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2,637 Km
3 hour 10 min
Birmingham New Street Railway Station

Transportation to Kharkiv Airport from the City Center

Kharkiv, also known as Kharkov, is the second largest city in Ukraine and has a very crowded population. Kharkiv is known as a major industrial and cultural hub located in the northeastern part of Ukraine. Freedom Square, known as the city center in Kharkiv, is among the largest squares in Europe. Those who want to visit this city travel to Kharkiv International Airport.

Kharkiv is a city which has an advanced transportation network. You can benefit from plenty of options among public transportation alternatives to reach wherever you want to go. Taking the metro will shorten the journey time for longer distances, while options such as tramway, trolleybus, bus and minibus provide a more affordable transportation for closer distances. The services are generally provided from 5 am until midnight. However, it may sometimes be difficult to find public transportation to some parts of the city after 9 pm.

In addition to urban transportation, you can also make an intercity journey by some train and bus services. There are free Wi-Fi points in certain areas of the city. In the case of need for internet access, the foreign visitors can easily find out about these services' departure times by taking the advantage of these internet points.

If you have any difficulty finding your way, you can also ask for help from the ticket booths you can come across in the city. Please remember to keep your ticket during your journey. Otherwise, you may have to pay a penalty in case of ticket control. Some services may be charged higher than other options depending on the distance to be covered. If you want to travel more practically to reach where you want to go, you are advised to take the advantage of taxi or car rental options.

Kharkiv International Airport is 12.5 kilometers away in the southeast of the city. There are several transportation options to reach the airport from the city center. If you are at a distant location from the airport and want to benefit from public transportation options, you may possibly need to change the means of transportation. Depending on where you are, it is possible to get to the airport by choosing from bus, trolleybus or minibus alternatives. You can also reach the airport faster if you take advantage of the taxi or car rental options.


You can get to the airport quickly by taking the bus 115 or the bus 119. You firstly need to get to Prospekt Haharina Metro Station to get on the bus number 115; if you want to take the bus 119, you need to go to Peremohy bus stop. Other than transportation to the airport, bus plays a major role in urban transportation. There are many bus lines that serve throughout the city. You can also choose from these bus lines to reach the airport from different routes.


If you are planning to take the trolleybus line 3 to the airport, you need to change the means of transportation after arriving at one of the stops at Zirka Cinema, Kuznyechna Street or Hamarnyka Street. There are 30 or so trolleybus lines that provide transportation service throughout the city.


The minibuses used as supporting lines in urban transportation are also known as Marshrutka in Ukraine. You should firstly get to Akademika Barabashova metro station to reach the airport by minibus. Then, it is possible to reach the airport by taking the advantage of the minibuses 225 and 152 departing from this station.


There is no direct tramway service to the airport. However, you can take the tramway to benefit from the bus, trolleybus or minibus options that provide transportation service to the airport. Tram is also one of the frequently preferred options for urban transportation. There are nearly 20 tramway lines within the city. You can find a tram nearly on all streets of Kharkiv. You can take the tramway lines 2 and 15 to get to Freedom Square.


In Kharkiv, unfortunately, there is no subway transportation service to reach the airport. However, the metro network is connected to the bus and minibus lines that provide transportation service to the airport from certain regions of the city. You can get on the metro from any central part of the city to reach Prospekt Haharina metro station, where you can take the bus number 115 to get to the airport. Alternatively, you can get off the metro at Akademika Barabashova metro station and take a minibus to reach the airport.

Metro departs every 2-3 minutes or 5 to 10 minutes depending on the traffic density. Among all lines, the longest metro line is about 45 minutes. So metro is a very practical transportation option for longer distances in urban transportation. You can get on the metro with blue tokens, which you can buy from the machines next to the station.

There are three metro lines in Kharkiv as Kholodnohirsko-Zavodska, Saltivska, and Oleksiivska.

Line 1, also known as the red line, runs between Kholodnaya Gora and Proletarskaya stations. You can transfer from the red line to the blue line at Tsentralny Rynok Station and to the green line at Zavod im. Malysheva Station.

Line 2, also known as the blue line, runs between Tsentralny Rynok and Geroev Truda stations. You can transfer to the red line from the blue line at the first station and to the green line at Universitet-Gosprom station.

Line 3, known as the green line, travels between Zavod im. Malysheva and Prospekt Pobedy stations. At the first station of the green line, you can transfer to the red line and you can transfer to the blue line at Universitet-Gosprom station.


Kharkiv-Passazhyrskyi central railway station is right next to the Freedom Square in Kharkiv. Pivdenny Vokzal metro station, which is located on the route of the red line, is connected to the central railway station. The train is a means of public transportation mostly preferred to travel to the neighboring cities rather than urban transportation in Kharkiv. Although the trains are slower compared to Europe in general, the prices are very affordable.


In Kharkiv, taking a taxi is much more comfortable and practical compared to other public transportation options. You can get a taxi from any taxi stand in the city, as well as you can hail a taxi on the road. The quality of the service provided by taxis and therefore the taxi fares may vary from company to company.

Rent a car

It is possible to reach the airport by renting a car from the car rental companies in the city and you can enjoy the free and more comfortable journey. If you prefer, you can also book your car in advance by taking the advantage of online reservation option.

Airport Information

Kharkiv International Airport offers Wi-Fi connection free of charge. You can spend your time without getting bored at the airport by enjoying your mobile devices while waiting for your flight. You can buy many valuable products at affordable prices from POVA Duty-Free store inside the terminal building.

