Kharkiv travel guide

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You're Going to Love Kharkiv

With a population of 1.43 million, Kharkiv is the largest city in Kharkivs’ka Oblast’, Ukraine by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Kharkiv has to offer.

When to visit Kharkiv

Kharkiv in November
Estimated hotel price
$11
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kharkiv in November
Estimated hotel price
$11
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Kharkiv in July, when the average temperature is 69.8 °F, and the highest can go up to 78.8 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 19.4 °F, with an average temperature of 23 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 2.4″. In contrast, March is usually the driest month of the year in Kharkiv, with an average rainfall of 1.3″.

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How to Get to Kharkiv

Plane

When flying to Kharkiv, you’ll arrive at Kharkiv Intl (HRK), which is located 5 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Kharkiv from the United States departs from Pittsburgh and takes around 30h 50m.

Train

Located 1.2 miles from the city center, Kharkiv Pivdennyi vokzal is the busiest station in Kharkiv. Another popular train station is Kharkiv Station, located 1.2 miles from the center.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Kharkiv Tsentralnyi avtovokzal, located 1.0 mile from downtown Kharkiv. Kharkiv Kharkiv, Автостанція Центральний ринок is also a commonly used station, and is 0.6 miles from the city center.

Plane

When flying to Kharkiv, you’ll arrive at Kharkiv Intl (HRK), which is located 5 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Kharkiv from the United States departs from Pittsburgh and takes around 30h 50m.

Train

Located 1.2 miles from the city center, Kharkiv Pivdennyi vokzal is the busiest station in Kharkiv. Another popular train station is Kharkiv Station, located 1.2 miles from the center.

Bus

The most popular bus station is Kharkiv Tsentralnyi avtovokzal, located 1.0 mile from downtown Kharkiv. Kharkiv Kharkiv, Автостанція Центральний ринок is also a commonly used station, and is 0.6 miles from the city center.

Airports near Kharkiv

Where to stay in Kharkiv

Average rates range from around $29 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $121 and up for a 5-star experience. There are also lots of vacation rental options in Kharkiv, with prices from $6 to $166 per night. Shevchenkivskyi District is the neighborhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, vacation rentals in Kharkiv are about 27% cheaper than a hotel room in the city.

Most popular hotel in Kharkiv by neighborhood

Where to stay in popular areas of Kharkiv

Most booked hotels in Kharkiv

Cosmopolit Hotel
4 stars
Poor (0, 0 reviews)
$35+
Iris Art Hotel
4 stars
Poor (0, 0 reviews)
$73+
West
1 star
Poor (0, 0 reviews)
$17+
Chichikov Hotel
3 stars
Poor (0, 0 reviews)
$86+

Renting a car in Kharkiv

Expect to pay $5.56 per gallon in Kharkiv (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $66.77 and $89.03. The most frequently booked car type in Kharkiv is Compact (Peugeot 208 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Nissan Micra or similar) are, on average, 63% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Expect to pay $5.56 per gallon in Kharkiv (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $66.77 and $89.03. The most frequently booked car type in Kharkiv is Compact (Peugeot 208 or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Nissan Micra or similar) are, on average, 63% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.