1 stop (25h50m)
LOT Polish Airlines
1 stop (26h15m)
LOT Polish Airlines
From London and the UK it is possible to fly to Kiev with WizzAir, Lufthansa, KLM, Ukraine International Airlines and AeroSvit Ukranian Airlines. Of course, the cheapest flights are offered with low cost airline, WizzAir. Borispol International Airport (KBP) serves more than 61 destinations in 29 countries and is the main airport for Ukraine destinations, Kiev most of all.
Kiev is one of the oldest cities in Europe and attracts a lot of visitors for many different reasons. Summers tend to be warm but not too hot while winters are bitterly cold. Plan your holidays in Kiev for spring or fall.
Direct flights to Kiev take 3 hours 25 minutes from London.
Famed for its historic past, the city of Kiev is a fascinating destination to visit. Many people remember Kiev for Chernobyl, WWII and the Soviet rule in the past. Today, Kiev is the capital city of the Ukraine and the centre of splendid Ukrainian culture.
Chernobyl Museum: At the top of the sightseeing list is the Chernobyl Museum, a moving display of Europe's biggest nuclear tragedy.
Percherska Lavra: Percherska Lavra is a cave monastery from the 11th century, dug out by monks who lived there as hermits. It's a fascinating place with complex tunnels and cave rooms where the remains of mummified monks lay.
Kiev culture: Walking around the city is the best way to explore the treasures hiding here. Start your walking tour at St. Michael's Cathedral and catch the funicular down to the grid-like streets of Podil which was a merchant district in the old times but today is a chic restaurant district. People-watching in Kreshchatyk is endless fun while for something more cultural, catch a traditional service at one of the city's Orthodox churches.
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There is a wide range of possibilities when it comes to accommodation in the Ukrainian capital. Search for your hotels in Kiev well in advance. Most budget hotels are well equipped with Wi-Fi and hostels with communal kitchens and staff that speak several languages.
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