl
IEV
Kyiv Zhuliany Intl
Wizz Air UK
Direct
LTN
London Luton
22 Jun - 24 Jun
£45pp
STN
London Stansted
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
KBP
Kyiv Boryspil Intl
KBP
Kyiv Boryspil Intl
Ryanair
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted

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