We are excited to welcome you to Kyiv!

Kyiv is a vibrant capital city and the center of the Ukrainian IT industry. It’s a safe and convenient destination with numerous UNESCO heritage landmarks, a rich culture and food scene, easy-to-use public transportation, and great accommodations at any price range.

Kyiv is the country’s largest city, with a population of four million. Sitting on the banks of the Dnipro River, it is one of the oldest cities in Europe, dating back to at least 500 AD.

The city boasts a thrilling array of diverse architecture, secret courtyards, quirky street art, and unexpected panoramas.

“Kyiv, Ukraine, is the most underrated city I have ever visited in my life. It exceeded all my expectations and changed my perceptions of what to expect from the region.”
—Jubril Agoro, Passport Heavy (2018)
“For travelers, its food and culture rival the best of Europe at a fraction of the price.”
—Traveller24 (2018)

Traveling to Kyiv?

By plane:

Kyiv has two international airports—Kyiv Boryspil International Airport (KBP) and Kyiv Zhuliany International Airport (IEV)—with dozens of flights every day. Each is served by multiple flagship airlines as well as low-cost European options.

By train:

Kyiv’s central train station is close to the city center and has service to all major Ukrainian cities as well as international connections to Prague, Warsaw, Bucharest, Budapest, Vienna, Sofia, and Belgrade.

By bus:

International buses from all over Europe arrive at the Kyiv Central Bus Station.

Where to stay?

There are many accommodation options in Kyiv—from 5-star hotels to cheaper hostels, from the business center ton a cozy historical neighborhood, you can definitely find an option that resonates with you. Check back soon for a list of specific recommendations of places to stay.

Getting around

Though Kyiv is very populous—with almost 4 million residents—it is very easy to navigate. Taxis and rideshares abound, and the public transportation system is extensive and easily affordable. The subway system is also host to the world’s deepest subway station: the Arsenalna station on Kyiv Metro’s Red Line is located 105.5 meters below the surface.


The spring is a perfect time to enjoy the city to the fullest. Kyiv has a humid continental climate; the average daytime temperature in April is 13–14°C and gets warmer toward the end of the month.

Get excited!

We can’t wait to host you next year in Kyiv! Get inspired for your visit by watching this video:

See you next April in Kyiv!