Flights to the Ukraine: practical information
Cheap airlines to Ukraine
Is Ukraine calling your name? Take off on cheap flights to the Ukraine onboard Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, KLM, Pegasus Airlines and Ukraine International Airlines from the UK. The cheapest flights to the Ukraine touch down at Boryspil International Airport (KBP), near Kiev. As for low cost, WizzAir flies to Kiev from London.
When to book flights to the Ukraine
Summer is without a doubt the most popular time to plan a holiday in the Ukraine, especially for active holidays like hiking in the Carpathians or hanging out on the beaches. Book your flights to the Ukraine 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares.
- Peak season: Summer, June to August.
- Low season: Winter, mostly due to the cold weather.
Direct flights to the Ukraine take 3 hours 30 minutes, London-Kiev.
Experience the Ukraine: what to see, what to do
As the second largest country in Europe, you can bet there is plenty to see and do in the Ukraine. With mountains, vast forests, Czar palaces and some great beaches… what's not to love about the Ukraine?
Essentials in the Ukraine
Kiev: Home to some of the most amazing Baroque and Orthodox architecture, Kiev isn't the drab city everyone makes it out to be. The Chernobyl Museum is a much and don't miss the impressive open-air Museum of Folk Architecture and Rural Life.
Lviv: Located in western Ukraine, Lviv is known for its UNECO city centre, filled with magnificent churches, palaces and a whole host of museums. Visit Market Square, admire the work at the Lviv Art Gallery and don't miss the banias (Russian-style saunas).
Crimea: Located in southern Ukraine, Crimea is the place to be if you're looking for a trip to the beach. Expect to be mostly surrounded by Russian tourists who are also there to enjoy the gorgeous coast. Don't miss Yalta, a small city known for its Russian Czar palaces.
Find more information on Travel to Ukraine.
Accommodations in the Ukraine
Kiev is about the only place you'll find hotels in the Ukraine that meet similar standards as Western Europe. If you're going to seek out the budget hotels, be prepared to meet true Soviet-style service. Stick to mid-range hotels which are still a bargain!