Those who want to take advantage of the VIP services can get the private VIP cards by phone. Thanks to this service, your special assistant completes check-in and other procedures on your behalf; in the meantime, you can enjoy your time waiting for your flight in the terminal special to VIP passengers. In addition, you can find a private business lounge, conference halls, and ATMs at the airport.

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2017

Transportation to Birmingham City Center from Airport

Birmingham is a city located in West Midlands, England, at the basin of the Severn and Trent rivers. It is the one of the biggest cities in the country and the second most populated city in the country, after London. Those who want to travel to Birmingham fly into Birmingham Airport. The city contains five main areas that are intertwined. The first zone covers the area known as New Street, which is the innermost part of the city and considered the city center.

When it comes to urban transportation most of the city is accessible by bicycle or on foot. The executive body responsible for the public transportation network in the city is Network West Midlands. This institution encourages citizens and visitors to use bicycles to get around in the city. Buses provide transportation to most parts of Birmingham as well. Many of these bus lines are run by National Express West Midlands. There are also Diamond Buses that operate throughout the city. If you are planning on riding multiple buses throughout the day we would recommend buying a day ticket, also referred to as a daysaver, because it is more economical than buying a single trip ticket.

Single fare or daysaver tickets for National Express West Midlands buses can be purchased on board from the driver but you must have the exact fare, the driver cannot give you change. Therefore we recommend that you have the exact fare ready before boarding the bus. You can also purchase different ticket options with longer validity from the Pavilion Shopping Centre, which is located in close proximity to the Moor Street Station.

There are many public transportation alternatives in the city that provide transportation to the airport. Most of these options provide transportation to the airport from the city center or from the main train station. Birmingham Airport is located about 10 km from the city center.

Air-Rail Link

The Air-Rail Link is a people mover located above ground that provides transportation between the airport and Birmingham International Station. The Air-Rail Link operates from 5:15 am to 2 am and runs every 2 minutes. The total travel time between the airport and Birmingham International Station is 2 minutes.


Once you get to Birmingham International Station via the Air-Rail Link you can take a train to New Street Station. The total trip to New Street Station from Birmingham International Station can vary between 10 and 20 minutes. Trains run every 5 to 15 minutes and operate from 6:15 am to 11:15 pm. Trains are usually more expensive when compared to buses. The rail service is provided by London Midland and has an extensive network throughout Birmingham. You can find maps detailing the train routes in tourist information offices located in various parts of the city. The fare for the train can vary depending on the region you will be traveling to. There are 3 main train stations in Birmingham. New Street Station is considered the main station and is located in the city center.

There are four different train lines that run throughout the city. The yellow line runs between Wolverhampton and Northampton, the green line runs between Hereford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Leamington Spa, the red line runs between Redditch and Lichfield Trent Valley, and the blue line runs between Rugeley Trent Valley and Walsall.

There are also longer lines that provide transportation to neighboring cities. The majority of the train lines intersect at certain points so passengers can easily transfer between lines.


Bus number 900 provides transportation to the city center from the airport. This bus runs every 15 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes at night and on Sundays.

Bus number 97 also provides transportation to the city center from the airport but it followers a longer route. However, one advantage that bus number 97 has is that it operates 24 hours a day. This bus runs every hour on the hour. Bus number 966 provides transportation from the airport to Solihull and Erdington.

This bus runs every 30 minutes during the day and every hour, on the hour, at nights and on Sundays. There is no central bus station in the city, instead buses depart from various parts of the city.

The majority of the buses pass through the Bull Street, Colmore Row, Moor Street, and Priory Queensway areas. Buses generally operate from 5 am to midnight.

There are two routes that buses follow, the Inner Circle, which runs through the city center and the Outer Circle, which avoids entering the city center and runs along the outskirts of the city center.   

There are also bus services that provide transportation between the suburbs, hospitals, and shopping centers. However these services run less frequently at night and on Sundays.


There are also coach services that provide transportation from the airport to Birmingham’s Digbeth Coach Station. The fare for these coach services are approximately the same as city buses. These coach services also operate at night.


The tram line in the city is referred to as the Midland Metro, so make sure not to mistake it for an underground metro line. Unfortunately, there is no tram line that provides transportation to the city center from the airport. There is only one tram line that operates throughout the city.

This line operates between Snow Hill Station, Wolverhampton, Jewellery Quarter, West Bornwich, Wednesbury and Bilston. The tram operates from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm on weekdays and on Saturdays. On Sundays the tram operates from 8 am to 11 pm.


Getting to the city center from the airport by taxi takes about 20 to 30 minutes. Taking a taxi is very convenient however keep in mind that taxi fares in Birmingham are quite high.


Ferry boats can be used as a public transportation alternative in the Gas Street Basin. However the city is not accessible from the airport by ferry.

Rental Car

There are 7 different international rental car companies at Birmingham Airport. You can rent a car from the rental car offices located at the airport or book your vehicle in advance by making a reservation online. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

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Which airports can I use for Kharkiv-Birmingham flights?

For Kharkiv-Birmingham flights, you can use Kharkiv Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Birmingham Intl. Airport, Birmingham New Street Railway Station for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Kharkiv-Birmingham and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Kharkiv-Birmingham is 2637 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 3 hour 10 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Kharkiv-Birmingham flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Kharkiv-Birmingham flights is Monday.

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